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THE R.E.A.L. APPROACH TO SPIRITUAL TRANSFORMATION
Four keys you may be missing that unlock true transformation.
The L.I.F.E. Strategy for Recruiting and Equipping Volunteers
You need volunteers. We help you find them.
The Power of Relational Ministry Leadership
Lead as Jesus led—and make a lasting impact.
Cultivating Courage in Kids
Give kids what they really need to stand strong in their faith.
Classroom Management: From Control to Cooperation
Surefire ways to control classroom chaos without sacrificing fun.
Partnering With Parents to Build Faith in Families
Harnessing the faith-shaping power of the home.
How Kids Learn
Insider insights that will double the learning in your classrooms.
Age Level Insights for Spiritual Development
Master an understanding of how kids learn at every stage of their development.
Helping Hurting Kids
The best ways to come alongside kids in crisis.
Growing Spiritual Grit in Teenagers
Equip teenagers to handle life’s tough stuff—and stand firm as Jesus- followers.
Jesus-Centered Youth Ministry
Surprising ways to keep your youth ministry focused on what matters most.
Making Parents Your Allies in Youth Ministry
Maximizing the most powerful faith-shaping influence in teenagers' lives.
Outreach Strategies for Youth Ministry
The power of tapping into your teenagers’ natural desire to make a difference.
Engaging Youth Culture
The tools kids need to face today’s culture.
Helping Hurting Teenagers
Ministering to troubled youth with an approach that works.
Worth the Investment
Compare a year’s worth of training from Group U with what you’d expect to spend if you attended just one conference.
- Registration $500
- 3 Hotel Nights $400
- Meals $300
- Rental Car $250
- Airfare $400
- Airport parking $50
- Misc. Expenses $100
- Total Investment $2000
Result: Fragmented training on some random topics
Group U Certification
- 8 Comprehensive courses included
- 1-year access to content included
- Downloadable Content included
- Online Community included
- Ministry Coach Q&A included
- Expert Instructors included
- Web Conferencing included
- Total Investment $998
Result: Complete approach to ministry effectiveness
Group U Instructors
Learn From Real Practitioners
We choose every course instructor for their knowledge and expertise in each course topic.
Group U instructors are:
- Authentic — No stuffy lectures at Group U. Course leaders share themselves and their journeys, challenges, and joys. With a sense of humor, too!
- Practitioners — Course instructors walk the talk. They’re real, in-the-trenches leaders, willing to share what they’ve learned from years of experience.
- Relational — Grab a cup of coffee before you log in. You’ll feel like you’re meeting a new friend. Our instructors model relational leadership.
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