Harvest-Time Party Recipes for Groups

Harvest time brings out lots of flavors and scents along with cooler weather and is a great time for small groups to take a break from the typical format and simply enjoy an evening of fellowship together. Plan a Harvest Party with your group  in the next few weeks using one or more of the recipes below, […]

Columbus Day Icebreakers for Groups

Columbus’s voyages to the Americas brought together people of very different cultures. As small-group leaders, our time is spent bringing people together to deepen their faith and help them experience biblical community. And just like Columbus’s exploration, there are challenges along the way, and it can be easy to get off course. But of greater importance […]

Small Group Icebreakers for Autumn

While most of the country has been experiencing unseasonably warm weather, last Thursday was officially the first day of Autumn. But one thing is certain—with October only a few days away, cooler weather is just around the corner. To celebrate the arrival of Fall with your small group, use one of these icebreakers with an Autumn theme. 1. What […]

Easy Autumn Appetizer Recipes for Groups

Try one of these simple recipes for appetizers to use at your next small group gathering. It is a great way to make your home more inviting and to get your group talking, even before the meeting begins. Baked Apple Chips INGREDIENTS Apples A squeeze of fresh lemon juice A pinch of cinnamon INSTRUCTIONS Preheat […]

Icebreaker Questions to Kick Off a Group

This is the time of year when many churches launch new groups. It’s a great idea to begin your group time together with a few icebreaker questions to facilitate everyone in the group getting to know a little about each other. It’s also important to provide an opportunity for each person to speak during your initial gathering. […]

Top 3 Women’s Studies for the Fall

At Bible Study Insider, we want to help make this busy season of group life easier for you. Here are our Top 3 picks for women’s bible studies to engage your group as you get ready for the Fall. Each has a link to view the first session to allow you to preview the content more thoroughly. […]

3 Quick and Easy Recipes for Small Groups

Sometimes as a group leader the day just gets away from you, and you aren’t able to prepare the way you’d like to. If your time is short, but you need some finger foods when your small group begins showing up, here’s 3 recipes that take less than 15 minutes to prepare. These are quick […]

Top 3 Bible Studies for the Fall

Summer is quickly coming to a close and that means Fall is almost upon us. The Fall season can often be one of the busiest times of the year in group life. Many new groups are forming and existing groups are beginning to plan on their next bible study. At Bible Study Insider we want […]

Olympics Icebreaker Questions for Small Groups

We’re in the final week of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, and there’s been so many incredible moments and, no doubt, there will be more to come. Occasions like this are a great opportunity to tap into the natural excitement of the Olympics and use that to build energy and connection at your next […]

5 Olympic Recipes for Small Groups

Whether you’re pulling for Team U.S.A. or an individual athlete during these 2016 Summer Olympics, everyone wins when it comes to trying out the flavors and foods from host country, Brazil. The tasty traditions from this South American nation lean heavily on assertively seasoned stews, savory black beans, and sauces with a lot of style. Try one or more of the following […]