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We have been so soaked in the individualism of Western culture that we feel threatened by the idea of our primary identity being that of the family we belong to -especially when the family in question is so large, stretching across space and time. The church isn’t simply a collection of isolated individuals, all following their own pathways of spiritual growth without much reference to one another. It may sometimes look like that, and even feel like that. And it’s gloriously true that each of us is called to respond to God’s call at a personal level. You can hide in the shadows at the back of the church for a while, but sooner or later you have to decide whether this is for you or not.

N.T. Wright, Simply Christian: Why Christianity Makes Sense.

– This is for you or not
Orange 2012

Orange For the Leader

  ORANGE IS SIMPLE. IT’S A STRATEGY. It's a strategy that I've been involved with in some way or another for…

A strategy seeks to create an alignment between the church and the home. As much as we try to maximize the impact we have on this generation, the time a child or students spends at home plays a huge role in his or her spiritual development, not just in the hours spent there, but because of the fundamental relationship between a parent and a child. That’s why it’s important to be strategic in how we connect with parents and champion the parent-child relationship.

Reggie Joiner

 

 

– A curriculum replaces parents, but a strategy connects with them

The Lie of Consensus

Consensus is defined as "general agreement among a group."  You know where consensus comes into play in your life, right?…

Not Being a Jerk

Are you a nice person?  Are you an encourager?  Do people want to be in your presence? Are you a…
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