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Meetings the Squeaky Wheel of Group Life

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Jim encourages leaders to think about the different components of their meetings. Meetings are important. They are the squeaky wheel of group life which means they get lots of attention and rightfully so because if you don’t meet you don’t have a group. The tension that is important is learning to get meetings the appropriate attention but not let them dominate group life. Possible Goals for Meetings Manage Time (Start / End & Pray / Share) Delegate responsibility Get members…

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Get to Know You Questions

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These questions include various levels of topics – from introductory questions for visitors to group or church, to non-threatening conversation starters, to family, to spiritual questions.   Preparation is helpful.  Before meeting with someone – even someone you know – it can help your time together before more meaningful if you’ll think through what to talk about before you meet.   It takes situational awareness to know which question(s) to ask and how – timing and tone.  Just pick a few. Try…

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