OC16 Notes: The 9 Habits Of A Small Group Culture

OC16 Notes: The 9 Habits Of A Small Group Culture

The following are notes from Jeremy Holbrook from EJ Swanson’s OC16 Presentation Habit #1—Organize to be organic When you get in the habit of thinking steps not programs, kids are more likely to end up where you want them to be. The structure that we have needs to build on relationships growing in an organic way. The goal isn’t structure,  it’s relationships. If you’re organized in the structure, you’ll become more organic for growing relationships. Habit #2—Think... Read More
OC16 Notes: 8 Practical Things Leaders Can Do Each Week

OC16 Notes: 8 Practical Things Leaders Can Do Each Week

The following are notes from Jeremy Holbrook from Adam Duckworth’s OC16 Presentation  There are kids and teenagers who are coming into your church who engage with you and volunteers, staff members, small group leaders;  and the fact is, we only have a few minutes with them each week;  so we need to handle each minute with strategy. 1. Find leaders who will show up every single week. We believe that discipleship best happens through relationship.  We believe the best way for a kid to... Read More
OC16 Notes: Winning At A Social Media Strategy To Influence Small Group Leaders And Parents In Just 2 Hours A Week

OC16 Notes: Winning At A Social Media Strategy To Influence Small Group Leaders And Parents In Just 2 Hours A Week

The following are notes by Jeremy Holbrook from Kenny Campbell & the Go-Weekly Team’s OC16 presentation. We want to influence parents and small group leaders so that they can influence children and students in the development of their authentic faith. 1. Know Your Audience In 2015, mobile traffic finally topped desktop traffic in the USA. Eighty-seven percent of millennials admitted to “never being without their smartphone.” Go Where They Are: Parents– Use Facebook pages... Read More
OC16 Notes: Coaching The Best Out Of Your Elementary Volunteers

OC16 Notes: Coaching The Best Out Of Your Elementary Volunteers

The following are notes from Jeremy Holbrook from Gina McClain’s OC16 Presentation  You have a stellar group of volunteers that say “Yes” to best friend drama, roller rink outings, and getting into those worship dance moves.  Time to check the Children’s Ministry volunteer box and move on, right?  Truth is, you’re just getting started. We’re here to discover practical, effective steps to support those you depend on every week. “The scope of your... Read More