Leading Life Changing Small Groups

ISBN-10: 0310247500

ISBN-13: 9780310247500

Edition: 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Bill Donahue

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List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Zondervan
Publication date: 8/15/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Dr. Bill Donahue is Executive Director of Small Group Ministries for the Willow Creek Association (WCA) and works with Willow Creek Community Church to train and develop small group leaders. The church has over 2,500 small groups and the WCA has over 12,000 member churches worldwide representing over 95 denominations in 27 countries. Bill Donahue es director del ministerio de grupos pequeños de Willow Creek Association. Previamente se desempeñó como miembro del personal de Willow Creek Community Church colaborando en la planificación e implementación del ministerio mundial de grupos pequeños. Reside en West Dundee, Illinois, con su esposa Gail y sus dos hijos.

Introduction: A Structure That Serves People
Small Group Philosophy
Mission, Values, and Vision Mission Statement and Ministry Philosophy for Small Groups
Five Core Values
Developing Fully Devoted Followers
Vision for Small Groups
Structure Structure of Small Groups
A Typical Small Group
A Small Group Division
Resources Commonly Asked Questions about Small Groups
Additional Resources
Small Group Leadership
Biblical Leadership The Call to Servanthood
Motives for Leadership
Leadership Responsibilities The Small Group Leader's Commitment
Small Group Leadership Responsibilities
Personal Growth How to Study the Bible
Spiritual Practices
Becoming a Contagious Christian
The Prayer Life of a Leader
Spirit-led Leadership
Resources Commonly Asked Questions about Leadership
Additional Resources
Developing Apprentice Leaders
Apprentice Development Identifying Apprentice Leaders
The Four Responsibilities of an Apprentice Leader
Developing an Apprentice Leader
Resources Commonly Asked Questions about Apprentice Leadership
Additional Resources
Group Life
Group Values Key Small Group Values
Group Formation Casting a Vision for Your Group
Developing Objectives for Your Group
Essential Components of Group Life
Communication in a Small Group
Stages of Group Life
Small Group Covenants
Resources Commonly Asked Questions about Group Life
Additional Resources
Conducting Meetings
Preparation Meeting Preparation
Choosing and Using the Right Curriculum
Group Dynamics Group Roles
Learning Styles
Personalities-God Made Us All Different!
Helping Members Use Their Spiritual Gifts in Your Group
Skills Ice Breakers and Group Openers
Facilitating Dynamic Discussion
Group Prayer
Conflict Management
Building Relationships
Troubleshooting Tips
Meeting Follow-Up Gaining Feedback for Your Ministry
Resources Commonly Asked Questions about Conducting Meetings
Additional Resources
Shepherding Members
Making Disciples Group-Based Discipleship
Promoting Spiritual Growth
Using the Shepherding Plan
Tips and Clarification for Using the Shepherding Plan
Encouraging Group Members
Providing Care Caregiving and Shepherding
Responding to a Crisis Crisis Caregiving
Resources Commonly Asked Questions about Shepherding Members
Additional Resources
Multiplying Your Ministry
Adding Members to Your Group Group Multiplication
Finding Potential People
Inviting Seekers
Birthing Day of Birth
Types of Births
Reducing the Trauma of Birthing
Birthing Follow-Up Care
Resources Commonly Asked Questions About Multiplying Your Ministry
Additional Resources
Starting Small Groups in Your Church
Getting Started Eight Key Questions
Phasing In the Small Group Ministry Four Phases
Developing Small Gr
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