After receiving some intel all the way from Belfast, two thirds of the Spin team are on a mission to solve a mystery involving the third member of the team.

When the kerfuffle is over, things get serious as they address the topic of the day–an article written by William Boekestein, "Ten Benefits of Church Small Groups".

Although some small groups can be unhelpful and even destructive, the Crew focuses on a number of the major benefits of being part of a group with good leadership and oversight. There’s always room for growth in a small church group!

Would you like to learn how you can grow in a small group setting? Follow the link and sign up for an opportunity to win a free copy of Iron Sharpens Iron: Leading Bible-Oriented Small Groups that Thrive. They are a generous gift from Christian Focus Publications.

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The Blog

Each of our contributors post here regularly, sharing their wit and wisdom on a wide variety of topics.

Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Well-liked people don’t need to brag about how many friends they have, and besides, it’s not always a good thing to be well-liked. And followers aren't the same as friends.

Posted on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517
Posted on Thursday, April 13, 2017 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

It's kind of like how I'm a gynocentric interruption to Carl and Todd.

Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

H.L. Menken and Pearl Buck on Machen

Posted on Monday, April 10, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

An irenic appeal for the periodic use of vinegary speech

Posted on Saturday, April 08, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Biblical reflections on a common source of pain

Posted on Friday, April 07, 2017 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

A theology of brother and sister relationships in God's household

Posted on Friday, April 07, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

It does not take long...

Posted on Wednesday, April 05, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Some thoughts on public disagreement

The Contributors

Each of our contributors post here regularly, sharing their wit and wisdom on a wide variety of topics. Read more at each of their individual blogs, listed below.

 


Carl Trueman

Postcards from Palookaville

Pastor and teacher of church history, this anti-celebrity "celebrity” dreams about what might have been, had he played his cards right. See all of Carl’s posts »


Todd Pruitt

1517

Always Texan, once Southern Baptist, now Presbyterian, he exhibits a high regard for BASE jumping, interpretive dance, and puppies. See all of Todd's posts »


Aimee Byrd

Housewife Theologian

Driving her kids all over tarnation, and her husband crazy, this tender-loving, cut-throat theologian packs a punch... or Nunchuck. See all of Aimee's posts »