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The First Meeting

I can still remember those agonizing minutes before leading my very first small-group meeting. I sat in a common area on campus, clutching my backpack filled with all sorts of supplies. I brought paper and markers for an icebreaker activity, folders with freshly printed study materials, tons of pens (for anyone who may have forgotten), and even extra Bibles. I sat there, heart racing, eyes wide, wondering what the night would hold. My training, my apprenticeship, and my small-group experience did nothing to ease my anxiety.

I remember feeling the weight of the night—this small group would serve to connect new people in our church. It would provide opportunities for growth and challenge and fun throughout the semester. And it would provide much-needed friendship for people on our college campus. I just kept thinking, I'm not ready for this! To learn more click here

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Featured DownloadIcan still remember those agonizing minutes before leading my very first small-group meeting. I sat in a common area on campus, clutching my backpack filled with all sorts of supplies. I brought paper and markers for an icebreaker activity, folders with freshly printed study materials, tons of pens (for anyone who may have forgotten), and even extra Bibles. I sat there, heart racing, eyes wide, wondering what the night would hold. My training, my apprenticeship, and my small-group experience did nothing to ease my anxiety.

I remember feeling the weight of the night—this small group would serve to connect new people in our church. It would provide opportunities for growth and challenge and fun throughout the semester. And it would provide much-needed friendship for people on our college campus. I just kept thinking, I'm not ready for this!

Featured DownloadIcan still remember those agonizing minutes before leading my very first small-group meeting. I sat in a common area on campus, clutching my backpack filled with all sorts of supplies. I brought paper and markers for an icebreaker activity, folders with freshly printed study materials, tons of pens (for anyone who may have forgotten), and even extra Bibles. I sat there, heart racing, eyes wide, wondering what the night would hold. My training, my apprenticeship, and my small-group experience did nothing to ease my anxiety.

I remember feeling the weight of the night—this small group would serve to connect new people in our church. It would provide opportunities for growth and challenge and fun throughout the semester. And it would provide much-needed friendship for people on our college campus. I just kept thinking, I'm not ready for this!