Help! I'm a Small-Group Leader!: 50 Ways to Lead Teenagers into Animated and Purposeful Discussions

Paperback | August 30, 1998

byLaurie Polich, Laure Polich

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So you're leading a small group? Your small group can accomplish big things in the lives of your teenagers. And in Help! I'm a Small-Group Leader! you'll find methods and approaches you can use. Foibles and minefields to avoid. Solutions and tips that will help you nurture your small group into a growing community, whatever you goals. Inside you'll discover -- How to put small groups together - How NOT to lead a small group - How to start a discussion -- and KEEP IT GOING - How to ASK QUESTIONS that get responses - Three kinds of BIBLE STUDY questions to ask - How to work with DIFFERENT personalities in a small group - How to help you kids LEARN TO PRAY - 10 ideas for BUILDING COMMUNITY in your small group . . . and to top it off are 20 pages of questions (100 questions, to be exact) that you can use in your small group Bible study, on the most common subjects discussed in junior and senior high small groups. All this in a no-frills, straight-to-the-point style -- perfect for volunteer small-group leaders, or for youth pastors or youth directors to lead their staffs through.

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You don’t know exactly how it happened, but you find yourself at the head of a small group of teenagers. Your mission, which you have already somehow accepted, is to lead these kids in discussion. Mission impossible? Not with Help! I'm a Small-Group Leader! Laurie Polich provides 50 ways to start discussion and keep it going, ask quest...

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So you're leading a small group? Your small group can accomplish big things in the lives of your teenagers. And in Help! I'm a Small-Group Leader! you'll find methods and approaches you can use. Foibles and minefields to avoid. Solutions and tips that will help you nurture your small group into a growing community, whatever you goals. ...

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So you're leading a small group? Your small group can accomplish big things in the lives of your teenagers. And in Help! I'm a Small-Group Leader! you'll find methods and approaches you can use. Foibles and minefields to avoid. Solutions and tips that will help you nurture your small group into a growing community, whatever you goals. ...

With 15 years of youth ministry experience, Laurie Polich serves as pastor of small groups and discipleship at Ocean Hills Covenant Church, in Santa Barbara. She¹s the author of several books including Help! I'm a Small-Group Leader training curriculum and book, Studies on the Go: John, and Small Group Qs, and she speaks frequently to ...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 8.44 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:August 30, 1998Publisher:Zondervan/Youth SpecialtiesLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0310224632

ISBN - 13:9780310224631

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Table of Contents

AcknowledgmentsIntroductionWhat Is a "Small Group"?Why Small Groups?How to Put Small Groups TogetherHow Not to Lead a Small GroupStarting a Discussion---and Keeping it GoingThe Importance of ConfidentialityAsk Questions That Get ResponsesThree Kinds of Bible Study Questions to AskWorking with Different Personalities in a Small GroupYou Can Help Your Kids Learn to Pray10 Ideas for Building Community in Your Small Group

From Our Editors

You don’t know exactly how it happened, but you find yourself at the head of a small group of teenagers. Your mission, which you have already somehow accepted, is to lead these kids in discussion. Mission impossible? Not with Help! I'm a Small-Group Leader! Laurie Polich provides 50 ways to start discussion and keep it going, ask questions they’ll want to answer, help different personalities work together, build community and all the other details you’ll need to cover.