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Effective Small Groups for Women

Julie Woodruff, Women’s Minister at Longhollow Baptist Church in Nashville, TN shares some thoughts on best practices when it comes to women’s small groups.

Small groups provide community. Julie shares a great quote she heard recently, “If you are aiming at community, you’ll miss it every time. But, if you have a mission, community will happen.” Church communities are different than any other communities.

Here are Julie’s thoughts on small groups:

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Why Brentwood Baptist Church is Using Ministry Grid

Brentwood Baptist Church, a multisite church in the Nashville area is using Ministry Grid to train hundreds of volunteers and prepare hundreds of students for missions. Watch their story of why Ministry Grid is the ideal tool for them and see how it might transform volunteer and leader training at your church.

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How will YOU train leaders in your church?

The great mark of leadership is the development of other leaders. In the church this can be done at all levels, and the people are hungry for it. People want to serve, to lead, but they often don’t know how or lack the confidence to lead and serve. So train them. Ministry Grid is a unique platform offering training for every member of a church. Here are five ways Ministry Grid can help you train your people to serve and lead.



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Commandments for Ministry Leaders: Bob Russell

Bob Russell is renowned among pastors for how he led Southeast Christian Church (Louisville, KY) during his four decades as its pastor. He led well, grew the church, was faithful to Jesus and left gracefully with the church maintaining its growth and strong mission. In this video clip he lays out three of his “10 commandments for church staff”.  Really, though, they apply to anyone in a position of Christian leadership.