What do you do with the parts of the Bible that don't seem to offer much in the way of practical application?
You have to be connected relationally in order to grow spiritually. But that doesn't mean all aspects of your personal relationship with your heavenly Father should be made available for public consumption.
Some scholars estimate there are up to 900 different English translations or paraphrases of the Bible. How can you know which is best for you?
For a deeper perspective on justice and redemption in the Bible, check out this short video by the Bible Project. It's good stuff.
Fasting is one of the most misunderstood and ignored of all of the spiritual practices. That doesn't mean you shouldn't give it a try.
If spiritual growth is like a journey, then in order to get where you want to go, you need to know where you currently are.
Are you looking for a fresh way to connect relationally with God during this Christmas season? If so, try out the Prayer of Examen.
Your group is a great place to celebrate what Jesus has done in all of your lives, and to remember the sacrifice he made on your behalf.
It's nearly Be Rich time once again! Our annual giving and serving campaign, launches November 5. As part of the campaign, we want to help you prepare to Serve Together with your small group.
If you and your group have been looking for a Bible study that's a little different, we've found a new resource that might meet your needs.
Pointing our prayers to our heavenly Father reminds us of the authority he has, and of a once broken relationship with him that has now been restored through the work of his Son and the power of his Spirit.
In the midst of holiday craziness, it's important to lead yourself well. That just means begin intentional about staying connected to your heavenly Father.
We all understand truth. We all understand grace. But most of us do a mediocre job of managing the tension between the two.
As you lead, make sure you stay connected with your heavenly Father. Don't let the busyness that comes with leadership push him to the periphery.
A common concern among group leaders is that prayer time at the end of group meeting can feel shallow, stale, or awkward.
We want to introduce you to something new. We're in the process of creating a series of one or two-week studies to help get your group into the Bible.
Serving together as a group never feels urgent. In fact, if you don't make a plan, it probably won't happen at all.
I enjoy leading my group. I just hope nobody asks me anything about the Bible.Do you ever think something like this?