Episode 16: Starting Small Groups
By Small Groups in the Wesleyan Way Podcast
What are some of the best practices for starting small groups? In this episode, Scott interviews Brad Kalajainen, Senior Pastor of Cornerstone United Methodist Church near Grand Rapids, Michigan. Brad also has written a booklet for Discipleship Ministries titled "How To Start Small Groups". Listen below or subscribe on iTunes.
Written by Rev. Brad Kalajainen
Small group ministry will begin when the key leadership of a church decides that it must become part of the church culture. The pastor and key lay leaders must be willing to articulate the goal publicly over and over again. A preaching series on small groups could be the catalyst for a total church makeover.
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