Small-group leaders often believe they have to possess the gift of teaching in order to produce a great lesson. This is far from accurate. The reality is that biblical truth is more caught than taught. The group leader's role is not to be the teacher. Rather, the leader is to be a guide. The leader should facilitate discussion, helping people discover biblical truth for themselves. Click here for full article on smallgroups.com
Editors Note: As you begin the new ministry year with your new or pre-existing group, be sure to keep an eye on the time during your meetings. The BibleX material that we are using has some very good application questions in the Grow section following the video that will help to make the information you discuss in the Study section hit home. Be sure to leave time for some of these questions, as well as for prayer as your group time moves toward its close.