If you are a new leader or have yet to attend a Group Leader Training event, this breakout is for you. We’ll go over the responsibilities and requirements of leading as well as the practical nitty gritty of leading your group each week.
If you’ve ever found yourself at a place where your desire to pursue Christ was not all it should be (or maybe you’re there right now), you’re not alone. We’ll discover why this is actually a fairly common experience in the life of a believer, and some practical ways to set desire for Christ in motion.
Everyone is wired differently, but there are struggles we all have in common. Do you ever feel like the time you spend in God’s Word isn’t helpful? Do you ever feel like you’re “wandering” through your reading, and just trying to focus for more than a few seconds? This breakout won’t fix those problems. But it will introduce you to the tool that changed the game for me - it’s the most important part of my spiritual growth process, and this breakout will lay out WHY it’s awesome for me, and HOW you could get started with it.
What are the top five companies in the world? Apple, Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Facebook. All five cooperate with one goal in mind - stealing your time and attention. Why is technology so addictive? How can we push back and find the time, energy and space for what truly matters?
Ever been there? You don’t know what to do. How do God’s will and God’s glory play into your decision making? Join us to find out.
We will share tools and approaches that prepare for emotionally charged conversations. We will introduce strategies to transform anger and hurt feelings into powerful dialogue, making it safe to talk about almost anything. We will share ways to be persuasive without being abrasive.
Do you have the desire to disciple others but are not sure how to start, or who to start with? Whether you are a new group leader or a seasoned veteran, this breakout will better equip you to intentionally and effectively begin to disciple one person, for God's glory, their good, and your joy!
Admit it! There are times as a leader you are frustrated with an individual who you feel you've poured loads of energy and attention into, but who doesn't seem particularly interested in changing. What is a leader to do with these individuals in their group? And what are the expectations on you as a leader for dealing with them? In this breakout we will explore how to handle those who show little or no progress in their spiritual lives.
If you are a new leader or have yet to attend a Group Leader Training event, this breakout is for you. We'll go over the responsibilities and requirements of leading as well as the practical nitty gritty of leading your group each week.
How do you find new people for your group? How do you get them to attend? If they do attend, how do you get them to stick? We will attempt to answer those questions in this breakout.Description
We will help you identify which of the four tendencies we all fall into. What are the challenges presented by each type? What drives and motivates each kind of person? How can we overcome our own obstacles? We'll share some brand new insights to lead, equip and challenge all the people in our groups.
Theology can be an intimidating topic, but it doesn't have to be. In fact, to be an effective group leader, there are just some pieces of doctrine that are indispensable. In this breakout we'll take a look at five of the most crucial theological concepts anyone seeking to care for others simply must understand.
How do you disciple the people God has placed in your group? What is God's design for community group life and growth? Join us as we look at 5 discipleship principles and practices to help your group not only grow but THRIVE!
We've seen 107 group multiplications over the 11 years Community Groups have existed at Northridge Church. In this breakout we will unload everything we've been able to learn to help your current or next multiplication thrive!
What do you do when someone in your group makes a bad relationship decision? Whether it is dating an unbeliever, living with their boyfriend, sleeping with their girlfriend, or dating while in the process of getting a divorce. This breakout will give you a Biblical framework for how to think about these issues and practical steps on how to carefully address them with the members of your group.
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