Why Bible Study Doesn’t Work

– By George Steere Yes, the title of this blog post most likely got your attention. We, as church leaders, place so much emphasis on the value of Bible study groups, as we should; yet we still face the challenge to understand why so many groups have become stagnant and don’t seem to be producing much spiritual fruit. My

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Party Rules For Great Group Discussions

– By Justin Smith Discussions can be a great addition to a class or group, as they can bring an interactive element to classes and help participants delve into the content on a deeper and more personal level. However, when discussions are misused or mismanaged, they often turn sour very quickly; one can easily call

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The Discipleship Crisis (Video)

How many Christians have grown spiritually over the past year? How would you answer that question for yourself? How has the shift from discipleship being the primary front door to the church to worship becoming the front door affected the focus on spiritual maturity by the church as a whole and by individual believers? Micah

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Boring People With The Gospel

-By Josh Hunt Boredom is like anthrax. It can kill … Dull, insipid sermons and lessons (italics added) not only cause drooping eyes and nodding heads, they also destroy life and hope. What greater damage can we do to people’s faith than to make them feel like God and Jesus and the Bible are as boring as

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Fast Five: Training Bible Study Leaders

Fast Five is a regular feature that focuses on a topic, resource, or trend that you can reference as you work to equip the church to make disciples. This month’s Fast Five: Training Bible Study Leaders provides you with resources you can use in training  your Sunday School and Small Group leaders. Use these ideas

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