Do you ever have "difficult people" to handle in your small group? Of course not, but maybe you have a "friend" who does. :) (Or maybe you are one of those difficult people.) Regardless, it is one of the most common and often most daunting challenges that a small group leader faces.
To help give us some insight on this, Janet McMahon (former CCC Small Group Director, current Small Group Director at the new Restore Community church plant in Kansas City) has written an excellent article on this topic, and it was just published on BuildingSmallGroups.Com. Check it out here!