Life change happens in the small groups. One of the keys to small group effectiveness are the leaders and the preparations they make.
Recruiting people to help volunteer in your ministry is one of the toughest things that we do as leaders. I believe there are six ways that we can recruit well, and help others discover their God-given calling in leading a small groups.
I believe that life change happens most effectively in the context of a small group. The willingness of small group members to attend and engage will ultimately determine the overall success of a group.
Those you are leading are always watching—no matter how young or old they are. They are watching you for tips and tricks on how to be a grown up and on how to be a better person.
Different churches call small groups different things—community groups, Sunday school, Bible studies, or life groups. But they’re all the same thing. And they’re all equally as important. And they’re the topic of our upcoming quarterly webinar.
Although your marriage events won’t have any actual cats and dogs, you will likely have both social and anti-social people. And here are three lessons we can learn from dogs when building community with our large events.
No matter the size of your church, you can invest in marriages through a marriage event. Here are some things to consider as you begin to build a budget for your event.
Perhaps your marriage events have hit a stale patch on road. You feel like the events look identical to the one before it. You’re ready to change things up and take these events to the next level.
Notes from the 2019 Orange Conference breakout: Get the Most Out of the Married People Strategy with Ted Lowe.
Notes from the 2019 Orange Conference breakout: Reaching marriages today with Matt Engle.
Orange Conference 2019 breakout notes from how to build a great marriage strategy with Ted Lowe and Dave Safstrom.
What makes marriage ministry personal for you? Who do you know that makes such a difference in the work you do? We recently asked that question on our private Facebook group. And here are some of the responses we got.
The theme for the 2019 Orange Conference is IT’S PERSONAL: It Matters More When It’s Someone You Know. Which is appropriate for both a marriage and a marriage ministry.
Everything we do in marriage either brings us closer or further apart. It’s as if we’re constantly on a sliding scale, moving back and forth, further apart or closer together with our spouse.
Unlike the previous generation, millennials long for experiences instead of stuff. And what’s their biggest experience? Their family. They want to have a great family. They want to be great parents and have a great marriage.