Instant Small Group

52 Sessions for Anytime, Anywhere Use

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Instant Small Group: Just Add People

It's been a crazy day at work, the house is a mess, and you have nothing in the refrigerator--and you're hosting your small group tonight. How can you possibly get a lesson ready in the midst of your chaotic life? Easy. Just open this book.

This no-preparation-required teaching resource provides a year's worth of engaging, transforming, and easy-to-lead discussion guides for adult small groups. All 52 studies are "open and go" for those who don't have the time or energy to prepare. They can be used by anyone in the group--not just the leader--and are perfect for road trips, retreats, coffeehouse conversations, or even as personal devotionals.

"Need some ideas to spark interaction in your small group? How about well-honed questions that will form foundations for deeper discussions? Mike Nappa has crafted a tool that will work well in these circumstances and many more. Equip every small group leader in your congregation with a copy of this book!"--Timothy Paul Jones, editor, The Journal of Family Ministry; bestselling author, Perspectives on Family Ministry

"Is your small group tired? Are you tired of your small group? Grab Mike's new book and breathe new life into your community! Not since the Serendipity Bible has there emerged a resource so adaptable and user friendly."--Bill Search, small groups pastor, Southeast Christian Church

"What a creative, concise resource for small group Bible studies! Mike makes learning fun, but at the same time challenges us to think deeply about the Word of God. I highly recommend Instant Small Group."--Norm Wakefield, professor emeritus, Phoenix Seminary

"Mike has written a truly simple and powerful tool for small group leaders. It would be a mistake for churches to overlook this incredible resource."--Alan Danielson, senior pastor, New Life Bible Church, Norman, OK; small group ministry consultant

Mike Nappa is publisher of, a free e-magazine for families, as well as a bestselling and award-winning author and editor of many books, ministry resources, and magazine articles. He holds a master's degree in English and a bachelor's degree in Christian education.


Mike Nappa, Author

Mike Nappa is an entertainment journalist at, as well as a bestselling and award-winning author with more than one million books sold worldwide. When he was a kid, the stories of Edgar Allan Poe scared him silly. Today he owns everything Poe ever wrote. A former fiction acquisitions editor, Mike earned his MA in English literature and now writes full time.

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