Rick Howerton

Rick spent 13 years as the small group specialist at LifeWay Church Resources, three years with NavPress as their Small Group Specialist, and is currently the Kentucky Baptist Convention,Church Consultant for the South Central Region of Kentucky.Rick has authored or co-authored multiple books, studies, and leader training resources including A Different Kind of Tribe: Embracing the New Small Group Dynamic, Destination Community: Small Group Ministry Manual, The Gospel and the Truth: Living the Message of Jesus, Small Group Life Ministry Manual: A New Approach to Small Groups, Redeeming the Tears: a Journey Through Grief and Loss, Small Group Life: Kingdom, Small Group Kick off Retreat: Experiential Training for Small Group Leaders, Great Beginnings: Your First Small Group Study, Disciples Path:A Practical Guide to Disciple Making, and Countdown: Launching andLeading Transformational Groups. Rick’s varied ministry experiences as an collegiate minister, small group pastor, teaching pastor, elder, full-time trainer and church consultant, as well as having been a successful church planter gives him a perspective of church life that is all-encompassing and multi-dimensional. Rick is a highly sought after communicator and trainer.

What is Your Role as the Small Group Leader?

Tips for Getting Your Group to Converse

Capturing Special Moments

The Key to Optimal Spiritual Growth

Who’s the Most Important Person In Your Group?

Helping People on Their Journey to Health

What’s The Ultimate Goal of Your Group?

What Should Your Small Group Be About?

Creating the Right Environment in Your Home