In any movie, if you’re working towards winning a goal, there’s always a great coach right next to you, pushing you along. Below are 15 of the greatest coaches from movies. I came up with 3 things that made these guys great and listed them at the bottom. Maybe you can come up with more. 15. Coach […]
When you think about discipleship, what comes to mind? I’ve been searching extensively online for great questions to get amazing faith discussions going but have become disappointed. Everything I found online about great discipleship questions fell into two categories. 1. Articles describing how important discipleship is (but not explaining how to do it). 2. A list […]
Here’s a little Worship Humor. If we can’t laugh at ourselves, who can we laugh at?
Every once in a while I’ll sit down and listen to some worship music. But, I’m always forgetting who plays the songs I like and I’ll ask our church’s worship leader, “Hey, who sings that song that goes, ‘Aaaaamen….’?” He usually tries but has trouble narrowing it down from the terribly sung one line or […]
How do we develop a passion to grow- in ourselves and our people? Think about the alternative!
Imagine I started a small group dedicated to “games.” I saw there were about 7 other people signed up and was excited about the first night of group! Before people arrived our first night, I set up 4 chess boards (in case we had an extra person), and snacks to munch on during our games. […]
Seriously, when you start thinking about the emotional bank account concept – it changes everything! I’d like to connect the dots and share how understanding this concept can influence a few specific areas of your life- I’ll start with ministry. How the Emotional Bank Account Affects Ministry: I would say that almost 80% of my job […]
Has anyone asked you for a favor and everything inside screams, “NOOoo!” Sometimes you ignore that and still say yes, but it almost makes you feel sick to your stomach (It’s a struggle). I’ve thought a lot over the past few years about how this situation happens and tried to figure out how to prevent […]
You never know who’s going to walk in the door of your small group. Be ready to care for anyone who walks in your door.
We recently hit 1500 views for refuelblog. I thought it’d be fun to celebrate by sharing the top 5 most viewed posts thus far. #5. 4 Ways to Help Guys Love Groups (Here) We always like to say, “There’s a lot of reasons people don’t go to church and a lot of them are the […]