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Blog Update

Hi readers! Just a quick note to address the reason for my absence in recent weeks.  It’s because I’m working on a new e-book tentatively titled “X Tips for Building Healthier Small Groups and Communities.”  There’s an X because I don’t know exactly how many tips there will be yet.  Also, the title is just Continue Reading…

Blog Re-launch

Hi all! I just wanted to send you a message about the re-launch of the 2nd man united site.  I’ve had it re-designed and am going to be taking a more focused direction with the content and conversation.  The blog part of the site will be focused on the topic of building community. What you Continue Reading…

How to Overcome the Illness of Individualism

So, if our individualism is the biggest obstacle to experiencing healthy community, how do we overcome it?  What’s going to motivate us to stop organizing and prioritizing our time, money and energy strictly around our individual pursuits and counter-culturally prioritize a community’s pursuits over and above our own? Away and it their reasons does helped Continue Reading…

The Challenges of Shifting to a Community Lifestyle

For those that dare to make the decision to change their lifestyle for the sake of close-knit-biblical-organic-Kingdom-church-body-life-community, there will undoubtedly come along with it fears and challenges.  Let’s be realistic here.  We’re talking about radically shifting your mindset 180 degrees and living with different priorities than most of those around you.  This is not going Continue Reading…

Community’s Biggest Obstacle = An Individualistic Culture

Everyone desires significance.  Not significance in the fame sort of way, where one is set apart from the rest as being from another class or being “more special.”  That’s just a substitute; like Splenda for real sugar.  They desire significance in the sort of way that they are a part of something that wouldn’t be Continue Reading…