Russell Willingham my greatest mentor in purity was in to speak last night and killed it. He is director of New Creation Ministries in Fresno, and the author of Breaking Free
Hug someone a little longer than is comfortable. Hug the guy next to you and ask him what king of cologne he is wearing. Hug at least 5 guys and squeeze extra hard. These are regular directives before we go to small group on a Monday night. It isn’t an ice breaker.
I am not a big fan of church words. My least favorite is accountability. Accountability isn’t biblical, and it doesn’t work. When it comes to recovery I get tired of hearing it all the time. Someone mouthed that word 20 years ago at Promise Keepers and it has been used ever since like its gospel…Details
We received an email last week that I forwarded to one of our small group leaders/speakers. His responce was so good I am posting it (with the senders name changed) that it may help many others with the same question. Here is the email and reply. Hi my name Samuel, I am 19 years old…Details