How to Make Your Church a Place Where Kids Belong

Much of what we do at RCC is centered around what we (and many other churches) call small groups. Even our children's ministry is designed to be centered around smaller groups of kids with an adult leader. This allows for more growth and processing. How you do you create an environment like this? How do … Continue reading How to Make Your Church a Place Where Kids Belong

Equipping Small Group Leaders For Upcoming XP3 Students Series

Equipping and empowering adult small group leaders is the only way to significantly grow a sustainable youth ministry beyond yourself. This is a common thread I have encountered throughout my Bible college years, seminary and at The Orange Conference. I was asked by XP3 to share my thoughts on how we equip small group leaders … Continue reading Equipping Small Group Leaders For Upcoming XP3 Students Series

Student-Parent Small Groups

So, an idea that has been running through my head since a couple weeks ago is this idea of students and parents in the same small group at church.  I can only wonder how this could benefit families growing together in their faith. This all has to do with trying to blur those lines.  I … Continue reading Student-Parent Small Groups