Steve Gladen, the Small Group Pastor at Saddleback Church, & Brett Eastman, President of Lifetogether & Producer of the Small Group Show, provide an overview of this week’s show.
Bill encourages new Small Group leaders with a few great ideas that will help them lead a successful small group.
Steve Gladen, Pastor of Small Groups at Saddleback Church, discusses the importance and benefits of meeting weekly, being flexible, and being honest with your group.
Steve Gladen, Pastor of Small Groups at Saddleback Church, shares ideas on how to utilize his book 250 Big Ideas in your small group.
Brett Eastman, founder of Lifetogether, shares his testimony, and how he met Christ through a small group. Then he talks about leading his first group, and some of the timeless principles he learned through the experience.
The God of the universe is crazy about you! His love is the most powerful thing in the world and He wants to give it to you, so you can live for Him. If you have made a commitment to follow Christ, then read Crazy Love to be reminded and challenged in your walk. Sharing from his own life struggles and sacrifices, author Francis Chan issues a call for selfless, Christ-like living. Let the love you have received from God impact your life like never before.
Join us for a live discussion about Steve’s upcoming book “Leading Small Groups with Purpose”
by Brett Eastman
One of the most powerful aspects of small groups is the opportunity to offer prayer requests, to pray together, and then to see how God follows through on those prayers. It’s amazing to see how God works over three months or six months or a year. Prayers gets answered, situations change, hearts change—your group sees God work in mighty ways. Read More!
Four basic principles for growing a healthy small group.
by Brett Eastman
When I first joined the staff at Saddleback Church. Rick told me he reserved seats for over 800 men on 7 different 747s headed to Washington, DC for Promise Keepers. I suggested we recruit leaders from some of the existing men’s groups to launch a few more men’s groups from the 800+ men going to the event. Over 300 men said they wanted to join a group, and half dozen men agreed to lead them. Read More!