Have you noticed that your group just doesn’t seem to pick it up quickly? You think they should go out and evangelize to the homeless by living for a week on skid row and they’re just not that excited about the idea. Or, you want to have everyone using Greek and Hebrew to do a sixteen-week study on the minor prophets, and everyone else is thinking that maybe watching YouTube videos would be best.
The disconnect comes from the difference between where the group is and where you want them to go. Your best strategy is to simply help them take the next step, rather than try to convince everyone to jump out of a plane over dark jungle with nothing but a Bible and a compass.
Think about it this way.
One day when you were just an infant about 5 months old, you stood right up on your feet and took off out the door. For the next 20 minutes no one could catch you because you were running as fast as you could.
Of course, that isn’t the way it happened. Just like the rest of us, you started out crawling first.
And the next step for your small group may just be to take a crawl step. Find that step that is easy for people to take and they’ll do it. Just make sure it’s a step in the right direction.