How To Have "The Talk:" Overcoming Dread and Delay of Crucial Conversations

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.

Tough One: Handling the Person Who Refuses to Change

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.

Groupology - 5 Theological Truths Group Leaders Should Have Down Cold

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 To Address Unhealthy Dating Relationships

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.