“Through deep study of God’s Word, groups can and should be going deep in relationship and connection with each other.”- Gospel-Centered Youth Ministry, pg. 127
- Don’t Forget This Key Ingredient for Youth Ministry Talks by Cameron Cole
- Got Small Groups? by Taylor Mendoza
- Essentials in Youth Ministry: Small Groups by Rebecca Heck
Women of the Word by Jen Wilkin. Good basic hermeneutics; written for women but applies to anyone.
God’s Word For You Series, series by the Good Book Company. “God’s Word For You is a series of expository guides which walk you through books of the Bible verse-by-verse. These flexible resources can be used for reading, for feeding and for leading: read them simply as a book; use them to feed on God’s word as a daily devotional, complete with reflection questions; or use them as you prepare to lead small-group Bible studies or teach in your church.”
She Reads Truth/He Reads Truth Bible. See our review here. Offers unique Bible for men and women that includes robust, well-crafted theological extras to draw the reader back to Scripture, increase biblical literacy, and foster a growing affection for God and His Word.
Small Group Leader’s Quick Guide to (Almost) Everything by Syler Thomas and Steven Tighe. This engaging, highly practical guide will be useful for youth ministers trying to lead their own small groups as well as train small group leaders. Check out our review here, and our podcast with author Syler Thomas here.
One to One Bible Reading: A Simple Guide for Every Christian by David Helm.
Bible Study: A Student’s Guide by Jon Nielson.
Bible Study: Following the Ways of the Word by Kathleen Nielson.
Community: Taking Your Small Group Off Life Support by Brad House. A gospel-centered approach to small groups.