Week #1: Creating an Outwardly Focused Small Group
Small groups that become inwardly focused, concerned mainly about their own members, are unlikely to ever reproduce. It takes intentional leadership to help a small group develop a concern for those people who are not part of the group yet.
Week #2: How to Find New Group Members
Find new group members by looking for unconnected people, especially those you already have some relationship with.
Week #3: Train Your Group to Be Invitational
A great small group will be invitational, but it doesn’t happen by accident. Its leadership team must be intentional about helping the group reach out to people who aren’t there yet.
Week #4: Strategic Times to Invite
Every group should strive to be invitational. There are certain times in a group’s calendar where inviting is easier and makes sense.
Week #5: How to Make Your Group Welcoming to Guests
It can be intimidating to attend a small group for the first time. Will your group make guests feel welcome or weird?
Week #6: How to Avoid Being a Weird Small Group
If a group is weird or awkward, people will not come back. Here is how not to be weird!