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Slow Down (and Accomplish More)

Last Sunday evening I visited our church’s School of Kingdom Ministry which is a weekly three-hour program that trains people in supernatural ministry like healing and prophecy. As usual, the first half of the class was teaching and the second half was practice. At the end of the teaching portion of the class I spoke […]

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Amazing Results in Unexpected Places

Jesus often perplexed his followers. Perhaps the most befuddled we find them is in John 4. In that story, the disciples leave Jesus alone near an out-of-the-way town in backwoods Samaria in order to go grab some lunch. When they return they are startled to find him crossing religious, gender, and racial barriers to converse […]

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The Worst Icebreaker Question Ever

It all started innocently enough. I had gone to the dentist and later that day went to my small group. I happened to mention my dentist visit before the meeting itself began and people started telling dentist horror stories. So I said, “Let’s make that our icebreaker question this evening, ‘What’s the worst experience you […]

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The Best Small Group Resource Ever

I’m excited to be blogging again. I plan to blog one to three times a month about small groups, discipleship, and doing multicampus church—all of it so that more people can experience Jesus’ power and grace in life-changing ways. Some of the entries will be about my favorite resources because I know small group leaders […]

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Fasting & Feasting

Last night my small group spent the bulk of our meeting just sharing testimonies from the church’s 21-day fast which ended on Sunday. It was a rich time, people really opened up and shared deeply with each other. Almost every adult in the group participated in the fast. There was a lot of variation in […]

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Discipleship thru Mini-Groups

How do you release spiritual growth in small groups? How do you help people move through barriers into the fullness that God has for them in Jesus? A big part of this is mini-groups. I love small groups and I also love mini-groups. What is a mini-group? It’s two to four guys or two to […]

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