Watch the video above and talk about it with your group or mentor. Learn more.

Take a look at some important factors that help or hinder the relational comfort and trust in your group.

Key Points:

  • Set the tone.
  • Work through the awkwardness.
  • Don’t be weird.

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A great relational environment allows people to discover and share God’s truth together.

See Also: Series for Small Groups

Talk About It
  1. What is your initial reaction to this topic? What jumped out at you?
  2. Describe a time when you experienced an awkward relational environment – in a small group or elsewhere. What happened?
  3. How does a group’s relational environment help or hinder people’s spiritual growth?
  4. What are some practical steps a group leader can take to create a good relational environment?
  5. What are some things a group leader might do that undermine the relational environment of the group?
  6. Write a personal action step based on this conversation.