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Posted by on Sep 1, 2012 in Small Group Resources |

Important Communication Skills

Important Communication Skills


Many years ago, a wise woman told me that as a small-group leader I needed to ask lots and lots of good questions. In fact, if I was ever tempted to simply tell something, I should rephrase it as a genuine question, allowing group members to discover the truth on their own.

Sometimes when we formulate our study questions for our meetings, we forget how powerful good questions can be. They invite others to think, to process, and to discover. But asking good questions takes practice. And it takes our full attention, our full presence in the moment.

Read this insightful article called Conversation Skills that Transform from our sister publication, Leadership Journal. Kevin Miller, a pastor in Wheaton, IL, explains what he’s learned.