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Gospel-Centered Small Groups

Life-changing small group environments are less about how-tos and more about experiencing Jesus. They are not focused on building head knowledge but on changing hearts and minds. These communities not only equip their members for service but also expose sin and call people to adore Christ. Christ-centered communities transform lives from the inside out.

How to Choose a Group Bible Study: What You Need to Know

Are you leading a small group but aren’t sure how to pick a Bible study that will work well? Are you intimidated by how many choices there are for Bible studies? This article walks you through some of the important things you should think about.

How to Lead a Small Group

A small group isn’t simply a Bible study or discipleship group meeting. It’s a gathering of people who share their own thoughts and experiences and seek to learn from one another.

Makings of a Leader

Andrea Buczynki, Cru’s Vice President for Global Leadership and Development, provides an explanation and overview of the roles and responsibilities of a leader that are the foundation of our ministry’s leadership model.

Making Vision Stick

Bob Fuhs gives a seminar on casting vision and making it stick.

When People Curious About Faith Join Your Bible Study

An environment where Christians and non-Christians can study the Bible together and care for one another can be beneficial to everyone involved.

How to Build Community in Your Small Group

Relationships are the glue that hold small groups together. Creating an environment where people can deepen their relationship with one another is a big part of leading a small group.

10 Things You Need to Know for a Successful First Group Meeting

Preparing the first small group meeting is a crucial task for any small group leader. Group members are often unfamiliar with each other, and it’s important to help everyone feel welcome and comfortable. Here are 10 ideas to help you start well.

Beginning and Leading a Small Group: Mapping Your Strategy

Leading a small group gives you the opportunity to invest in peoples’ lives and help them grow in their faith. This series of articles will guide you through the essentials for starting a small group Bible study.

Handling Discussion Problems

The crash of a small group discussion can be ugly. Leaders often struggle with the unexpected because they don’t anticipate difficult situations and are unsure how to respond when they arise. Here are 10 ways to be prepared for certain surprises.

Preparing the Small Group Lesson

Small groups are designed to help people grow spiritually, so interacting with God’s Word through a Bible study or lesson is essential. Even if you are using pre-written content, it’s important to prepare in advance.

How to Have a Small Group with Purpose

Leading a small group takes planning. Before you begin your group, ask yourself these questions: Why am I leading this group? Where do I want it to go? How do I plan to get there? Check out this article to help you prepare for your study.

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