June 2009
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The PDSG Network was created so that no Small Group Point Person ever stands alone. Through networking with others across North America, you will build relationships, share ideas, and learn to be more intentional in your strategy.

One of the ways that we accomplish this is to hold regional "huddles" for Small Group Point People. There is no cost to join. We are a network composed of many denominations, all with a common goal - to develop healthy and balanced small groups.

For a full article on the formation of Purpose Driven Small Group Network, click here.
Please join one of our regional networks and give us more information about you and your ministry by clicking here.
Steve Gladen
Pastor Steve Gladen
Pastor of Small Group Community
Saddleback Church
May Featured Articles
Leadership Lifters: Time Management 
 Rick Warren
by Rick Warren
Ever feel that you don't have enough time? If you are going to be effective, you have to learn time management.
Ecclesiastes 8:6 tells us, "...there is a time and a way for everything..." (NLT).

At the Atlanta Conference

Atlanta Next BannerHundreds of pastors and small group point leaders gathered for this year's Saddleback small group conference April 24 and 25 in Atlanta. It was clear that God was going to do something at this event because Steve Gladen's trip to Atlanta was marred by two successive... [Read full article]
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Steve's Tips
Monthly tips for developing balanced and heathly small groups.
Looking for a New Small Group Study?
See a brief description of two great studies REFUEL & FOUNDATIONS.
Soul Searchin
Monthly nourishment to feed your weary soul.
Tools of the Trade: Books, Resources, & Websites 
See more information about Community That Is Christian by Julie Gorman, 250 Big Ideas for Purpose Driven Small Groups by Steve Gladen, and a great new video called The Star of Bethlehem, & YouVersion.
Network Exchange
This section of the newsletter will be an exchange of questions and ideas. Every month, a question from a Network member will be posted. The following month, your answers will be posted for everyone to read.   
This month's question is from Donald Dillard who just recently attended our Atlanta conference..."What is a huddle?"
Send your answers and other questions to cheryls@saddleback.com. Who knows, your answer or question could be featured next month!  
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Questions, comments, or suggestions?
Contact Editor - Cheryl Shireman, PDSG Network Coordinator at cheryls@saddleback.com