The Neighboring Life Blog

  • “Whether 9 or 90, you can love your neighbor” – an interview with Rick Rusaw
    Jul 26, 2016
    “Whether 9 or 90, you can love your neighbor” – an interview with Rick Rusaw

    Rick Rusaw, recently participated in the North American Christian Convention in Anaheim, CA

  • Reconciliation is relationship, not rhetoric.
    Jul 19, 2016
    Reconciliation is relationship, not rhetoric.

    Four Atlanta-area pastors do more than talk of reconciliation.

  • Mourn with those who mourn
    Jul 14, 2016
    Mourn with those who mourn

    When I sat down last Friday morning to finish up my notes and review what I had already put together for Sunday’s message, I just felt the need to shift gears.

  • Fresh Motivation for Neighboring
    Jun 28, 2016
    Fresh Motivation for Neighboring

    Not another message series on Neighboring, please! How do you bring fresh motivation to your congregation, ministry team, or small group about the Neighboring way […]

  • Ant Farms
    Jun 9, 2016
    Ant Farms

    In his devotional book, One Life, author Jim Burns recalls a story he heard as a child. Once upon a time there was a colony […]

  • 8 Sites for Neighboring Champions
    May 24, 2016
    8 Sites for Neighboring Champions

    Are you trying to wrap your head around ways to infuse the Great Commandment “Love God & Love Your Neighbor as Yourself” into the DNA […]

  • Because I said so: OBEY
    May 23, 2016
    Because I said so: OBEY

    “Obey” “Why?” “Because I said so.” This is the way many of us grew up. The word obey was used so we would comply with […]

  • Move beyond nice neighboring: SAY
    May 16, 2016
    Move beyond nice neighboring: SAY

    From The Neighboring Church, By Rick Rusaw & Brian Mavis For whatever reason, we seem to get weird when it comes to sharing our faith. […]

  • Live Garage Door Up – PLAY
    May 9, 2016
    Live Garage Door Up – PLAY

    People are home more and plugged in—visually and audibly—more than ever. Super cocooning is making us less social said analyst Michael Greeson of the Diffusion […]

  • God’s grace can flow when we STAY
    May 2, 2016
    God’s grace can flow when we STAY

    The Neighboring Church 5 Practices of Neighboring Series: Obey | Pray | Stay | Play | Say “Even though I am free of the demands […]

  • Doing What Jesus Did- PRAY
    Apr 29, 2016
    Doing What Jesus Did- PRAY

    The Neighboring Church 5 Practices of Neighboring Series: Obey | Pray | Stay | Play | Say Reprinted with permission Power evangelism is God working through His people […]

  • The 5 Practices of Neighboring
    Apr 26, 2016
    The 5 Practices of Neighboring

    by Brian Mavis & Rick Rusaw (excerpted from The Neighboring Church, coming Summer 2016) OBEY: “Love God and love your neighbor as yourself.” This has […]

Page 3 of 612345...Last »