#2 Way Your Small Group Can Connect With Your Community

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2. Try A Variety of Serving Projects to See What Works.

Serving is a lot like cooking proverbial spaghetti. To see if it’s done you need to toss it against the wall now and then. Right now there are numbers of anointed projects that will draw people into God’s Kingdom in your community. The challenge is to discover those through a bit of trial and error. You need to try your hand at several things in order to find your niche. Rest assured—you do have a God-ordained niche just waiting for you. It’s just a matter of plugging into what God has for you.

Be encouraged. The process of finding your specific projects is not all that complicated. It’s not necessary to do a lot of projects in order to find what works well for you. Try your hand at a dozen projects you will find a handful that has the hallmarks of God’s blessing upon them. Hold your results loosely. Your lessons are best learned as you simply proceed down the path. You will be impaired if you become too focused on dissecting your mistakes and look too deeply at your mistakes. Yes, you will learn from your missteps, but your primary progress will come out of your successes.

There are lots of projects listed in various places in books I have written (101 Ways To Reach Your Community) and right here on my site. Sort through those projects to see what appeals to you and your people. Once you have tentatively found projects that seem to fit you, plug those into your routine.


Steve has spoken, mentored and modeled to churches and leaders around the world with the simple message that anyone – regardless of their gifting or experience – can be involved in bringing God’s loving kindness to others. His first book, Conspiracy of Kindness has been translated into several languages with more in the works. His first book has sold over 300,000 copies. Altogether his books have sold over 500,000 copies.