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Sometimes I write a post for Lead Small, a blog that’s written for Small Group Leaders, by actual Small Group Leaders. In honor of September and the beginning of a brand new school year, I recently shared some thoughts on how to get off to a great start with your small group in the new year.
These are things that have really helped me be a better Small Group Leader for my girls. So if you think it’s helpful, I’d love it if you’d share it with your Small Group Leaders, too!
Here’s my latest post…
I love the beginning of the school year. It’s a chance to start fresh, begin a new routine, and set new goals for my group. I love this time of year because it’s filled with so much potential. And now that the new school year is almost here, I’ve been wondering, How can I make this new school year extra awesome? How can I start off strong?
To help me get off to a great start with my group, here are 4 questions I ask myself at the beginning of every school year. Maybe they’ll help you, too!
1. WHAT ONE THING DO I WANT MY GROUP TO LEARN THIS YEAR?
I ask myself this question before the start of every school year. I think about my girls. I think about their strengths and weaknesses, their struggles, and their stories. I think about how they’ve grown over the years and I talk to God about what He might want to do next in their lives…