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How do we care and help people on the journey to fully developing as followers of Jesus?  I don’t believe there is a silver bullet answer but perhaps a combination of several factors. Recognize Spiritual Birthing is a process Seed (1 Pet 1:23, John 3:9)Formed Inside (Gal 4:19)Birthed (Colossians 1:27, Colossians 3:4, 1 John 3:2)…...
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I have learned over the years that there are two sides to the local church: the organization and the organism. Sometimes they compete for attention and fight for ultimate priority. As a leader I must always give the organism priority. History The early church was organized in a structure that mirrored the Jewish rabbinical leadership…...
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Mini-Groups: Are clusters of three or four people meeting to intentionally encourage and walk-through growth in a specific area. These groups run throughout the year and vary in the frequency of meetings. What happens in a Mini-Group: Meeting in Mini-Group provides a safe environment for people to explore a specific area of their life on…...
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Visiting the Sick In the Bible, care of the sick and injured is clearly and compassionately expressed. Divinely prescribed laws and insightful healing narratives are found in both Old and New Testaments.  Consequently, we are called to care for persons as God would care for them.  Visiting the Hospital General Information Call the hospital and…...
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These are general guidelines for our leaders as you lead others in prayer. Please follow these principles as your lead prayer 1. Pray the Father’s Heart Prayer team members who focus on praying the Father’s heart will avoid ministering out of their own strength, opinion, or experience.  When we pray the Father’s heart for people,…...
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You may have started out simply wanting to have people over and talk through scripture or share an activity together.  You want to invite others and have wondered, “Why would I have to jump through so many steps just to have my group become official in my church?” Maybe you’re wondering if it’s really worth…...
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