Starter Curriculum Sneak Peek

July 29th, 2012 by Reggie Sumpter

At GroupLink next month, we’ll unveil Community: Starting Well, our new Community Group starter curriculum. We believe it’ll help leaders guide their groups through their first eight weeks together. It’s designed to help groups make the most of that starter period, laying the groundwork for a great one- to two-year group experience.

We can’t wait for you to see it.

Last month, we gave you a teaser of one of the creative video elements. Here’s another. Taken from the video for Week 1, here’s Andy Stanley talking about the value of Community Group:

Groups Change Lives

July 26th, 2012 by Dan Mancini

Here’s another great baptism video demonstrating how community changes lives. We love stories like this.

Derek White- 042912 from NP Baptism on Vimeo.

Relational Versus Informational

July 23rd, 2012 by Adam Johnson

One of the most common questions I get as a Community Groups Director is, “What curriculum should my group study?” Read the rest of this entry »

Soul Care

July 19th, 2012 by Dan Mancini

To lead effectively, you have to lead from the inside out. We can’t rise above the limits of our own characters. We cultivate integrity and moral authority by maintaining harmony between what we say and how we live. Read the rest of this entry »

The Legacy of a Group

July 17th, 2012 by Janet Schroer

Some time ago, Grace Steinmann attended a women’s gathering at North Point. She wanted to connect with women in her same season of life. Read the rest of this entry »

Controversial Conversations

July 12th, 2012 by Reggie Sumpter

Theopraxis is a conversational environment where we equip leaders to better handle common theological questions that come up in Community Groups. Read the rest of this entry »

The New Person

July 10th, 2012 by Emily Kennedy

Have you ever been the new person?  How do you respond when you’re thrown into a new situation? Read the rest of this entry »

Building Connection: What’ll Ya Have?

July 5th, 2012 by Libby Hempen

The Varsity’s been around since 1928. It’s an enduring Atlanta landmark. Even if you aren’t a fast food fan, a trip to The Varsity with a group of friends is an artery-clogging bonding adventure if there ever was one. From the moment you enter “What’ll Ya Have?” invites you not just into food, but into a fun-filled and unique experience. Read the rest of this entry »

A Predictable Environment: Just Make the Coffee

July 3rd, 2012 by Allison Holley

As group leaders, we put high expectations on ourselves for the success of our groups. We often decide ahead of time what that success looks like and measure ourselves against that standard early and often. But what if we decide to just focus on the things God has asked of us?: pray, be prepared, make the coffee…and leave the results to him. Read the rest of this entry »