Making Your Small Group Work

In Making Your Small Group Work, a four-session, video-based study, Cloud, Donahue, and Townsend provide four 60-minute sessions to train leaders and group members in the foundational values and practices of becoming a life-changing community. Designed to create healthy group dynamics and an atmosphere that fosters personal growth, this innovative approach equips groups with essential skills and values for creating truly life-changing small groups.

20 sessions
Duration: 4:27:12

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Making Your Small Group Work Participant's Guide with DVD Making Your Small Group Work Participant's Guide (Softcover)

Sessions

Making Your Small Group Work, Session 1. Getting Connected - God's Purpose for Small Groups

Duration: 21:23

In Session 1, "Getting Connected—God's Purpose for Small Groups," you will learn the benefits of being in a small group and how you can grow spiritually together.

Making Your Small Group Work, Session 2. Five Habits of Life-Changing Groups

Duration: 23:12

In Session 2, "The Five Habits of Life-Changing Groups," you will learn how you can build into your group the essential qualities of care, safety, authenticity, growth, and help.

Making Your Small Group Work, Session 3. Setting Ground Rules

Duration: 18:48

In Session 3, "Setting Ground Rules," as a group, you will write your ground rules and make sure everyone agrees on them.

Making Your Small Group Work, Session 4. Determining Your Group's Purpose

Duration: 32:04

In Session 4, "Determining Your Group's Purpose," you will decide your group's purpose by answering three questions and nail down an agenda of what your meetings will look like.

Making Your Small Group Work, Extended Training 1. Confrontation

Duration: 25:39

In Extended Training 1, "Confrontation," you will learn how to confront issues that come up in your group to promote a sense of wholeness.

Making Your Small Group Work, Extended Training 2. Conflict Resolution

Duration: 26:04

In Extended Training 2, "Conflict Resolution," you will learn two types of conflict and how to deal with each of them.

Making Your Small Group Work, Extended Training 3. Dealing with People in Crisis

Duration: 22:12

In Extended Training 3, "Dealing with People in Crisis," you will learn how to react appropriately when someone in your group experiences life-changing crises.

Making Your Small Group Work, Tip 1

Duration: 6:53

Active Listening

Making Your Small Group Work, Tip 2

Duration: 5:29

Being Attentive

Making Your Small Group Work, Tip 3

Duration: 14:08

Telling Your Story (Without Going On and On)

Making Your Small Group Work, Tip 4

Duration: 4:29

Group Check-in #1

Making Your Small Group Work, Tip 5

Duration: 6:17

Asking Good Questions

Making Your Small Group Work, Tip 6

Duration: 4:50

Calling Out the Best in Others

Making Your Small Group Work, Tip 7

Duration: 10:48

Giving and Receiving Feedback

Making Your Small Group Work, Tip 8

Duration: 7:01

Making Your Small Group Work, Tip 9

Duration: 6:42

Responding to Someone Who is Hurting

Making Your Small Group Work, Tip 10

Duration: 9:49

Helping Others Take "Growth Risks"

Making Your Small Group Work, Tip 11

Duration: 4:26

Prayer

Making Your Small Group Work, Tip 12

Duration: 5:03

Group Check-in #2

Making Your Small Group Work, Tip 13

Duration: 9:41

Confessing Your Faults

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