Please enjoy this replay of our recent webinar: Developing an Effective Coaching System for Your Group Leaders.Sponsor: Smallgroup.com
Resource: Group Answers Podcast
How can you develop an effective coaching system for your group leaders? That is the topic that we are going to tackle in this free webinar on August 6, 2019, 11am – 12pm CST. Here are a few of the questions that myself and our expert panelists will take on:
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On this episode of Group Answers, Chris and Brandon talk to Reid Smith about the importance of soul care for ourselves and the leaders we serve.
Reid Smith serves as the Director of Communities of Purpose for the Small Group Network and has been a Pastor of Groups at Christ Fellowship Church in Palm Beach County, FL since 2008. He has been equipping leaders in churches of all sizes and stages of growth for effective disciple-making since 1996. Reid has been a contributing author for Christianity Today’s smallgroups.com, Lifeway’s Ministry Grid, and he developed small group training for the North American Mission Board’s Send Network. One of the ways he expresses his love for helping leaders start and multiply healthy groups throughout their churches is through www.reidsmith.org.
If you have been in ministry for some time, you have probably battled with burnout or depression.
Soul care is addressing a person’s inner world that is largely hidden from other people.
When we are spiritually healthy, our ministry can be sustainable and strong.
Bring others around you that will be lifting you up in prayer.
The enemy wants to take you and your family out.
Replenish yourself on a regular basis. Find out what fills your tank and do it.
Don’t try to please everyone and do everything yourself.
I have to constantly remind myself of things that are true.
The second time that I got run down, I didn’t feel it.
Coaches are the lynchpin for knowing that your group life is healthy.
Relationships have to take priority over the reporting.
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The Group Answers Podcast is a weekly show designed to resource, train, and encourage small group leaders. Each episode considers current trends and resources as well as timeless truths and methods of discipleship. It is hosted by Brian Daniel, a Bible study and discipleship expert in Lifeway’s Groups Ministry, and Chris Surratt, the small group and discipleship specialist at Lifeway and author of Leading Small Groups: How to Gather, Launch, Lead and Multiply your Small Group.