PDF document puts into words Harold's current understanding of shape of group meetings, leader role, Bible reading ideas, etc.
If you know something else that has worked better, feel free to follow that instead. Talk about it, though, so we can learn from each other.
Source for small-group meeting openers
Group leader as "spiritual safari guide" (article by Sam O'Neal from SmallGroups.com)
Surprising results of extensive research (article by Jim Egli from SmallGroups.com)
Learn how to classify and resolve group life difficulties (article by Heather Zempel from SmallGroups.com)
A way to focus on applying and responding to God's word (article by Mike Lueken from Leadership Journal)
Because discipleship comes from mission (article by Alan Danielson from SmallGroups.com)
Why patience is a virtue in all areas of small-group leadership (article by Seth Widner from SmallGroups.com)
Take a minute to consider this natural and effective tool for building community (article by Heather Zempel from SmallGroups.com)
An organic, simple way for a group of 2-3 same gendered persons to create a weekly rhythm of Bible reading, peer accountability, and prayerfully joining God's work in the world! (From Virginia Mennonite Missions)