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17 June 2014

Resources for home groups

Resources for home groups

Useful websites:

Bible Society Lyfe Programme

Cell UK 

Christianity Explored: Discipleship Explored

Church Army Faith Pictures

Clear Cut Media


CWR Small Group Central


The Good Book Company


Scripture Union



Evangelical Alliance Resources
Our 21st Century Evangelicals research provides fascinating discussion points for small groups on relevant themes. These include evangelism, church life, education and money. You can find the reports and discussion questions online. Visit www.eauk.org/snapshot to find out more about the research and join the panel.


Top Tips on Leading Small Groups
By Simon Barker and Steve Whyatt
Published by Scripture Union, 2009. Price £2.99

Biblical Foundation for Small Group Ministry
By Gareth Weldon
Published by IVP 1994. ISBN 9780830817719. Price £9.99

Building a Life Changing Small Group Ministry
By Bill Donahue and Russ Robinson
Published by Zondervan 2012. Prices £11.99 or £6.99 Kindle version

Homegroups - The Authentic Guide. By Steve and Mandy Briars
A straightforward guide with practical tips on setting up and improving your own homegroup
Published by Authentic, 2006. ISBN 1850786542. Price £7.99.

Coaching Life-Changing Small Group Leaders
By Greg Bowman and Bill Donahue
A resource for small group coaches who want to lead and shepherd with excellence. It also features a section specifically for leaders who are responsible for setting up small-group structures in the church.
Published by Zondervan, 2006. ISBN 0310251796.

Growth Groups - Manual
By Colin Marshall
Leading small groups where Christians grow
Published by Matthias Media. ISBN 9781875245406. Price £8.50

Growth Groups - Leaders handbook
By Colin Marshall
A guide to training a group of people in how to lead a small group.
Published by Matthias Media. ISBN 9781875245413. Price £5.00

Iron Sharpens Iron: Leading Bible orientated small groups that thrive
By Saer Orlando
Christin Focus Publications. 2010 Price £6.99

Leading Life-Changing Small Groups: A Comprehensive Leadership Tool for Small Group Leaders
3rd Special edition
By Greg Bowman and Bill Donahue
Small group guidebook for cultivating small groups that foster discipleship and grow fruitful followers of Christ.
Published by Zondervan 2012 ISBN 9780310331254

Making Small Groups Work: What Every Small Group Leader Needs to Know
by Henry Cloud and John Townsend
Published by Zondervan 2003. ISBN 9780310250289

Small Group Leader's Toolkit
By Dave Earley
Published by TOUCH Outreach Ministries 2008 ISBN 9780978877972

Housegroups Leaders' Survival Guide
Edited by Ian Coffey and Stephen Gaukroger
Published by Crossway Books (IVP), 1996. ISBN 978 1856841480. Price £4.99.

Small Groups with purpose: How to create healthy communities
By Steve Gladen
Published by Baker Books. 2013 Price £9.99

All of the above resources should be available either from your local Christian bookseller or from internet retailers. Please note this list not intended to a comprehensive listing or a list of Evangelical Alliance approved books. If you want help choosing books and other resources please contact your local Christian bookseller.