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Follow-up conversations outside of group meetings allow you to get specific with people’s needs. They are also a great opportunity to help others learn to lead - so don’t do all the follow-up yourself.
- Think about who else can help.
- Take along an apprentice.
- Make sure the one helping is prepared.
- Use appointments to train mentors.
Ephesians 4:16 He makes the whole body fit together perfectly. As each part does its own special work, it helps the other parts grow, so that the whole body is healthy and growing and full of love.
See Also: Mentoring
Talk About It
- What is your initial reaction to this topic? What jumped out at you?
- What are some situations where a person in your small group might need a follow-up conversation outside the group?
- Of those situations, which ones could or could not be handed off to someone else? Explain.
- How do you know when a co-leader is ready to take on some of those follow-up conversations?
- If you delegate a follow-up appointment, what do you need to do to prepare the person doing the follow-up?
- What are some things you would want to talk about after the follow-up appointment?
- Write a personal action step based on this conversation.