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10 Habits of Highly Effective Small Group Leaders

Steve Gladen, pastor of small groups at Saddleback Church for more than a decade, gives brilliant advice to take your small group to the next level. What makes a group system thrive? Definitely, strong leadership, welcoming groups, small group guidelines. Saddleback's success from small groups comes from it's focus on health. He balances the biblical purposes of fellowship, discipleship, ministry, worship and evangelism. 1. Don’t do all the talking The best leaders facilitate conversations rather than dispensing information. The best leaders strive to facilitate the conversation and keep it moving from member to member rather than talking to the ...