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New Year, New Challenges

Jay Gordon
As we get ready to flip the calendar to a new year, it is a natural time to evaluate the last year and to make plans, commitments, or resolutions for a new and improved year. As Small Group Leaders,...
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7 Good Reasons to Multiply Your Group

Jay Gordon
...It seems the first step in this process is the most difficult, but it's the most important! The first step is to believe that we should work toward multiplication. I’d love to give you seven...
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4 Ways to Equip Your Group for Generosity

Jay Gordon
There are two primary areas where that is important—evangelism and generosity. While those two items are critical for the spiritual maturity of every believer, they are doubly for the leader. Why?...
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11 Ways to Equip your Group for Evangelism

Jay Gordon
Spiritual Maturity. How do you measure it? ...
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13 Tips on Starting Strong

Jay Gordon
As the new year of Small Groups begins, here are some things to keep in mind or to do for a strong start for your small group.
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Are Your Sheep Healthy?

Jay Gordon
The problem is that our (human) sheep may look healthy on the outside, but be anemic on the inside. As small group leaders, we have to make sure that our sheep are living spiritually healthy lives,...
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6 Ways to Lead by Living it Out

Jay Gordon
Nothing speaks more loudly than your example. ...
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Awkward: That's How First Time Guests Feel

Jay Gordon
We've all been there-- visiting a group for the first time. Opportunities for awkwardness abound. You think about sitting near the door as an easy escape incase the leaders are crazy. You make sure to...
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After the Meeting

Jay Gordon
Follow-up is vital to great group ministry. After the weekly group meeting is over, doing these things will make your group a great group!
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Introducing: Leader Tips

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Desire to Make Disciples

Jay Gordon
My name is Jay Gordon. My role at Brook Hills is as Adults and Small Groups Minister. The call on my life to work in adults and discipleship started 32 years ago. I was serving a small church in...