Tag Archives: small-group resources

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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Bringing the D-Word out of the Dark


Every Christian is a “small-p” pastor, whether they’re gifted shepherds or not. (“[Y]ou yourselves like living stones are being built up as a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood,” (1 Pet. 2:5), remember?) The Spirit has equipped every one … Continue reading

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Glory, Not Growth


Tullian Tchividjian has a message we may not want to hear: When God puts us through the crucible of suffering—no matter how large or small that suffering may actually be—His primary desire is not our personal growth. And it certainly … Continue reading

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Lay It Down: The Book — It’s ALIVE!


You can get the full information here, but for now, here’s the back story: After close-but-no-cigar rounds with a couple publishers I respect (and that you’d recognize) – and a few more just plain frustrating rounds with agents – I’ve … Continue reading

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Finding a Greater Desire


There’s no question that you know someone who struggles with a sexual addiction, whether you’re aware of it of not. What’s more: If you’re a guy, there’s a very good chance that person is you (and that you’re all too … Continue reading

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Gospel Identity: The Reviews Start Coming in….


Originally posted on Confessions of a Futon Reformer:
At this year’s General Assembly of the PCA, I received a preview copy of New Growth Press’s small group materials. I was excited because I am a big fan of New Growth…

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Going to God Like a Cigarette


Our rather provocative titular reference above is nonetheless a good place for us to start, because this is a book about pursuing God with a single-minded passion. And you’ll have to discover the story that goes with it for yourself. … Continue reading

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The Learned Desperation of Prayer


“There is nothing secret about communion with God. If we live a holy life before God, broken of our pride and self-will, crying out for grace, then we will be in communion with God. It really is that simple.” Paul … Continue reading

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