Posts from January 2020

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Effective Small Groups, Part 3

by Jed Brown

In the last post, I said three triads are necessary for a group to be effective, properly defined. I want to define those “triads” here: Word, Prayer and Fellowship: By […]

Effective Small Groups, Part 2

by Jed Brown

What is an effective small group? This is the question we’re exploring in this series of posts.  Now, as with any group, inside or outside the church, there is a […]

Effective Small Groups

by Jed Brown

What’s a small group for? Briefly, to be a channel of grace flowing, from God, to each member of the group. And from each member of the group. What everyone […]

Genesis 28

by Jed Brown

There are two elements from today’s reading, that should be encouraging to us, in the middle of our real life challenges.  The first comes in v. 10-17. Jacob has left […]

Verbs and Objects

by Jed Brown

One of the great axioms embedded in all the Bible is that what’s most important about our actions, the verbs of our lives, is the object. That is the most […]

Genesis 14

by Jed Brown

Melchizedek is a unique figure in all of Genesis. Where everyone else appears in the middle of some kind of genealogy, Melchizedek seems to appear out of nowhere, bless Abraham […]

Genesis 6

by Jed Brown

Reading Genesis 6 requires self-control, to keep from getting lost in the weeds, distracted from the author’s main intent.  Who are the “sons of God” (v. 2)? The Nephilim (v. […]