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Introduction

Balance grace and truth in one’s approach to others, knowing when to exhort and when to encourage, allowing others to be in process while guarding against enabling

At a Glance

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Track your training progress through the Build Others outcome to see how far you’ve come.

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Signs You're Living It Out

  • Can name an encouraging comment made about another person to that person in the past 24 hours
  • Can recall a time in the past six months where they graciously exhorted a person and did so with both grace and truth
  • Can recall a time in the past month where they saw an opportunity to correct another person but opted not to do so for good reasons and not for reasons of timidity
  • Knows and can name one’s own tendencies that might dangerously sour their ability to bring healthy exhortation (competitiveness, arrogance, self-righteousness, etc.)

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 Core Training

These resources are designed to accelerate your growth in this spiritual outcome. Track your progress by checking off resources as you go.

Study

Bible Study

This bible study gives a holistic look through Scripture at the Build Others outcome. Engage thought provoking questions for individual reflection and then discuss them in your Life Group or Spiritual Running Partner relationships.

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Build Others

Increasingly, we live in an era resistant to the idea that one person should “fix” another. Instead we are to “accept” people. We let people do what they want to do. In previous eras, fixing another person, challenging... Read More

Apply

Build Others

We’re tired of plastic religiosity. We are after the real thing and if the real thing is genuinely available we’ll drink deeply. This morph me exercise is a soul-satisfying experience if you want more of the real thing.... Read More

Extras

These resources are designed to accelerate your growth in this spiritual outcome.
by Henry Cloud and John Townsend
All growth is spiritual growth. Cloud and Townsend unlock age-old keys to growth from Scripture to help people resolve issues of relationships, maturity, emotional problems, and overall spiritual growth. They shatter popular misconceptions about how God operates and show that growth is not about self-actualization,... Read More
by John Burke
John shares how we can each use our own personal experience with pain as an opportunity to learn other people’s stories, share in their hurting, and build them up.
by Henry Cloud
Having clear boundaries is essential to a healthy, balanced lifestyle. A boundary is a personal property line that marks those things for which we are responsible. In other words, boundaries define who we are and who we are not. Often, Christians focus so much on being loving and unselfish that they... Read More
by Gateway Church
Buy or make a set of 7 notecards. Write & send (or hand-deliver) a hand-written note to a neighbor, colleague, or family member each day for a week. On each card, write something you appreciate about that person, without any constructive criticism or backhanded/passive-aggressive compliments. When choosing... Read More

Hebrews 10:24-25 And let us consider how we may...

James 5:19-20 My brothers and sisters, if one...

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