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 […]

Group Studies,SGC Media

Wonderlife by Mike Foster

4 Feb , 2016   Video

Wonderlife by Mike Foster and People of the Second Chance is a triumphant sequel to Freeway. While matching the same creative, relevant and artistic design of Freeway, Wonderlife continues past the journey of Freedom and into the “what’s next?” space of mission and calling. Wonderlife is the Not-So-Perfect Guide to Who You Are and Why […]

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Hangouts,SGC Media

2015 Young Leaders Lobby

29 Jul , 2015  

2015 Young Leaders Lobby Conference

The Young Leaders Lobby Conference is a gathering of 20’s and 30’s leaders that are driven by small group community. It’s happening October 12th – 14th, 2015 in sunny Southern California at the beautiful Rancho Capistrano Retreat Center in San Juan Capistrano, CA. Quick warning: This is not your average church leadership conference! While there […]

Books,Featured,Group Studies,SGC Media

Daring Faith by Rick Warren

26 May , 2015  

Daring Faith by Rick Warren

In the first small group video session of the Daring Faith series, Rick Warren make the following statement: “The most daring thing you can do with your life is to live completely for Jesus Christ. Today in America and most of the western world, we have removed all of the danger of following Christ. We […]

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Books,Featured,SGC Media

Video: Leading Small Groups in the Way of Jesus by Scott Boren

26 Jan , 2015  

Leading Small Groups In the Way of Jesus Scott Boren

I just got into my hands Scott Boren’s brand new book, Leading Small Groups in the Way of Jesus. We will have a full in-depth article review of the book here on SGC in the coming days, but I thought I’d throw up a quick video here and give you a sneak peek at it. […]

Books,Featured,Hangouts,SGC Media

Mike Foster Brings Freedom to Small Groups

5 Jun , 2014   Video

“Do you know of any good small studies out there?”  I constantly hear this question from small group point people. If you’re looking for something new, creative and engaging, you don’t want to miss this SGC Hangout! In our latest installment, we talk with Mike Foster of People of the Second Chance. Formerly of XXXChurch.com, […]

Featured,Hangouts,SGC Media,Strategies

Steve Gladen: The Intended Destination

29 May , 2014   Video

Steve Gladen, intended destination

How do you get small groups started at your church? How do you get more people connected and growing in small groups than attend your weekend services? These are not only questions that Steve Gladen gets asked on a regular basis but they are also questions that Steve answers in our latest edition of SGC […]


Featured,Hangouts,Leadership,SGC Media

Scott Boren: Developing Small Group Leaders

9 Apr , 2014  

Scott Boren Developing Small Group Leaders

How do we create a culture that encourages healthy leadership development? Is it possible for our small group systems and goals to actually get in the way of spiritual formation in a leader’s life? In the video below, I hangout with our own Scott Boren to discuss how we can maintain the value of making […]

Featured,Prayer,SGC Media

Jim Egli on Small Group Leaders Who Pray

10 Mar , 2014   Video

How much does the prayer life of the small group leader impact his or her small group? Is there a specific prayer focus a small group leader should have? In our latest SGC Hangout we answer these questions and more with author and Pastor Jim Egli. Jim is the Leadership Pastor at the Vineyard Church […]


Discipling,Featured,SGC Media

Small Groups and Commitment

17 Feb , 2014  

Small Groups and Commitment

Discipleship is all about leading people to deeper commitments to Christ. Small groups should be the environment where commitment is cultivated in each member. What needs to happen in a small group to encourage this kind of spiritual formation in people? What does a small group leader need to be doing to increase the opportunity […]