Sometimes things seem more complicated than they really are. Small group ministry is truly one of those things. It’s just not that complicated.
6 things you need to know about small group ministry:
- There is no problem-free small group strategy or system. It really doesn’t matter what system, strategy or model you choose. They all come with a set of problems. Wise leaders simply choose the set of problems they’d rather have. The hunt for a problem-free solution may be the number one cause of ministry delay. See also, Breaking: No Problem-Free Small Group System, Model or Strategy.
- Your strategy or system is perfectly designed to produce the results you are currently experiencing. Don’t like the results you’re experiencing? You must look at the design. Results are directly related to design. You may want to believe your results are a fluke; that they are related to the weather, or who was playing in the Super Bowl, or who won the election. But your results are produced by the design. Want different results? Change the design. See also, 5 GroupLife Dots You May Not Be Connecting.
- There is no substitute for your senior…