Beauty from Ashes

Beauty from Ashes

During my time as a small group leader in my church, my experiences were unique. They were unique because not only was I a small group leader, but because my husband and I were also the youth pastors. We would switch off leading the large group sessions before...
The Waiting Game

The Waiting Game

If you’ve ever worked a week of camp before, then you’re probably familiar with the kind of weariness that can sink into your bones. It’s a task to be as available as you can be for an entire week to teenagers who want you to like them, pray for them, tough love them,...
Don’t Become Invisible

Don’t Become Invisible

Before we know it, summer will be here, school will be out, and our students will be sleeping in until noon. They’ll also start disconnecting from “normal life.” We were all there at some point. After spring break, school becomes a struggle. I’m sure...
What To Do If You Have A Bad Co-Leader

What To Do If You Have A Bad Co-Leader

Most of the time, having a co-leader is awesome. It’s awesome to have someone else walking through the SGL experience with you. It’s awesome to have someone you can silently laugh with when a kid says something ridiculous during group. And it’s awesome to have someone...

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