Accountability

Ancient Tweets: "Friends"

Edmund Brooks

Friends are important to us.  Casual friends, close friends, BFFs.  Friends are not just important to us—they influence us.  How many of us remember the peer pressure of adolescence?  Of course peer pressure—and the need for peers—doesn’t change as we emerge from adolescence.  We all have peers.  The difference between adolescents and adults is we can do a better job of choosing our friends and governing our friendships?

ANCIENT TWEETS - Friends study guide

The "A" Word

November 18, 2012Randy Christian

“Authority” can be a great word, or the “A” word, depending on whether you happen to be the one using the authority or having to submit to it. In the world, we want to be on top—get ahead (of others)—and be independent. But Jesus said we should be servants, and Paul said we are to submit to one another as though we were submitting to Jesus himself. So how do I really follow the Lord when it comes to accountability to others?

PRACTICING JESUS: Birth

March 18, 2012Randy Christian

When you finish a letter, you tend to make sure the things you wanted to say are said in the end. Join us as we see John’s wrap-up and its application in prayer, mutual accountability and by practicing the life of faith.

Community: Morality and Discipline

February 27, 2011Randy Christian

We have been told not to judge. But does this discount any possibility of accountability? And how can we hold someone accountable and still not judge them? Who are we to hold accountable, and how? And what happens to our community if we don’t hold each other accountable? Join us as we learn practical steps for living with the necessity of accountability.