I recently had an aha moment.
I realized I had made significant personal growth in a particular area of my life. As this sunk in, I physically felt taller, and heard that little voice inside my head say . . . Well done. Good job. It was worth the effort. I felt great.
However a deeper impact came when my husband verbalized the same positive messages. When he said the words I felt proud, positive, stirred up, ready to take on a new challenge!
Celebrating a person’s growth; whether it be increased effort, a job well done, reaching a set goal or their willingness to serve God and others is always worth doing because of this effect. We honor what the person has done but the celebration also acts as a catalyst to build self-belief and impart a desire to take on the next challenge.
So how can we celebrate and honor those who lead in our small group ministry? Here are a few ideas you might like to try.
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If a leader is doing something creative or different in their group and it is reaping rewards for group life, talk about it! Whether it’s in a…Continue Reading