Learning Objectives

We’ll demystify the steps and factors that make awesome group discussions possible, and we’ll equip you to facilitate them. This course will consider discussions of all kinds, including Bible study.

  • Recognize the significance of quality small group discussions

  • Gain the skills and tools needed to facilitate great group conversations

  • Establish a plan for growing as a discussion leader

Play Your Way

Engage with the material in your context!

  • ~45 minutes (self-paced)

    Though we anticipate this course to take around 45 minutes to complete, please feel free to do it at your own pace. All your progress will be saved so you can hop back on and resume where you left off!

  • Course Quicksheet (pdf)

    This is a quick summary of the material that you can use as a preview of the course or as a refresher once you've taken it!

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter 1: Discussions that Go Deep

    • Get 'em Talking

    • Introduction

    • Before we begin . . .

  • 2

    Chapter 2: Hallmarks of Healthy Conversations

    • Lesson 1: What Is a Healthy Conversation?

    • Lesson 2: Setting the Stage: Group Guidelines

    • Lesson 3: Who, Me?

  • 3

    Chapter 3: Leading Healthy Conversations

    • Lesson 1: Key Transition Points

    • Lesson 2: Tips to Strengthen Convos

    • Lesson 3: Going Deeper Questions

    • Lesson 4: Leading Online

  • 4

    Chapter 4: Navigating Conversation Speedbumps

    • Case Study 1:"But My Pastor Said..."

    • Case Study 2: The Bible Expert

    • Case Study 3: Tangents Galore!

    • Check for Understanding (Quiz)

  • 5

    Chapter 5: Conclusion

    • Closing Remarks

    • Before you go . . .

Resource Toolbox

All resources referenced from this course will be linked below for your convenience to view and download.