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6 Easy Ways To Destroy Community This Summer    

  • Posted by: SGN Team
  • Posted On: 06/06/2015
  • Posted In: Small Group Health

Welp, here it is. Summer. The time for vacations, baseball tournaments, camps and fireworks. Time for the pools to open and the schools to close. Crank up the lawnmower, fire up the grill and …

… prepare for everyone’s normal schedule to be completely jacked up. And if you’re a small group leader, you know exactly how difficult this can be. Tuesday nights were wonderful, until little Johnny started baseball. Thursday mornings were perfect, until Laura’s two kids weren’t in…

 
 

Can you really    

  • Posted by: SGN Team
  • Posted On: 11/19/2014
  • Posted In: Small Group Health


Over the years I have led worship for many small groups. I love it!. Almost every small group I have led worship for has been grateful for the music as if they had a deep hunger to worship together in their intimate setting.  One thing I have found in common with vibrant Small Groups is that they worship together.  These groups find a way to sit together during most weekend worship services, attend Nights Of Worship, talk about worship, include…

 
 

What is your intended destination?    

  • Posted by: SGN Team
  • Posted On: 11/19/2014
  • Posted In: Small Group Health

Recently, Steve Gladen, founder of the Small Group Network and the small groups pastor at Saddleback Church, sat down for an interview with Andrew Mason of SmallGroupChurches.net.

Steve covers the basics of starting groups well, and focusing in on the intended destination you're aiming at for your small groups. 

Enjoy!

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Hot (and successful) experiences for small groups this summer    

  • Posted by: SGN Team
  • Posted On: 11/05/2014
  • Posted In: Small Group Health

image via Terry Lane CreationSwap

image via Terry Lane, CreationSwap

Some small groups take a break in the summer, others make sure they are on mission, still more groups use the summer to build deeper relationships with one another and those who don’t yet have a friendship with Jesus.

No matter what your group is up to this summer you may want some ideas, things a group can do together and invite not yet…