Good Night

Good Night

It’s dinnertime on Saturday and cars line the street. With the doorbell ringing every few minutes, it doesn’t take long for things to get cranking. People troop through the house, depositing soda or side dishes in the kitchen as they go. Some of the moms stay behind...
Guys that Lead Small

Guys that Lead Small

Do you know the hardest volunteer to find? It’s a man willing to work with boys in a small group. It’s the boys groups that are the loudest, craziest, and sometimes, just sometimes, the most destructive. I’m a parent of 4th and 6th grade sons, and I...
Slow and Steady

Slow and Steady

We’ve all heard the saying, “slow and steady wins the race”, but if you’re like me, that’s not an exciting way to go.  I mean, fast and furious is more fun and you are likely to get to your finish line quicker that way, right?  Not so much.  There is a lot of...
Lead the Group

Lead the Group

One of the most important ingredients to our success in leading small is time. It takes time to get acquainted. It takes time to build trust. It takes time to create a safe place that your few all recognize. Unfortunately, many SGLs don’t make it long enough to reap...
Small Group in Training

Small Group in Training

I can remember visiting the zoo as a child. Watching a group of monkeys in their habitat swinging through the branches and screeching at each other as they played. It was incredibly entertaining & fascinating to my 5 year old mind. This past Fall, I had mental...

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