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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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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Teaching People Without Praying

-By Josh Hunt I believe that I should never be teaching people without praying for them first. As the Scripture states in 1 Samuel 12:23 it is a sin to fail in praying for those whom God has placed in our path and I have taken this passage to heart as one who desires to

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Fast Five: BACE 2016 Discipleship Conference Highlights

Fast Five is a regular feature that will focus 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: BACE 2016 Discipleship Conference Highlights directs you to some of the experiences and content from the conference. Robby Gallaty Why have believers not

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