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Lay Down Your New Life — a small-group session


For this session, you’ll need…. A small (or at least cheap), wrapped “re-gift” from/for everyone in your group. Note: If you have time, turn your opening experience into a full-blown “white elephant party.” Or do it as prescribed below. The … Continue reading

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Lay Down the Law (and Leave It There): a small group session


For this session, you’ll need…. the ability to darken your room a whiteboard or blackboard Laying Down Your Day (15 minutes) Give everyone a chance to settle in before starting your session. Once everyone’s relaxed and comfortable, turn off the … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Old Identity


Our first devotional runs longer than usual, but that’s only fitting. After all, it’s going to take a little time to get to know each other. So let’s start in…. Many Christians today believe—or at least live as if they … Continue reading

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Free Discipleship!


(Well, the books are free, anyway… the discipleship itself… well, I’ll defer to Dietrich Bonhoeffer on that one….) So it’s done: All six books in the From Disciples to Disciplers series—including the first three, Growing in Jesus, Growing in Character, … Continue reading

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Season 5: Growing in Leadership


Let’s pick up where we left off last week. As you’ve walked through our first four seasons, guess what? You’ve been growing. Others know it. And God is honoring it. He’s matured you to the point where you’re ready to … Continue reading

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Season 2: Growing in Character


After we’ve been grounded in our relationship with Jesus, we need to learn how to invite Him into our other most important relationships—our family, friends, coworkers of all shapes, sizes, and beliefs—and learn how to keep Jesus at the center … Continue reading

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Season 1: Growing in Jesus


The first person you need to disciple is yourself. It’s that easy, and it’s that hard. And perhaps more to the point, we need to learn to let Jesus disciple us. We follow Him. Therefore, in this opening season—and really, … Continue reading

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