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GroupLife Midwest: Ten Essential Awarenesses… with Rick Howerton

February 20, 2012


Ten Essential Awarenesses…Small Group Leadership That Transforms with Rick Howerton         All of us have fallen or will fall into every one of the life situation categories at some time in our lives. Tribal group members may have a Mark 9:24 perspective of Scripture. God is a person, not a genie in a […]

GroupLife MidWest: The Character of Leadership with Steve Gladen

February 16, 2012


The Character of Leadership: FOUR questions everyone needs to answer to last in ministry by Steve Gladen 1. THE IDENTITY QUESTION: Who am I? Picture                         MOSES Moses knew and embraced who he was and who he was not. (Exodus 3) Moses was honest about his heritage and who God had created him to […]

Creating Missional Communities – Velocity Pre-conference

February 25, 2010


Michael Stewart, Pastor of Missional Community at Austin Stone Church, not only explained the tri-perpectival Gospel (adapted from Tim Keller), he had us read and discuss the material in small groups. What better way to present on a topic about small groups. But these aren’t just any small groups, they are what Michael refers to […]

Small Groups and Social Media

June 4, 2009


Are you a group leader who connects with members through the week on facebook? Are you a group director that has established a facebook group for your coaching team? Do you have a group twitter or blog? Does your group connect through online bible applications like YouVersion?  Are you a group that has created a […]

How Great Minds Work

November 25, 2008


About 2 months ago, my friend, Cynthia Ware (Digital Sanctuary), recommended I follow Tony Steward (Online Community Pastor at since our church was exploring the idea of an Internet Campus.  I am so happy I took that advice. Since then, I participated in LifeShare, a 7-day online challenge, and I’ve had the privilege of being in an […]

Why couldn’t I sleep last night???

November 19, 2008


There are lots of reasons I have trouble sleeping… family issues, work plans, scary movies. But last night I found a new reason to toss and turn – anticipation.  You see, last night my online group (United Nerd LifeGroup) that I have been part of for 6 weeks was issued a mighty challenge. More on […]


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