Category Archives: Life Together

[ 24 ] Tough Talk – Topics to Make Your Fellowship Squirm

Don’t we wish we always got along and agreed about everything? Not gonna happen. It never fails that somebody has an opinion that isn’t shared by someone else and then the sparks fly. So, are you ready for that? After all, it’s not a question of ‘if’ a tough discussion happens, it’s ‘when.’  And when it does, you have to decide what you’ll do when a topic makes you squirm, or worse, a decision is made that you disagree with. Here are three tough topics that come up in house fellowships.

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The Outward Bound by Vernard Eller
The Simple Rule

[19] Interview: Mark Hedinger on Intercultural Communication

An interview with Mark Hedinger, the director of the Institute for International Christian Communication (IICC-Worldview). Mark and Dan explore the idea that each person in a Church of the Heart carries their own personal culture into the mix. The first of two parts. Mentioned in this episode:

Church of the Heart: Episode 2 ~ What is a Church of the Heart?

OK, what is a church of the heart? What does it look like? What are the qualities of a church that is relational? Dan outlines some of the qualities of a fellowship that makes room for Jesus’ command to love one another.