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Do We Really Need Accountability in Our Group?

Guest Sometimes the word “accountability” can instill fear—and for good reason. When misused, it becomes nothing more than legalistic, performance-based righteousness. Accountability is not simply a confessional booth to unload your guilt and have your sin slate wiped...
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How to Deal with Uncertainty Through Prayer

Bob Martin If there has been one constant this year it is this: uncertainty. Crisis causes change. And change leaves us figuring out how to respond. If uncertainty is our constant companion, what do we do about that? It’s never easy to feel out of control. We cherish...
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4 Tips for Cultivating a Healthy Small Group

Guest As Small Group leaders we have answered a call to steward those entrusted in our group. Much like a gardener, we are tasked with nurturing. But it is the Lord that causes the growth (1 Cor. 3:7). We can’t take credit when our group is doing well, but we can take...
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How Do I Avoid Burnout?

Leaders and Coaches I don’t want to burn out. But there are so many threats in life that push me toward spending all my energy and having nothing left. Especially after a season of heightened crisis, we need some recovery. So, what can we do to avoid burnout?...
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Becoming a Leader Is How I Found Community

Guest I sat anxiously in my one-bedroom apartment awaiting the arrival of twelve men and women for my first Small Group meeting. Within the next year those individuals—made up of married couples, students, singles and engaged folks—would become my closest friends and...