If [thankfulness] were a drug, it would be the world’s best-selling product with a health maintenance indication for every major organ system.”¹ — Dr. P. Murali Doraiswamy Duke University Medical Center, brain and mind health expert An article in The…
When you’re starting a Q Place, don’t do it alone! Team up with two other followers of Jesus, and together you will be an initiator triad–the nucleus of your new Q Place. Want to know why that’s important and how you can find your triad? Read on!
With your Qplus church membership, you have permission to use this standard Q Place logo as you put together promotional materials for upcoming events such as Q Place Workshops or Equip Meetings.
Here you will find a collection of graphics and logos to use as you promote The 9 Arts of Spiritual Conversations in your church or ministry, including logos for the 9 Arts and Q Place, the 9 Arts 3x3 Grid Graphic, a photo for each individual practice of the 9 Arts, and a slideshow presentation for introducing the 9 Arts series.
Facilitating a discussion is much different from teaching a class! To pave the way for discussions in which everyone is involved, download, print, and share this resource with your group facilitators so they can understand and prepare for their role in your church's 9 Arts series.
Four simple stages define the process of starting a Q Place: Preparation, Invitation, Trial Meeting, and Growth. This roadmap provides an overview of the process fully covered in the book How to Start a Q Place and summarized in the Q Place Quick Start Guide. It also provides links to resources that are just the right fit for each stage.
This resource, from the appendix of Grief, God's Help in Times of Sorrow, by Cathy Maddams & Jim Reapsome, provides valuable tips as you prepare to facilitate a group with participants who have experienced grief and loss.
One of Q Place’s four core values is Self-Discovery, the idea that people grow and learn best when they discover truth for themselves through discussion and study. The value of self-discovery leads us to promote an inductive—rather than a deductive—approach to learning.
Everyone in a Q Place can be the Question Asker, reading the printed questions so that the group can discuss them. The resource “When You Are the Question Asker” can help group members prepare for this role, and this checklist can help each one to see areas of growth, for discussions that are more dynamic and meaningful.