Why They Left Our Small Group

This post was written by my good friend, Troy Hawks.  Troy is the pastor of Real Life Arizona, our first church plant from Real Life Texas.  Troy has been “working out” relational discipleship with a faithful group of believers in Scottsdale, AZ.  They get it.  It’s becoming “who they are” and stories like this prove it. I cannot wait to see what God will grow from this great beginning.   – Pastor Brandon Some good friends just left our small group. And they aren’t coming back.  It’s been a little […]

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Discover It – Part 2

Imagine for a moment that we have an entire group of football players wearing a jersey and standing on the field, but who have very little knowledge of how to actually play the game. They know some of the language but have no idea how to work together as a team, execute the most basic plays, or how to win the game. Complete chaos would ensue if we just threw those players onto the field and said, “Go play football.” Previous to their years together, His disciples had no experience […]

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New Year Slides

Which one should I go on dad? My oldest daughter, Emma asked me as all four of my kids began to scurry around the massive playground. Amber and I had taken the kids when they were younger to a popular playground on a warm summer afternoon. It’s one of those days your mind bookmarks in a “favorite file.” I remember great detail and specifically recall Emma’s fear of climbing to the top of a huge slide. Along with our other 3 kids she jumped, climbed and swung on most the […]

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