Equipping Small Group Leaders For Upcoming XP3 Students Series

Equipping Small Group Leaders For Upcoming XP3 Students Series

by Steve Cullum Equipping and empowering adult small group leaders is the only way to significantly grow a sustainable youth ministry beyond yourself. This is a common thread I have encountered throughout my Bible college years, seminary and at The Orange Conference. How does one actually do empower small group leaders when it comes to weekly youth gatherings? I have found that it helps to train and equip our leaders in various formats. Due to the fact that everyone learns differently and has... Read More
Leaning into the XP3 Orange Strategy

Leaning into the XP3 Orange Strategy

By Todd Newsom I was first exposed to XP3 in the summer of 2008 at BigStuf Daytona. It was our first time to attend, and I had just drank from the proverbial “fire hose” at the leader’s training session conducted by Reggie Joiner. I was so blown away by the new ideas I was beginning to process that when he mentioned the free XP3 sampler CD, I immediately ripped it to my hard drive and synced it to my iPod. That very afternoon I was lying on the beach listening to Reggie, Jared Herd and... Read More
Equipping Small-Group Leaders Week-to-Week

Equipping Small-Group Leaders Week-to-Week

A few weeks ago the XP3 OS team started discussing the different ways that student pastors have available to equip their small group leaders for each week’s small group discussion with students.  We think it’s important for small group leaders to have a heads up on the weekly discussion topic and bottom line before each session so they can better engage their students. It’s only natural for small group discussion to progress, diverge, or morph from the original topic into... Read More
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