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Adrian Arevalo

Three Tips for Picking a Group Study

Are you currently asking, “What should my group study next?” There’s no one-size-fits-all answer to that question. Here are three practical tips for picking a study: Limit a study to 6 parts or fewer. When studies goes on longer…

What Makes a Good Life?

It’s always fascinating when a massive Harvard research project confirms what the Bible has been saying for millennia. This Ted Talk is well worth 13 minutes of your time. Why is it we’re so tempted to chase money and…

Small Groups Lesson From Google

There is new research by Google that reveals profound discoveries about why some work groups thrive and others falter. The findings are fascinating because they provide empirical data from the business world that is relevant for the church, especially…

What we can do To and For our Leaders

Small group leaders are like us, they have similar needs, limited amount of them are self-starters and some have the internal wiring to take the necessary steps to grow on their own, while others do not. One thing all…

Replicating Yourself

Jesus and Replicating Matthew 28:16-19 talks about replicating ourselves, which means to duplicate ourselves. Jesus said to his disciples, I want you to go and make disciples of all people, which simply meant that Jesus wanted his disciples to…

Six Practical Ways for Developing Your Coaches

Coaches are essential to our small groups model. They are the lifeline of small group hosts in time of need and in crisis. However, we hope that these are not the only times a relationship with our coaches unfolds.…

Coaching for Small Groups

Thank you for choosing to invest in your development. We believe that small groups are vital to the growth of our church. At The Church LV we believe that as a church we need to grow larger and smaller…

Empowering Those Around You

Empowering others means, learning to release and trust those you have developed to do the ministry that God has called them to do. Proverbs 1:5 reads, “Let the wise listen and add to their learning, and let the discerning…

Servant Leadership

The word leadership gets used a lot in life. I have heard it used, I’ve said it, and we have all used it and heard it through our time in church and maybe even in our workplaces. It is…