Group Leader Resources

Small-groups at Trissels

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.

Mega-collection of Ice-breakers and Sharing Questions

Source for small-group meeting openers

This Is Why They Call You a "Leader"

Group leader as "spiritual safari guide" (article by Sam O'Neal from

A Small-Group Leader's Most Important Job

Surprising results of extensive research (article by Jim Egli from

The Three Levels of Small-Group Problems

Learn how to classify and resolve group life difficulties (article by Heather Zempel from

One Thing Groups

A way to focus on applying and responding to God's word (article by Mike Lueken from Leadership Journal)

Why Small Groups Need to Be On Mission

Because discipleship comes from mission (article by Alan Danielson from

Wait For It...

Why patience is a virtue in all areas of small-group leadership (article by Seth Widner from

Sharing a Meal

Take a minute to consider this natural and effective tool for building community (article by Heather Zempel from

Life Transformation Group brochure

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)