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You Can Develop a Leader In Your Small Group!

Developing A Leader Isn’t An Option Moses, one of God’s champion leaders, prioritized the development of leaders. That priority was significant for the young nation of Israel, as Moses died just before leading them…

New Disciple-Making Wineskins

No one pours new wine into old wineskins. If he does, the new wine will burst the skins, the wine will run out and the wineskins will be ruined. No, new wine must be poured into new wineskins. Luke 5: 37-38 Jesus…

Winning with Accountability

Winning With Accountability Spiritual development requires honest and helpful accountability. Most of us, however, have difficulty developing this vulnerable spiritual habit. Pride, guilt, and shame, accompanied by…

Pray BIG… obey small

For years I have been afraid to pray big prayers.  I was a “safe” pray-er.  When people would encourage me to pray BIG there was always a bit of a check in my guts that I couldn’t really understand.…

What Are YOU Going To Do?

Despair. That is my initial response when I watch the news or scroll through my Facebook feed.The latest source of despair has been the strong of mass shootings. These have been very difficult to see. Beyond the…

Making Disciples & The Fast Lane

Is it really faster in the fast lane? Jesus tells us to love everyone. The Late-Merger makes this a significant challenge for me. You have probably experienced the late-merger yourself.  Let’s say you are…

You are a Masterpiece!

We are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.  Ephesians 2:10 NLT Masterpiece is not a word most would use to describe…

Don’t Change My Small Group!

People who love their small group want that group to stay the same forever.  This is true for long-time, mission-minded followers of Jesus just as much as it is for people who are experiencing the power of…