On this week’s episode, Brian and Chris join Bill Willits, the Executive Director of Ministry Environments at North Point Community Church in Alpharetta, Georgia.
Brian, Chris, and Bill tackle the following questions:
- How do I create long-term small groups?
- How do I maintain traction in my small group?
- How much does group participation matter?
- How do I assess the health of my small group?
- What is the best way to maintain retention for both small group leaders and small group members?
The Group Answers Podcast is a weekly show designed to resource, train, and encourage small group leaders. Each episode considers current trends and resources as well as timeless truths and methods of discipleship. It is hosted by Brian Daniel, a Bible study and discipleship expert in LifeWay’s Groups Ministry, and Chris Surratt, the small group and discipleship specialist at LifeWay and author of Small Groups For The Rest Of Us.
GUEST: Bill Willits is the Executive Director of Ministry Environments at North Point Community Church in Alpharetta, Georgia. Bill is one of the founders of North Point, and his role in the church involves leading and growing the Groups Ministry team. Bill is a graduate of Florida State University and Dallas Theological Seminary. He is the co-author of Creating Community: 5 Keys to Building a Small Group Culture with Andy Stanley. You can follow Bill on Twitter here.