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When You Can’t See What You Need to See

One of the bigger misunderstandings in the church today is how some people believe that a personal relationship with God is a private matter. To these folks, to follow Jesus does not mean that you follow Him into a personal experience with other believers. Listen… Continue Reading …

The Perfect Place To Be Dysfunctional

You have no choice about being dysfunctional. We’re all broken in different ways. Even on our best days, imperfections show through like a stain under white paint. Our collective fallenness is why the local church is so fabulous. It’s the place where you can be… Continue Reading …

Do You Fight Fires or Change Lives?

The best discipleship soul care happens in a community, not isolated, artificial settings where there is a disconnection between the person and the community. God can change lives in one-and-done meetings, but the most effective soul care needs time, people, and contexts. Listen to the… Continue Reading …

Budget Sin Into Your Small Group Experience

The title sounds careless, but before you blow a gasket, let me ask, “Have you reached sinless perfection yet?” There is a secret in all our lives that is not a secret at all: we still sin against God and each other. Listen to the… Continue Reading …