The “Falling Apart” Small Group

I had a recent conversation with a small group leader who informed me that her group was falling apart. She also mentioned that she didn’t want to go to her small group any longer…very sad. Here’s another thing she told me. She indicated that the last “study” they went through was not received well by […]

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ACCESS

  ACCESS. Definition: the ability, right, or permission to approach, enter, speakwith, or use; admittance What would happen if we, as Christian brothers and sisters, decided to make our lives accessible to others in our community? Have you ever thought about that? I’ve been giving that a lot of meditation lately in an attempt to wrap my head and heart (I call it “heartitude“) around the concepts […]

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Be Served

Another article for the Harvest Winter 2011 newsletter.  -PB ———————————————————————————————— When I was asked to write this newsletter article on “service” I immediately thought about asking people to serve in order to fill in the various ministry areas where I know we could use help. I think that’s what many pastors would think of when […]

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Introverts In The Church (by Adam McHugh)

I’m an off-the-charts introvert – this article caught my attention…B ——————————————————————————————————— This post is by Adam McHugh, author of Introverts in the Church. His book is a one-of-a-kind, and for many of us a very important book. I hope you take his book ideas seriously at your church. The scowling old man nearly bumped into me as […]

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