Dave Paladino

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Dave serves as the Associate National Director of Growth and loves to integrate growth and discipleship holistically. He and his family near Ann Arbor in Michigan where he has been a volunteer, Associate Regional Director and everything in between before his current role. He is nearly finished with a Master of Arts in Theological Studies at Regent College in Vancouver.

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A six-week Bible study series on the book of Hebrews. In this season of adversity on nearly every front, Jesus’ justice-worn heart, dusty feet and tear-laden eyes remind us he carries our humanity into God’s presence as the only true Son of God and our great mediator. Come refresh and remind yourselves of God’s great promise that carries our hope into the inner sanctuary and anchors our weary souls.
Discerning what God is doing in each lifecycle of a small group—beginning, middle, and end—and following God into that rhythm is crucial in establishing rhythms of community. This resource will help you know what to expect in each stage and how to prepare.
This article is for small group leaders who desire to grow in their own leadership and empower their small group members. These steps will help you to grow as a leader by encountering God and recognizing key leadership characteristics so you can invite others into leadership, too!
God has granted you and the people in your small group overlapping connections to common friends, social networks, academic departments, and people you see regularly. This resource will help you explore these shared social networks and encounter God together to discern what to do next.
Small Groups are amazing places of community and witness to the gospel, but sometimes they can get a little stuck. Small Group Garage is a communal tool that helps you hear from God and take a practical next step to help your small group thrive as a witnessing community.
These three Bible studies in Luke that explore the theme of “here for you” and are designed to take a group through setting a table of hospitality centered on Jesus (Luke 5.27-31), learning to worship Jesus as Lord (Luke 7:36-50) and responding with acts of justice to Jesus’ kingdom (Luke 19:1-10)
One of the key first moves for New Student Outreach is creating space to help returning students re-center on our purpose on campus, re-establish our community, spiritually prepare to welcome new people and do some practical training. This template is ready for you to use, or feel free to customize and edit it as you find helpful!
Before we plan barbecues and welcome tables to meet new students & faculty, we have a great opportunity to spiritually prepare for New Student Outreach. This guide will help as you gather your ministry partners to pray for your campuses.