Recommended Reading

Building Church Leaders
http://www.christianbook.com/small-group-facilitator-word-document/pd/3533DF

From Christianbook.com: “This guide provides practical advice from experts including Roberta Hestenes and Steve Gladen. It's a perfect way for churches to provide training and support for the facilitators in their small groups, be they new or experienced. It's also a great way for anyone who leads small-group discussions to brush up on topics like learning styles, asking great questions, and facilitating group dynamics.”

 

Small Group Leaders' Handbook: Developing Transformational Communities
http://www.ivpress.com/cgi-ivpress/book.pl/code=2112

From InterVarsity Press: “What do we mean when we talk about small groups?  And more importantly: what do we expect to happen when people gather in this way? The small group that wrote this book—made up of current and former campus ministry professionals with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship—sees a small group as: a community that studies the Bible, prays and participates in God's mission together for the purposes of God's transforming work. Small groups are about transformation, and in this book transformation is given flesh and blood in the faces and names of the people you lead.”

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