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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Intentional Leadership: Parenting

I want to thank everyone that continues to follow and share my blog.  Those that have for a while know that I believe strongly in developing and cultivating the potential in others.  My friend Joel Owen, Pastor of Grace Fellowship Church in Kingsport Tennessee wrote this week’s post.  Joel is doing an awesome job at leading his team and developing a very healthy disciple making culture.  I am so glad to have Joel contribute, I hope you enjoy reading his thoughts on discipling those around you as much as I […]

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Equip & Release Leaders

I love March Madness – the time of year when 64 college basketball teams get the opportunity to make a run at the NCAA title. The stories, players, and coaches that emerge are incredible. I can remember watching many of the famous matchups and incredible buzzer beaters that have occurred over my 30 years of following the tournament. Even though I am not a Duke fan, there are very few coaches on the planet I respect more than “Coach K”, Mike Krzyzewski. His leadership on the floor and knowledge of […]

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