February 12, 2018
by Walter Norvell
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Balancing Solitude and Community

With our Deepen Retreats approaching, I have been thinking about our two approaches on the retreats: silence with solitude and community in small groups. Silence with solitude helps us focus on God with less distractions. Small groups let us experience … Continue reading

October 23, 2017
by Walter Norvell
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Small Group Challenges: My Group Needs Discipleship

Every believer is a disciple. Some are growing more effectively than others, but all believers are disciples. Being a disciple is not a super spiritual level that a handful of believers achieve. Being a disciple of Jesus Christ is the … Continue reading

October 16, 2017
by Walter Norvell
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Small Group Challenges: My Group Likes to Eat

Your group likes to eat? Cool! Can I join your group? Seriously. We use a contemporary word for fellowship now-a-days. It is community. Community forms when we share a common life in Jesus with others. Our example of community is … Continue reading