Small Groups means different things at different churches. No matter what it means or how you structure yours, you know deep down this is where meaningful community should be happening. You know that deeper ministry engagement often starts and lives here!

 

When Your Small Groups Go Rogue

Cody Binder leads our Account Management team here at Church Community Builder, and oversees that team’s work in strengthening the relationships we have with our church partners. In his conversations with those churches, he hears from quite a few church leaders who struggle with keeping their small group ministries engaged, growing, and staying true to the larger goals of the church. Few things are more frustrating in church leadership than small groups that go rogue and pursue the small group leader’s vision instead of the church’s vision.

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How to Spot Your Next Great Leader

As a leader — whether at home, at work, at church, wherever I am — I’ve got one job that’s more important that any other. I need to replace myself.

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How You Lead Matters

You’ve probably heard it a dozen times from leadership books, from leadership coaches, from social media, from every source imaginable. People don’t leave jobs — they leave leaders. It’s become a standard leadership cliche. But cliches often become cliches because they’re true. People don’t leave jobs. They leave the people who were leading them in those jobs. And if you’re a leader, that’s a reality you have to pay attention to every day.

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The most important thing church leaders can do during the holiday season

Christmas is one of the busiest times of the year for every church leader. There’s one really important thing that often gets sacrificed throughout the year, but especially now: margin! I can tell you from my own experience that you can’t sacrifice margin if you want to grow and develop into the kind of leader God wants you to become. It’s absolutely essential to find it!

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