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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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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Nine Principles of Relational Evangelism, by Randall Neighbour

I have read Randall Neighbour’s book, The Naked Truth About Small-Group Ministry and it challenged me as a small group leader and pastor.  This article was recently posted on smallgroups.com and I thought it would be good to share it with small groups leaders at Harvest and for anybody viewing this site.  -B. —————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- Randall Neighbour […]

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