Contributions from Mendy Wilson (CG Leader) Sharing my story meant opening up and being vulnerable with our group members. Sharing my story also meant taking down any facade or walls of protection that I may have put up. What a scary thought! These ladies were seeing the real me, both the pretty & the ugly. … Continue reading Experience Speaks: How sharing stories changed our group!
Contributions from Barb Condra (CG Leader) Several years ago Pleasant Valley started encouraging people to share their life story to emphasize the application of a sermon. These stories always made a powerful impression on everyone present. At about the same time we had a new couple join our class and as I got to know … Continue reading Transparent Leadership: The Power of Sharing Stories Pt. 1
Every Community Group, no matter what size, has a smaller group within the group. If it is one of our larger Community Groups that meets on-campus, there might be several smaller sub-groups within the larger group. And, even if it is a smaller group that meets in the home, there is a sub-grouping between the … Continue reading The Group Within the Group