small groups

Start Small for Big Change by Ben Reed

Ben is the small groups pastor at Long Hollow, a multi-site church in the Nashville, TN area. In addition to pastoring, preaching, and writing, Ben has a great passion for coffee. Good coffee, that is. And CrossFit. But not at the same time! (He is also the author of Starting Small: The Ultimate Small Group Blueprint. Connect with him at his blog, book site, and on twitter.)  We can’t live the Christian life on our own. It’s just not possible. Not possible to do well.  You can’t love the Lord your God with all your heart, and soul, and might by yourself. You can’t …keep reading »


Ten Commandments for Small Groups

I came across the “Ten Commandments for Small Groups” in my reading. I thought I would share the summary of those commandments since a lot of Christians are part of small groups. A Summary of the Ten Commandments for Small Groups This group may have many leaders, but only one Lord, God (“You shall have no other gods before me,” Ex 20:3). This group will discern all persons, relationships and things in recognition and measure of the ever-present Creator God (“You shall not make for yourself an idol in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth …keep reading »