June 22, 2017
by Walter Norvell
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Doing Without to Know God More

We have been using our Thursday posts to examine some spiritual disciplines. Previously we have looked at the practices of silence and solitude, both basic and necessary habits that help us develop other disciplines. Today, let’s look at an oft-misunderstood … Continue reading

November 14, 2016
by Walter Norvell
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Teaching for Spiritual Transformation: Depend on the Holy Spirit

Our Helper is the Holy Spirit. He helps us in every way as we teach for spiritual transformation. But how does He help us teach and learn? How does He transform us as we learn? What do we believe about … Continue reading

November 10, 2016
by Walter Norvell
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Teaching for Spiritual Transformation: Use the Bible

Do you have some guiding ideas that help complete tasks? In baking, some mix the dry ingredients and then the wet ingredients and then combine. When you mow the lawn, do you edge first or edge last? Do dress sock, … Continue reading

March 7, 2016
by Walter Norvell
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Can You Spot Spiritual Growth?

Evaluating spiritual growth in one’s self can be challenging. But, as a small group leader, you are also looking for signs of spiritual growth in your group members. As you lead them in discipleship, you should be and can be … Continue reading

September 14, 2015
by Walter Norvell
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Engaging God with a Quiet Time

In our previous post, I wrote and encouraged small group leaders to help group members read their Bibles daily. We looked at several ways to do that. Reading plans help a lot. But, if you will read that post again, … Continue reading