Category Archives: Friendship

“RESPONDING TO A FRIEND WHO HAS WALKED AWAY FROM GOD”

We all know someone who has lost interest in spiritual things. Maybe that person has stopped attending church.  How is one to respond to a friend who seemingly walks away from God? David Sanford’s article in the Winter issue of … Continue reading

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“TELL SOMEONE”

Greg Laurie’s book, “Tell Someone”, is the Bible study the Men’s Ministry of our church is currently using on Tuesday nights at 7:30 and Saturday mornings at 7:30. It is a great study! By the way, if you are not … Continue reading

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“MENTAL ILLNESS AND THE CHURCH”

It is admittedly an unpleasant topic. We might even say it is the problem no one wants to talk about. But consider that each year suicide claims approximately 40,000 lives in America. Suicide is now the 10th leading cause of … Continue reading

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Friend?

I have never heard anyone say they have too many friends, have you?  I think that is because it is hard to make it through life without friends.  Tony Evans points out in his Book of Illustrations that “friends are … Continue reading

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“KEYS TO SMALL GROUP SUCCESS”

In my most recent post, I wrote to you about ideas for starting a small group in your neighborhood that could allow you to get to know your unsaved friends in a more personal way.  Today I want to expand … Continue reading

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“REACHING YOUR NEIGHBORS”

Ed Stetzer, president of LifeWay Research, recently wrote an interesting article entitled, “Reaching Your Neighbors Through Groups.” It is the time of the year when people see their neighbors again after a long, cold winter. Allow me to summarize a … Continue reading

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“SIX THINGS”

Here are six things any MABC member can do to be friendly to those who visit us on Sunday morning… 1. START IN THE PARKING LOT – Introduce yourself and give a warm word of greeting to people in the … Continue reading

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