The Posture of a Leader

The Posture of a Leader
THE POSTURE OF A LEADER Great leaders adopt a posture of: Humility Teachability Curiosity Intentionality Your group members don’t expect you to have all of the answers. They expect you to care about who they are and to want to help them grow. That requires two things: Embrace others without condition. (Matthew 5:47) Expand your ...

The 4 Rules For Small Group Discussion

The 4 Rules For Small Group Discussion
Confidentiality. What’s said in the group stays in the group. No cross-talk. Be considerate of others as they share. Refrain from side conversations and texting during group time. No fixing. We are not in the group to fix each other. Jesus does that part. Sharing. Be sensitive to the amount of time you share. Don’t ...

Anthology App

Anthology App

4 Ways to Make the Most of the Holidays with Your Group

4 Ways to Make the Most of the Holidays with Your Group
The Thanksgiving-to-New-Year’s window is always an interesting time in the life of your small group. It rarely makes sense to start a new curriculum after mid-November, because you’re unlikely to finish it before your group breaks for Christmas. But you don’t want your group to limp into the end of the year. If you’re intentional ...

Using The Group Agreement

Using The Group Agreement
If you started a new group at GroupLink, the end of your eight-week starter period is fast approaching. In the final week of the study, you’ll discuss, fill out, and sign the Group Agreement. The agreement isn’t a binding contract. It’s not a document you turn in to the church so we can file it ...

5 Things To Do When Your Group Falls Apart

5 Things To Do When Your Group Falls Apart
It happens. You get to the end of the eight-week starter period and some of the people in your group decide not to continue. What do you do? If you have a committed core of as few as five individuals or four couples, you can continue on as a group. They’ll need to be committed, ...

Re:Group – Group Leader Huddle

Re:Group - Group Leader Huddle
Don’t miss out on our next group leader huddle luncheon. We invited a special guest speaker from Northpoint Ministries in Atlanta who has a ton of experience leading and helping community groups. So, mark it on your calendar and RSVP.  Lunch and childcare will be provided.  Sunday, August 14th from 1-2PM upstairs in the 252Street ...

Why Community Is Vital To Our Growth

Why Community Is Vital To Our Growth
John 10:10 says he came to give life and life more abundantly. The abundant life is one that involves community. God intended us to do life with other believers. The abundant life isn’t one without challenges but a life centered on Christ to meet those challenges. Community is a place where we are surrounded by those who ...

Lead Small

Lead Small
  I discovered something while at a men’s retreat. The greatest impact you can make in the lives of people is to lead small.  We often think bigger is better but when it comes to growing in our faith and building authentic relationships, smaller wins out. When you look at the life of Jesus, He ...

Why We Need Structure In Groups?

Why We Need Structure In Groups?
Without structure, a plan or any organization, buildings could not be built or remain standing. If built without any structure, a building would eventually crumble. In the same way, a community group without any structure will drift and wander without any purpose or goal. There are some groups that don’t have any structure when it ...