Imagine I started a small group dedicated to “games.” I saw there were about 7 other people signed up and was excited about the first night of group! Before people arrived our first night, I set up 4 chess boards (in case we had an extra person), and snacks to munch on during our games. […]
Seriously, when you start thinking about the emotional bank account concept – it changes everything! I’d like to connect the dots and share how understanding this concept can influence a few specific areas of your life- I’ll start with ministry. How the Emotional Bank Account Affects Ministry: I would say that almost 80% of my job […]
Has anyone asked you for a favor and everything inside screams, “NOOoo!” Sometimes you ignore that and still say yes, but it almost makes you feel sick to your stomach (It’s a struggle). I’ve thought a lot over the past few years about how this situation happens and tried to figure out how to prevent […]
You never know who’s going to walk in the door of your small group. Be ready to care for anyone who walks in your door.
We recently hit 1500 views for refuelblog. I thought it’d be fun to celebrate by sharing the top 5 most viewed posts thus far. #5. 4 Ways to Help Guys Love Groups (Here) We always like to say, “There’s a lot of reasons people don’t go to church and a lot of them are the […]
I’ve been thinking a lot about discipleship recently and looking at how different churches develop their people. At the core of most churches discipleship program is some sort of small group. So, I’d like to briefly go over 6 different types of groups churches use to disciple their people. To make sure we’re on the […]