Leading a small group takes planning.
Before you begin your group, ask yourself these questions:
Here are a few simple steps to gauge the needs of your small group and cater your content to them.
Once you get a grip on the needs of your group members, it’s time to work on the purpose of your group.
Once you’ve determined your destination (the purpose of your group), you’re ready to choose your route: the content. You’ll also need to determine how long the group should meet to accomplish your purpose.
We hope this resource helps you as you lead your small group. For more tools, ideas and resources, sign up for the weekly small group tips email series and check out “(Almost) Everything You Need to Know About Leading a Small Group”.
Adapted from Rick Hove, “The Ultimate Roadtrip: A Guide to Leading Small Groups” (Orlando: CruPress, 2010). Crupress.com.
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