From the Back Cover
If you are tired of being involved in a small group ministry that does not excite, fails to get people plugged in and takes a lot of energy to sustain but shows little results, then Activate is for you. The strategies in Activate will help you remove many of the barriers and answer the questions in the way of life-changing small groups at your church, such as:
How do I get people excited about small groups?
How do I get 100% of my church involved in small groups?
How do I raise up and train enough small group leaders?
How long should a small group last?
How big should a small group be?
What does a successful small group structure look like?
How do I get small groups involved in ministry and evangelism?
With Activate, you will discover, and learn to implement, proven, strategic principles and strategies that will make small groups at your church successful!
About the Author
NELSON SEARCY and his wife Kelley founded The Journey Church of the City in New York in 2002. In a few short years, it has become a dynamic force that brings God’s message to over a thousand 20- and 30-somethings each week. Nelson trains church planters through his own seminars as well as through Saddleback Church training events. He is the publisher of the online resource Evangelism Online and prior to starting The Journey, he was the founding director of the Purpose Driven Community at Saddleback Church. Nelson is the coauthor with Kerrick Thomas of Launch: Starting a New Church from Scratch.
KERRICK THOMAS is a teaching pastor at The Journey Church and regularly co-leads training events with Nelson Searcy. Prior to his move to New York to plant The Journey, he received a Masters of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary.