How the Resurrection Changes Community

How the Resurrection Changes Community

Derek Joseph “Community” isn’t a Christian thing. People worldwide are part of communities. However, because of sin, the beliefs, practices and values of human communities are, at their core, in rebellion against God. But when Jesus died and rose from the dead, he...
How the Resurrection Changes Community

4 Ways to Deal with Transition as a Couple

Derek Joseph We’d lived in East Asia for seven years. It was home. Our apartment was our house. Our church was our family. Our neighbors were our mission field. And then, we received some really, really bad news. In light of this news, we were told that if we ever...
How the Resurrection Changes Community

4 Tools for Real Fellowship

Leaders and Coaches In a previous post, we uncovered what real fellowship looks like. But what are a few easy tools that we can use in the group to bring about this real fellowship? 1. Member Covenant Most everyone in your group is a church member, or should...
How the Resurrection Changes Community

How Do We Get Real Fellowship?

Leaders and Coaches Community. Vulnerability. Real-ness. Living life together.  As group leaders, we all want these things – even if they’re hard to define.But here’s the reality:Awkward silencesGroups that don’t gelPeople that don’t talkPeople that come half...