The Big Question of Grief: Who Am I Now?

Where should we put grief? To what category of struggles does it belong? To what emotional or relational struggles is grief most akin? For a long time I put it in the basket of emotional struggles. I grouped it together with things like depression, anxiety, anger, and...

When Sexual Sin Gets Mentioned in Your Small Group

How would you respond if someone in your small group confessed to a struggle with pornography? What would you do if someone said they suspected their spouse was having an emotional of physical affair? Even if it proves wise to recommend an experienced counselor, how...

Purity Covenant Discussion

One thing we ask of engaged couples in the Preparing for Marriage ministry at The Summit Church is to sign a Purity Covenant (Purity Covenant). This covenant is presented and discussed as part of the mentoring relationship we arrange for engaged couples. Knowing this...

Tweets of the Week 8.27.13

There is great value in saying something in a memorable, concise manner. Twitter has caused us to make this a near spiritual discipline. For my own growth (as a generally verbose individual… that’s a long way of saying “wordy”) and for the benefit of others, I...