getting started as a new group leader
First Time Here?
First time to groupleaders.org? Check out the video above for more information about who we are and what you can find here.
First time leading?
The video above will give you quick overview of what we think is the most important information for new leaders, below you'll find training, resources, and articles that are specifically tailored to first-time leaders.
Leader Training for first-time leaders
articles for first-time leaders
Did you just start a new group? If so, we have some resources we want you to know about.
If you just started a new group, you've now entered the "takeoff" phase of its life. Here are two things you can do to have a smooth takeoff.
There are lots of different ways to tell your stories in group. In this blog post, I’m going to talk about another one. It’s a unique approach with a lot of benefits.
Visit groupleaders.org/startingwell. It has a ton of stuff to help you lead your group through Community: Starting Well In Your Small Group
One of the most important things you can do as a group leader is to be intentional. That means leading your group toward a destination, and making sure that the things you do and your conversations have a purpose.
The idea of telling your personal story to the other members of your group may seem a little uncomfortable, but it doesn't have to be a big production.
Our hope is that Community helps to launch a year or two of amazing growth in the life of your group.
Here are four ways you can guide your group members to structure their stories in a way that helps them to communicate the most important details and connect with the other members of the group.