Answering Your Small Group Questions — Question 2 — What if a group doesn’t get enough sign ups?

Kerrick Thomas here again. Today, I’m continuing to answer the most common questions Nelson and I get about small groups. In addition to being the Executive Pastor of The Journey and co-author of Launch and Activate, I handled small groups at The Journey until not too long ago. Even though we’ve now passed that responsibility on to a Small Groups … Read More


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Where There’s Slack There’s Lack – Part 4 of 8

SYSTEM #4: THE SMALL GROUPS SYSTEM Welcome back to our weekly Wednesday blog series, “Where There’s Slack There’s Lack.” If you’ve been keeping up with these posts each week, I trust that your church systems are beginning to undergo positive transformation. Hopefully, you’ve pinpointed some areas that have suffered because of slack and started turning that lack around! Today, we … Read More


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Answering Your Small Group Questions – Question #1 – What About Childcare?

Hi Everyone. Kerrick Thomas here. I’m the Exeuctive Pastor at The Journey Church and Co-Author of Launch and Activate with Nelson. Today, Thursday and Friday, I’m going to be answering some of the most common questions we get about small groups. Tomorrow (Wednesday), Nelson will be back with the weekly Slack = Lack post, which will be centered on the … Read More


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Monday Proflections – July 28, 2008

Here’s what’s happening with me and CLI that may be of interest to you this week: Monday – In addition to the usual follow-up from Sunday, I’ll be following-up with the 57 people who were baptized on Saturday at our Beach Baptism (see tomorrow’s post for our follow-up process).  That’s a record for one of our beach events – God … Read More


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Where There’s Slack There’s Lack – New Eight Week Series

INTRODUCTION: I’ve been playing with this phrase in my mind for quite a while now. It’s a true statement, don’t you agree? Where there’s slack (in energy or effort), there will be lack… a lack of fruit, a lack of results, a lack of passion… Those of you who are familiar with me and with Church Leader Insights are pretty … Read More


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Free Report – How to Maximize Summer

A few days ago I wrote about the Myth of the Summer Slump and argued that summer is the perfect time to reach new people and to creatively connect people to your church.  I proposed that you have to learn to do one of two things: Plant in the summer or beg in the fall! The response to this post … Read More


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