Privacy fences, personal space and community

I remember growing up in a neighborhood with few privacy fences. All the neighborhood kids knew each other and hung out together. The adults talked in the front yards, borrowed tools and helped each other with projects. I have a lot of great memories of that time. Today is a different time. I am not … Continue reading Privacy fences, personal space and community

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New Eyes

Small groups are messy. It's one thing for small group ministry leaders to know it and communicate, and yet another for the individual small group member to navigate it successfully. People's messy lives have the potential to bring conflict and frustration to a group if the leader doesn't help keep the group focused on what … Continue reading New Eyes