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Small Groups

Podcast: Ministry in Small Groups

When our goal in children’s ministry is life transformation, it becomes increasingly important to ensure every child has a discipleship relationship. One of the most practical ways we can facilitate relational ministry is in the small groups setting.

On this episode of “Better Children’s Ministry,” Tara Thomas and Kelli Johnson discuss the advantages and challenges of ministering to boys and girls with a small group model.


3:14 – The special relationships we develop in a small group setting

5:39 – How children relate differently to their leaders and to each other in smaller groups

7:26 – The challenges we face when ministering in small groups

10:37 – How to handle radio silence

12:49 – What does the Bible say about the value of a small group?

16:24 – Jesus himself modeled small group relationships

16:46 – Encouragement when considering small groups

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