Episode 158: Starting Small Groups in Your Church Plant

Small groups are a crucial part of church life.  But when should you start them? 

In Episode 158 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, we’ll talk about small groups best practices.  Here’s today’s question:

When is the right time to start small groups at your church?

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • If there is an attendance number that is too small to do small groups ministry
  • The philosophy differences pertaining to small groups
  • The difference (if any) between small groups and cell groups

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “You should start your church from small groups. You don’t start your church and then have small groups.” –@edstetzer
  • “You’re not a church with small groups, you’re a church of small groups from the very beginning.” –@edstetzer
  • “The beauty of starting with small groups is creating an environment where leaders are developed.” –@danielsangi
  • “If you’re going to have a church grow beyond 75 or 100 people you can’t do the functions of a church in a large group gathering.” –@edstetzer

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