If you’re a small group leader and you have come to this site, you are probably looking for tips and training to become a better leader and build a dynamic small group. GREAT! You’re in the right place, all of our Video Bible studies have “Leader Lifters” on each DVD. If your group likes to rotate leaders, the leader lifters will help each leader stay in step with tips that can be done during each group session. Our website also posts Tips and Quotes to inspire and encourage Leaders.
Today’s Tip to Small Group Leaders:
“Start with your own relationship with God in Christ.
Ask yourself what is biblical community? Joyfully submit to church authority."
– Taylor Roberts
Community Groups Pastor
Vintage 21 Church in Raleigh NC
2. Testimony – Sharing your testimony is a powerful tool to bring new believers into the community of God and to bond group members into community. The best place to practice giving your testimony is in the comfort and security of your small group. Consider having someone share their testimony at each group meeting. Arrange it ahead of time with the person so they are prepared. Each of our studies has tips on “Telling Your Story” in the appendix of the Discussion Guide.
3. Tools – One of the quickest and easiest ways to get to know one another and launch a group selling a Steller experience is through the use of questions that prompt us to share.We call these tools… Ice Breakers and all of our studies have Ice Breakers in the Connecting Section of the Discussion Guide.
Our Deepening Life curriculum and Randy Alcorn's Bible study on Heaven are perfect tools to help "emerging group leaders." The Deepening Series also includes LEADER NOTES .... yes we give you the suggested answers to the discussion questions in the back of the book.
Church Kits include a Resource CD and are bundled with a DVD and a Study Guide. The Resource CD that includes Small Group Leader Training Packets, Sermon Outlines, Session Outlines including scripture references (that are great tools for new leaders), planning materials, group forms, graphics to produce bulletin inserts, banners, postcards and more. If you are a church and would like a FREE resource CD please add the CD of your choice to your shopping cart and at checkout use the coupon code: FREE CD. Make sure to add non-bundled Resource CDs that cost $24.99
Deepening Life Curriculum includes more than 14 small group video Bible studies: Acts, Romans, Promises of God, Fruit of the Spirit, James, Parables, Ephesians, Revelation, and character studies on the Ruth and the Apostle Paul.
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