Monthly Archives: November 2016

Building Good Relationships in LIFE Group: Faith Walk

From the Faith Walk Sunday AM LIFE Group We use LIFE suggestions as our guide: Love: • We sit in an oval so we can see one another. • We wear name tags. We sit by newcomers, talk with them, listen to them and introduce them. • We try to follow up with them the next week, maybe invite them to other church events. • We sit together and with visitors in worship. • We have lunch together after worship at a designated restaurant. • We … Continue reading

From Informing to Equipping

I was convicted about 2 years ago concerning my approach to disciplemaking. Freshly minted with a PhD in Philosophy of Religion with a specialized interest in Philosophical Theology, I considered my role in disciplemaking to be building a robust, powerful system of doctrine into the people of God. If I was teaching doctrine, I was discipling; anything else was a waste of my time and was irrelevant. Idle small talk in the hallways: worthless. An hour focused only on fellowship through … Continue reading