Chapter 1 -- 'Develop a Clear Ministry Strategy' Chapter 2 -- 'Identify a Point Leader' Chapter 3 -- 'Build a Support Structure for Leaders' Chapter 4 -- 'Identify, Develop, and Support Group Leaders' Chapter 5 -- 'Design a Connection Strategy' Chapter 6 -- 'Foster Spiritual Growth Using a Range of Group Experiences' Chapter 7 -- 'Multiply Group Life and Reproduce Leaders' Chapter 8 -- 'Managing Change and Breaking Barriers' Chapter 9 -- 'Measuring Progress and Assessing Next Steps' Chapter 10 -- 'Strategic Planning Tools and Guidelines' Appendix 1 -- 'Your Ministry Plan' (pages for reader to use to be added) Appendix 2 -- 'Resources' (listed by category)
Dr. Bill Donahue is the author of the bestselling Leading Life-Changing Small Groups, Building a Life-Changing Small Groups Ministy (with Russ Robinson), Coaching Life-Changing Leaders (with Greg Bowman), and the Equipping Life-Changing Leaders DVD. During the past three decades, Greg has served globally in building group ministries as a strategist, trainer, and consultant (most recently with the Willow Creek Association) and has served locally as Group Life Pastor for four churches. Greg and his wife Connie live in Elgin, Illinois, where he is on staff with West Ridge Community Church as the Pastor of Spiritual Formation. He is co-author of Coaching Life-Changing Small Group Leaders and Equipping Life-Changing Leaders.