December 31, 2008 | Comments Off on Happy New Year
I want to wish each of you a very, blessed, and prosperous Happy 2009. May your families and small groups bear much fruit this year. Be sure to check back often for all of your small group needs. Share your stories and challenges. Let’s work together.
December 31, 2008 | Comments Off on An Opportunity to Help a Needy Family
This is an unusual post for me, but I wanted to make you aware of a need that will probably become more common as the more people in our country live on the edge. My friend and fellow author, Brandilyn Collins, has been blogging and Twittering for the past couple of days about a local […]
December 24, 2008 | Comments Off on Merry Christmas!
I want to wish all of my faithful readers a very blessed Christmas. In honor of the day, I’m going to send a copy of my book, Why Didn’t You Warn Me? How to Deal with Challenging Group Members to one reader. Post a comment and tell me why you can use this book. I’ll […]
December 23, 2008 | Comments Off on Open or Closed?
Spence Shelton at Small Groups Guy asks whether his church should allow closed groups. I always wonder why a church must have a “one size fits all” policy. Why do we have to have open or closed groups? Why not some of each? Last December I did a four-part series on four different types of […]
December 7, 2008 | Comments Off on Ministering to Gen Y
Chris Brogan has a fascinating post by Theresa Wu on Generation Y in the Workplace Explained. While this is aimed at the workplace, it seems to me that it also informs the way we do small groups for the younger generation. How do you incorporate these factors into your small groups?
December 6, 2008 | Comments Off on Twitter
I’m on Twitter now. Stop by and follow me. I’m having fun keeping up with my writing friends, but need more small group friends.
December 5, 2008 | Comments Off on Introducing the new SmallGroups.com
Did you think I fell off the face of the earth? It felt like I did. Nothing specific other than being terribly busy and a huge posting block (closely akin to writers block). I need to find a better pace, especially now that I’m back in school. I’m still trying to work, do the Gen […]