There are several reasons it’s important to start on time:
- You’ve planned a full meeting with many great things to do.
- If the leader waits until everyone gets there, they are rewarding the late ones and penalizing the ones who arrived on time.
- By waiting, the leader trains people to come late because that is when they actually start.
In most groups, the prayer time almost becomes an afterthought. It is often filled with non-personal requests, typically for someone else outside the group, but not for the person sharing the request. Continue reading
A leader is one who guides, organizes, or directs people or a process toward a desired end. In order for a small group to accomplish its purposes, it must have a leader who can guide and direct it. The leader must decide what the group will do each meeting, as well as how it will be done. The leader also must conduct the meetings and take steps to make sure they are effective and productive.
Leadership tasks include (but are not limited to): Continue reading