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Small Group Made Me "not a fan"

Our new series at church, “not a fan,” is exciting to me.  I’m reading the book, and I’m leading both my upperclassman and my adult small groups through the accompanying studies.

“not a fan” puts a title to a phenomenon that I’ve experienced and watched others experience.  I used to talk about “getting it,” but I think “not a fan” communicates more clearly.

In short, many of us who think we are Christians or Christ followers or whatever title you want to use, are actually just fans of Jesus.  I could extrapolate that analogy for you, but there’s a whole book about it.

That was my story.  I got to share a tiny piece of that this morning, but seriously, how much can you say in under 3 minutes?!  And if you’re like me, meaning you quite enjoy talking about yourself, then 3 minutes just doesn’t cut it.  So, I’m hoping to post more words this week as I reflect back on my journey with this new vocabulary of fans and followers.  

The first couple years of my college experience absolutely changed…