Category Archives: Small Groups

As Summer Approaches: A Faith on Fire and Keeping Your Cool

First Cov'er, Melissa Falde, squeezes every ounce out of the summer season. But does soaking up the sun have an impact on taking our eyes off of the Son? Read on for ways to be purposeful in our priorities as the weather heats up and routines cool down.  Bibles and Barbeques With winter in our…
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Focus on Life: Domestic Violence

In 1989, the US Congress designated the month of October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Since then various national, state and local non-profit organizations sponsor activities to promote awareness and action. What is Domestic Violence?? The term “domestic violence” as defined by the Department of Justice includes felony or misdemeanor crimes of violence committed…
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Family Organic Outreach (ch. 11): Connecting in Organic Ways

This week is chapter 11 with "Connecting in Organic Ways".  FirstCov'ers Angie and Ben Branum dish out a hearty discussion of "cultural stew", open their front door to a sneak peek of their lives as parents to a pre-teen, and bring us out into the community with ideas of where to go to make connections for…
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How To Get Along with an Introvert

What's an introvert? Are you one? How can you best interact with this personality type? Neighborhood...work...church...family...small group...a ministry team...you quickly realize God has created people with many different personalities. Classic areas are introverts and extroverts.  No one can be completely boxed in a category but below is a fun infographic that will help you learn…
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