Table of contents for Making small groups work : what every small group leader needs to know / Henry Cloud and John Townsend.


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Tapping into the Power of Small Groups
Part 1: How Small Groups Help People Grow
1.  	God's Surprising Plan for Growth
2.  	What Are We Trying to Do as Small Group Leaders?
3.  	The Ingredients of Grace, Truth, and Time
4.  	Benefits of Groups That Grow
Part 2: What Happens in a Good Group: Grace
 	Introduction
5.  	Connection
6.  	A Second Family
 7.	Acceptance of Weakness
 8.	Support and Strengthening
 9.	Prayer
 10.	Discipleship
 11.	Healing
 12.	Forgiveness
 13.	Grieving
Part 3: What Happens in a Good Group: Truth
 14.	Accountability
 15.	Confrontation
 16.	Discipline and Structure
 17.	Mentoring
 18.	Modeling
Part 4: Starting a Small Group
 19.	Decide on the Purpose and Type of Group
 20.	Choose Study Materials
 21.	Select Members
 22.	Establish the Ground Rules
Part 5: The Responsibilities of Group Leaders
 23.	Balance Grace, Truth, and Time
 24.	Facilitate Process
 25.	Listen
 26.	Provide Safety
 27.	Clarify and Ask Questions
 28.	Confront
 29.	Set Limits
 30.	Be an Authority
 31.	Require Integration
 32.	Allow Silent Moments
 33.	Interpret Themes, Symbols, and Meanings
34.  	Help Contain Strong Emotions
Part 6: The Responsibilities of Group Members
 35.	Expect the Unexpected
 36.	Be Known
 37.	Really Listen to Each Other
 38.	Give and Receive Feedback
 39.	Learn to Love
 40.	Practice Obedience
 41.	Make Positive Changes
 42.	Learn New Skills
 43.	Discover and Develop Gifts
 44.	Discern Harmful Patterns
45.  	Confess and Repent
46.  	Take Risks
47.  	Grieve
Part 7: How to Deal with Problems in Groups
 48.	Neediness
 49.	Noncompliance
 50.	Passivity
 51.	Shut Up[AQ1]
 52.	Aggression
 53.	Narcissism
 54.	Spiritualization
Conclusion: Go and Grow
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Church group work, Christian leadership, Small groups Religious aspects Christianity