488 – A Clue to Why Some Men Lead Stagnant Lives
A leader we’re associated with said, “The men who read the book chapter we study before they come to our small group are growing, and those who don’t read it are stagnant. The stagnant ones just can’t understand why their lives are not changing.”
When Paul wrote, “Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind” (Romans 12:2), he intended that we cooperate. Changing our lives is activity, not passivity.
Inspire your men to grow by sharing how God is transforming you. You can make men feel guilty, or inspire them as Paul did, “Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ” (1 Corinthians 11:1).
Group Discussion Question: What or who inspires you to be more like Jesus, and how can you get more of that in your life?