Outreach,SGC Media

Bill Donahue: We Don’t Need Any More Small Group Bible Studies

26 May , 2017   Video

I had the honor of meeting Dr. Bill Donahue at a leadership event at my church. This video clip about small groups is from that night… Dr. Bill Donahue, Ph.D., is a speaker, author and leadership consultant. A graduate of Princeton University, Bill also holds a Ph.D. in Adult Learning from the University of North […]

Facilitating,Outreach

Build 4 Weeks into Your Group Study

22 Mar , 2016  

Building 4 Weeks Onto Your Small Groups

“Variety is the spice of life,” as the saying goes. The same could be said for your small group. Variety can spice things up compared to the weekly routine of Bible study, discussion and prayer. The other thing variety can do is “add on” to a study series that your group is going through. For […]

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Activities,Outreach

7 Ways Your Group Can Celebrate the Holidays

16 Nov , 2015  

7 Ways Your Group Can Celebrate the Holidays

The holidays are coming. What is your small group’s plan? NOW is the time to start planning! Many groups struggle with meeting and studying over the holidays, and this can be detrimental to the health of your group. Not only that, but this is a prime time of the year to help your group members grow […]

Featured,Outreach

Tom Severson on Small Groups for the Homeless

7 May , 2015  

Tom Severson on Small Groups for the Homeless

I’ve been asking the question to myself lately, “What would small groups look like for homeless?” In a recent blog post interviewed Ron Wilbur about how he ministers to the homeless with groups. One church that has had a strong ministry to the homeless is the Elgin (Illinois) Vineyard which is west of Chicago. It […]

Outreach

Ron Wilbur on Small Groups for the Homeless

16 Mar , 2015  

Small Groups for the Homeless

I’m asking the question right now, “What does it look like to minister to the homeless through small groups?” To assist in exploring this topic, I interviewed Ron Wilbur, pastor of small group health at Saddleback Church in Orange County, California. Here are 7 questions and answers about Small Groups for the homeless… 1. Ron, […]