As a Small Group leader you play a crucial role in the mission of High Street. We want our church to encourage people to grow in these three vital relationships: intimacy with God, community with insiders, and influence with outsiders. You will be used by God to facilitate this growth in your group. Our hope is that you do not feel alone in your efforts and we want to stay connected with you, encourage you, and provide you with the tools and ideas below to lead your group effectively. Life is better connected.

Small Group Grants

High Street small groups are encouraged to grow in the third vital relationship of influence with outsiders. We do this through service projects within the community. If your small group would like to provide some form of outreach our service project for your community we would love to help offset some of your costs through a grant!

Study Materials Available


Study Materials Information


Always True (God’s 5 promises when life gets hard)
  • Author(s): James MacDonald
  • Type: DVD and Guide
  • Description: Follow bestselling author, speaker, and pastor James MacDonald as he delivers the biblical hope of God's promises in the midst of life's storms.
Balanced
  • Author(s): Andy Stanley
  • Type: DVD
  • Description: Can you be unbalanced financially and still be a devoted follower of Christ? What does it even mean to be financially balanced? Can you be unbalanced financially and still be a devoted follower of Christ? What does it even mean to be financially balanced? In this six-session study, you'll be challenged to examine what you really believe about finances and faith
Biblical Financial Study
  • Author(s): Crown Financial Ministries
  • Type: DVD
  • Description: Many people are experiencing financial challenges. But did you know that the Bible contains 2,350 verses dealing with money? Many Christians have been taught what the Bible says about how to handle 10 percent of their income - the area of giving.
Courageous Living
  • Author(s): Michael Craft, Stephen Kendrick, & Alex Kendrick
  • Type: DVD
  • Description: In the new film Courageous (from the makers of Fireproof), four law officers are confident and focused when standing up to the worst the streets have to offer. But leading their families at home in a God-honoring way? That takes courage.
Five Lies that Ruin Relationships
  • Author(s): Chip Ingram
  • Type: DVD and Guide
  • Description: In this ten-part DVD series centered in the book of James chapters four and five, Chip Ingram defines five of the most common lies that have the potential to ruin relationships with those we love.
Five Things God Uses to Grow Your Faith
  • Author(s): Andy Stanley
  • Type: DVD
  • Description: Five Things God Uses to Grow Your Faith, by Andy Stanley is an exciting small group bible study that establishes the biblical case for five things God uses to grow an unshakable faith in you.
Foundation: The Bible
  • Author(s): Tom Holladay & Kay Warren
  • Type: DVD
  • Description: Foundations is a fresh, innovative curriculum about the essential truths of the Christian faith and how these truths are to be lived out—in your relationships, your character, and your work. Rather than just teaching doctrinal knowledge, this course shows you how to apply biblical truths and implement them in your everyday life.
Foundations: Salvation
  • Author(s): Tom Holladay & Kay Warren
  • Type: DVD
  • Description: The Foundations small group DVD series helps Christians connect the truths of the Bible with the realities of their lives. Used and refined for years as an integral part of Saddleback Church’s discipleship program, this powerful, innovative resource is designed to correct the frequent disconnect between what we say we believe as Christians and how we actually live.
Honor Begins at Home
  • Author(s): Michael Craft, Stephen Kendrick, & Alex Kendrick
  • Type: DVD and Guide
  • Description: This study based on the movie COURAGEOUS will take individuals and small groups deeper into biblical truths for a godly family, exploring topics such as redeeming your history, walking with integrity, winning and blessing the hearts of your children, and more. It allows spouses to study together and make new commitments as parents. It also helps build family and group relationships.
In the Dust of the Rhabi Walk as Jesus
  • Author(s): Ray Vander Lean
  • Type: DVD and Guide
  • Description: In Walking in the Dust of Rabbi Jesus, Lois Tverberg challenges readers to follow their Rabbi more closely by re-examining his words in the light of their Jewish context. Doing so will provide a richer, deeper understanding of his ministry, compelling us to live differently, to become more Christ-like.
Just Walk Across the Room
  • Author(s): Bill Hybels
  • Type: DVD
  • Description: What if you knew that by simply crossing the room and saying hello to someone, you could change that person’s forever? Just a few steps to make an eternal difference. It has nothing to do with methods and everything to do with taking a genuine interest in another human being. All you need is a heart that’s in tune with the Holy Spirit and a willingness to venture out of your “Circle of Comfort” and into another person’s life. Just Walk Across the Room brings personal evangelism into the twenty-first century.
Living by the Book
  • Author(s): Howard Hendricks & William Hendricks
  • Type: Book
  • Description: In Living By the Book, Howard and Bill Hendricks invite you on one of the greatest adventures of your life--the journey through Scripture. In the Bible you can interact with a living God who wants a personal relationship with you. And no special skills are needed. If you can read, you can glean important insight from Scripture. This book will help you engage God's Word like never before. In simple, step-by-step fashion, you'll learn how to: Observe. Let the Scripture speak to you individually. Interpret. Develop the tools to properly understand biblical text. Apply. Learn how to allow Scripture to transform your life. Start your journey today.
Malachi
  • Author(s): Lisa Hopper
  • Type: DVD
  • Description: On our worst day, God doesn't walk away from us. And His love for us is not determined by our performance. No matter how many times we mess up, God loves (and never leaves) broken people. (8 Sessions; 30 min videos)
Out Live Your Life
  • Author(s): Max Lucado
  • Type: DVD
  • Description: It's a story of hillbillies and simple folk, net casters and tax collectors. A story of a movement that exploded like a just-opened fire hydrant out of Jerusalem and spilled into the ends of the earth: into the streets of Paris, the districts of Rome, and the ports of Athens, Istanbul, Shanghai, and Buenos Aires.
Recovery Road
  • Author(s): Andy Stanley
  • Type: DVD
  • Description: If you are like most Americans, you're wondering what in the heck is going on in Washington. And you're probably wondering what in the heck you are supposed to do while you wait for somebody to fix things.
The 7 Experiment
  • Author(s): Jen Hatmaker
  • Type: DVD and Guide
  • Description: Do you feel trapped in the machine of excess? Jen Hatmaker was. Her friends were. And some might say that our culture is. Jen once considered herself unmotivated by the lure of prosperity, but upon being called 'rich' by a child who was living in poverty, evidence to the contrary mounted, and a social experiment turned spiritual journey was born. This study will lead you through this same experiment, at whatever level you choose, in seven key areas.
The Case for Faith
  • Author(s): Lee Strobel & Garry Poole
  • Type: DVD
  • Description: In this small group Bible study DVD, The Case for Faith: A Six-session Investigation of the Toughest Objections to Christianity, Lee Strobel discusses tough questions while addressing the most common objections to the Christian faith.
The Christian Atheist
  • Author(s): Craig Groeschell
  • Type: DVD
  • Description: The more I looked, the more I found Christian Atheists everywhere.” Former Christian Atheist Craig Groeschel knows his subject all too well. After over a decade of successful ministry, he had to make a painful self admission: although he believed in God, he was leading his church like God didn’t exist.
The Customer Rules
  • Author(s): Lee Cockerell
  • Type: Book
  • Description: In 39 digestible, bite-sized chapters, Lee shares everything he has learned in his 40+ year career in the hospitality industry about creating an environment that keeps customers coming back for more. Here, Lee not only shows why the customer always rules, but also the Rules for serving customers so well they'll never want to do business with anyone but you.
The Fruit of the Spirit
  • Author(s): Thomas E. Trask & Wayde I. Goodall
  • Type: Book
  • Description: Nothing Beats the Taste of Fresh Fruit Would you like true fulfillment in your life? Health in your relationships? Victory over anxiety and conflict? You can have them—if you let God’s Spirit grow his fruit in your heart. In The Fruit of the Spirit, Tom Trask and Wayde Goodall take you for a close look at love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, and the rest of the fruit of the Spirit.
The Great Misunderstanding
  • Author(s): Dave Ramsey
  • Type: DVD
  • Description: God gives us specific guidelines for handling money, and Dave explains those scriptural guidelines and how our stewardship is a reflection of all areas of our lives in this 60-minute DVD. You'll Learn: Why God wants His people to give, How to become a good steward, Scriptural guidelines for handling money, How to teach your children to be givers, and Why we should give to worthy causes
The Power of a Whisper
  • Author(s): Bill Hybels
  • Type: DVD
  • Description: The Power of a Whisper, vision is cast for what life can look like when God’s followers choose to hear from heaven as they navigate life on earth. Whispers that arbitrate key decisions, nudges that rescue from dark nights of the soul, promptings that spur on growth, urgings that come by way of another person, inspiration that opens once-glazed-over eyes to the terrible plight people face in this world—through firsthand accounts spanning fifty-seven years of life, more than thirty of which have been spent in the trenches of ministry, Hybels promotes passion in Christ-followers' hearts for being wide open to hearing from God, and for getting gutsier about doing exactly what he says to do
The Saving Life of Christ
  • Author(s): Major W. Ian Thomas
  • Type: Book
  • Description: "This book is simply written and will be of much help to new converts and defeated Christians in starting them off to a victorious spiritual life." -- Bibliotheca Sacra "Major Thomas points out how many dedicated people, ministers, Sunday school teachers, and the like, have come out of the old life but never gone on to the full, joyous life in Christ. He writes with fresh insight into many Bible passages, and challenges Christians to walk on and take the victory that is already won.
The Truth Project
  • Author(s): Focus on the Family
  • Type: DVD
  • Description: Focus on the Family's The Truth Project is a powerful Christian worldview curriculum specifically designed and licensed for use in home-based small groups. This DVD set provides the presentation element of the curriculum in 12 video lessons, recommended to be viewed and discussed by a trained small group leader over 13 consecutive weeks. Each "tour" is taught by Dr. Del Tackett, creator of The Truth Project. The DVDs are intended for use by a registered group facilitator in conjunction with the included Study Guide and supplemental materials.
Transformed
  • Author(s): Rick Warren
  • Type: DVD
  • Description: Transformed is a church-wide, 7-session campaign that will guide and grow your church by exploring what the Bible has to say about every essential area of our lives: Spiritual, Physical, Mental, Emotional, Relational, Financial, and Vocational.
Twisting the Truth
  • Author(s): Andy Stanley
  • Type: DVD
  • Description: Join Andy Stanley for Twisting the Truth, a six-session small group Bible study developed to help you and your group understand how truth can get twisted and distorted, and how that impacts your life. Throughout the study Stanley exposes four destructive and all-too-prevalent lies about authority, pain, sex, and sin. They’re deceptions powerful enough to ruin our relationships, our lives, even our eternities—but only if we let them.
Walk as Jesus Walked
  • Author(s): Ray Vander Lean
  • Type: DVD and Guide
  • Description: This five-session, video-based small group bible study, Walked As Jesus Walked, by noted teacher and historian, Ray Vander Laan, is volume seven of the 12-part Faith Lessons series. In this volume, Vander Laan helps you experience how the disciples translated Jesus’ call to passionate discipleship into language and imagery the Roman culture already understood.
What on Earth am I Here For?
  • Author(s): Rick Warren
  • Type: Book
  • Description: An evangelistic booklet based on the first three chapters of The Purpose Driven® Life.
When God’s People Pray
  • Author(s): Jim Cymbala
  • Type: DVD and Guide
  • Description: In the small group Bible study, When God’s People Pray, best-selling author and pastor Jim Cymbala helps you understand, personalize and apply the transforming power of prayer in your life. Prayer can change lives and circumstances like nothing else can. What are the keys that unlock its power, that turn prayer from a mere activity into a vital link with God and all his resources?
When the Game is Over It All Goes Back in the Box
  • Author(s): John Ortberg
  • Type: DVD
  • Description: What can we take with us to the kingdom of God? In When the Game Is Over, It All Goes Back in the Box, bestselling author, pastor, and consummate storyteller John Ortberg tells us we can take pretty much only what we brought to the game. Everything else goes back in the box—the cash atop the corporate ladder, the vacation home at the lake, and the status vehicle in between. All the tokens, game pieces, and prizes are left behind when you walk away from the table.
Your Girl
  • Author(s): Vicki Courtney
  • Type: Book
  • Description: If you are the mother of a daughter eighteen years old or younger, especially one in the tween or teen years, you know that you are in a war for her mind, body, and soul. Best-selling author Vicki Courtney’sYour Girl addresses the times in which our daughters live, the high calling of motherhood, and the necessity to enter the battle to counteract negative influences of the culture.
Your Money Counts
  • Author(s): Howard Dayton
  • Type: DVD
  • Description: With the economy reeling in the wake of the recent recession, many people are experiencing such financial challenges as credit card debt, downsizing, dead-end jobs, and inadequate or depleted savings. With these challenges come others as well. Recent studies confirm that more than half of all divorces are the result of financial pressures at home. And spiritually, many people are struggling to maintain a biblical perspective amidst the constant tug of materialism. But there is hope.