Small Group Discussion

Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Religion Without the Rules

For a long time, John Lennon's famous lines from his iconic song, "Imagine," haunted me.


Small Group Discussion: Heart, Soul, Mind, and Neck

I'm always a little wary when a couple comes in for premarital counseling and they say they've never had an argument.


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: The Mercy Seat

Our places of worship are places where God's mercy meets the madness of our lives. 


Small Group Discussion: Face Time

Forgiveness and new life are ours for the asking; all we have to do is turn around.


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: God Wants You Back

Sisters and brothers, God wants you back. God wants us back.


Small Group Discussion: The Joy of Tests

I have often thought of tests of faith like ordinary exams, asking me what I already know, making sure I did the required reading.


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Deep Time

It's a great comfort, whatever the current calamity, to know that there's a time in the future when it's already been resolved, somehow, and that that future is as real to God as the now you are suffering through.


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Canonize Yourself

So go ahead. Canonize yourself. You're just claiming what has already been given to you by Jesus, who loves us, as imperfect as we are. 


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Exposing Darkness

Exposing evil is risky business.


Daily Devotional for Small Group Discussion: Battery Acid

Some church folk would rather drink battery acid than sing a new hymn.