This is Promise Keepers foundation textbook for running men’s small groups. Every leader of a small group needs to read and understand this book. It gives a blueprint of how groups develop from stage to stage and the issues that are likely to arise at each time. It also describes how relationships change through the various phases. Included in an appendices an excellent trouble shooting section, an important piece on listening skills that every group should go through to start with and the servant leader. The book can also be used as a small group study guide to take your whole group through together so that they can understand the dynamics involved as groups grow. There are discussion questions at the end of each section to help with this.