Many factors can restrict the growth and development of a Life Group’s prayer life, but most of them fall into one of four categories. The first step in leading your group over, around, or through these barriers to great group prayer is being aware of them.
As group leaders, we put high expectations on ourselves for the success of our groups. We often decide ahead of time what that success looks like and measure ourselves against that standard early and often. But what if we decide to just focus on the things God has asked of us?: pray, be prepared, make the coffee…and leave the results to him.
In my last post, I wrote about four barriers to great group prayer. One of those barriers was group members’ lack of experience with prayer. So, let’s dig a little deeper into what that barrier looks like and some things you can do to overcome it.
We’re coming off of an exciting Group Connect weekend. Lots of new groups were launched over the last few days. Was yours one of them? If so, your group will be working through the curriculum Group Life, a six-week study designed to help you start your group off on the right foot.