Mike Emlet

Mike Emlet  - Premium Resource  - Oct 16, 2013

Small groups. Growth groups. Mini-churches. Community groups. Cell groups. Accountability groups. Home groups. Missional communities. Mini-flocks. No matter what you call them, most churches of any size highlight the importance of meeting together in smaller communities within the local church. But how necessary are small groups? What are their purpose(s)? What makes a good group? How does spiritual formation happen in the context of a small group?

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Mike Emlet  - Premium Resource  - Oct 16, 2013

Christians believe in the Trinity. God is Three and One. One God, Three Persons. But how many move beyond the mystery to the practical, life-changing relevance of an interpersonal God who created us to be in relationship with him and one another?

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Mike Emlet  - Video  - Oct 02, 2013

Mike Emlet sits down and answers the question "How do we love people who use suffering as an excuse for sin?"

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CCEF, David Powlison, Ed Welch, Elyse M. Fitzpatrick, Mike Emlet, Winston Smith  - Premium Resource  - Sep 26, 2013

7 General Sessions.
12 Breakout Sessions.

Includes: David Powlison, Ed Welch, Elyse Fitzpatrick, Mike Emlet, Winston Smith, and more.

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Mike Emlet  - Video  - Aug 28, 2013

Small groups. Growth groups. Mini-churches. Community groups. Cell groups. Accountability groups. Home groups. Missional communities. Mini-flocks. No matter what you call them, most churches of any size highlight the importance of meeting together in smaller communities within the local church. How do I cultivate meaningful relationships in my small group? Mike responds to this question in this short video.

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Mike Emlet  - Video  - Jun 28, 2013

Mike Emlet sits down and answers the question "How do I help a friend who has suicidal thoughts?"

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Mike Emlet  - Blog Post  - May 22, 2013

It’s the year 2063. A New Yorker article titled “The Last Normal Person in the United States” highlights the life of a certain E. Piphany. As far as experts know, she is the last living person not found to be diagnosable by the recently released DSM-9. Amazingly, she alone does not fall into one of the 5,146 conditions currently described in the DSM.1 Which, ironically, makes her quite abnormal . . .

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Mike Emlet  - Blog Post  - May 14, 2013

“Knowledge is power.” How many times have we heard that phrase? As Christians we really don’t believe it. Or do we? In this final installment of a series using Zack Eswine’s book Sensing Jesus as a launching pad, I am looking at the temptation toward omniscience, to be a “know-it-all” in life and ministry. Ever since the serpent tempted Adam and Eve to be like God by eating of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, we humans have had a skewed view of knowledge.

Where does this come out in our lives?

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Mike Emlet  - Blog Post  - May 07, 2013

What is your response in life and ministry when things just don’t seem to change? When you labor and sweat and pray, “Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven,” and that prayer seemingly goes unanswered? When after meeting months with a struggling couple they decide to divorce? When your friend’s depressed son commits suicide? When a relationship ends without reconciliation? Are you surprised? Undone? Angry? Fearful? How are you tempted to react?

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Mike Emlet  - Blog Post  - Apr 30, 2013

In this series of posts I am reflecting on Zack Eswine’s recent book, Sensing Jesus: Life and Ministry as a Human Being. His thesis is that life and ministry is about apprenticing with Jesus to recover our humanity and to help others to do the same. He notes that too much of life and ministry is spent grasping after those things that only God himself possesses.

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