11 Principles for Improving Your Church's Small Groups

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Blog. Andy Rowell. March 22, 2007. Accessed April 19, 2017.

Andy Rowell is a professor of Ministry Leadership at Bethel Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. He oversaw 35 small groups consisting of over 400 people at Granville Chapel in Vancouver, Canada for four years. This short blog provides practical tips for implementing and strengthening small group ministry in a congregation. Tips include how to determine curriculum, when to take breaks, when to have leader meetings, and several other basic tips. Rowell provides a framework for thinking about small group structure in a congregation and his thoughts can be a means to spark conversation among leaders interested in implementing or changing small group structure.