It’s one thing to value small groups. But what if your church culture works against the very thing you’re trying to accomplish?
This week I’m excited to be speaking at the Orange Conference in Atlanta Georgia.
As a way of serving those who attend my talks I’ll be posting the outline to each session here on the blog.
Even if you don’t attend the conference, I hope you can glean a few insights from them that might help you lead better now. And if you’re in the session, you won’t have to guess what that pesky blank you forgot to fill in was all about.
This talk is based on a brand new book, Creating a Lead Small Culture by Reggie Joiner, Kristen Ivy and Elle Campbell. It’s a must-buy, and the ideas below are completely fleshed out in the book.
So here’s the outline for my talk on how to create a lead small culture at your church.
Creating a Lead Small Culture
Give them a (a kid) someone
Give them a (a kid) somewhere
Starting acting like you believe
Belief 1:The quality of your relationships is linked to the quality of your structure.
Behaviour #1:Improve the structure.
Habit One: Organize to be more organic.
Habit Two: Think steps not programs.
Habit Three: Move to the Rhythm.
Belief 2: The scope of your influence is determined by the success of your leaders.
Behaviour #2:Empower the Leader
Habit One:Expect More Not Less
Habit Two:Play Favourites
Habit Three:Win before you begin.
Belief 3:The truth of your message is amplified by the depth of your relationships.
Behaviour #3: Create the Experience
Habit One: Have Imaginary Conversations
Habit Two:Control the Climate
Habit Three:Measure what Seems Immeasurable
For further Information:
Creating a Lead Small Culture by Reggie Joiner, Kristen Ivy and Elle Campbell
Lead Small by Reggie Joiner and Tom Shefchunas
Parenting Beyond Your Capacity by Reggie Joiner and Carey Nieuwhof
Think Orange by Reggie Joiner