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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Cadre Ministries – What Is Your Great Obsession?

My friends at Cadre Ministries have great materials and conduct awesome training workshops on disciplemaking. Here’s a recent article from their website. -PB ———————————————————————————————————————- A woman was sipping on a glass of wine while sitting on the patio with her husband. She said, “I love you so much, I don’t know how I could ever […]

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10 Simple Ways To Be Missional, by Tim Chester

…without adding anything to your schedule by Tim Chester 1. Eat with other people We all eat 3 meals a day. That’s 21 opportunities for church and mission each week without adding anything new to your schedule. And meals are a powerful expression of welcome and community. 2. Work in public places Hold meetings, prepare talks, […]

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Disciplemaking, Where I Am Today…

So I’ve been thinking about disciplemaking lately, really thinking about it. I have so many new buzzwords spinning around in my mind: missional, community, gathering, engaging culture, people of peace, etc. In the past couple of weeks God has been showing me how I’m “wrestling” with my preconceived notions or methods of discipling. This “wrestling” […]

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