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American Christians have been conditioned by our cultural surroundings in many ways, and none is more prominent than our shift from communal thinking to individual… Read More »YOU Can Make a Difference as WE Make a Difference Together
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I’ve heard plenty of talk about discipleship and multiplication recently, and it usually goes something like this… If you want to make disciples the way… Read More »Doing Discipleship Post-Resurrection Style
There are, in every industry, certain books that serve as cornerstones – manuals of the trade, if you will. If you want to fix a… Read More »Small Groups With Purpose: How to Create Healthy Communities
Yesterday, we kicked off the first day of Saddleback’s annual conference for church leaders, Radicalis. (In fact, you can still see it for free at Radicalis.com for free with the code “RADRICK11”.) One of my responsibilities is monitoring the social networking streams for mentions of our conference using the #rad11 hashtag. It’s been very cool to see the real-time feedback coming from our community of conference enthusiasts.