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Small Group Breakthroughs, Part 5

September 17, 2013
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Trust Is Earned Fifth in a 5-part series about building intimacy in your small group Why do some small groups move through stages of commitment, honesty, and acceptance, building intimacy along the way – and others never get off the ground? The key is desire. Without a willingness to grow, a small group can stay…

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Small Group Breakthroughs, Part 4

September 10, 2013
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Acceptance Celebrates Differences Fourth in a 5-part series about building intimacy in your small group Personal walls are the greatest barrier to building strong, close relationships within a small group. People build walls for various reasons, as we learned in our previous two articles. Mike longed for intimacy, but he built walls because he did…

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Small Group Breakthroughs, Part 2

August 27, 2013
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Small Group Breakthroughs, Part 2 Commitment: Persistence With Purpose Second in a 5-part series about building intimacy in your small group People yearn for intimacy. That’s one reason the small groups movement has taken hold in churches worldwide. The reason many small groups don’t get off the ground is not a lack of curriculum or…

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Small Group Breakthroughs, Part 1

August 20, 2013
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Small Group Breakthroughs Part 1: The Biggest Small Group Barrier — and How to Get Over It First in a 5-part series about building intimacy in your small group Can lost, lonely, isolated people get beyond hurt and enter into trusting, honest, healthy, loving relationships? Mike has no siblings and is single. Loneliness is nothing…

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