DCL 5.1 Instruction | Introductory Thoughts

“But may the God of all grace, who called us to His eternal glory in Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a while, perfect, establish, strengthen, and settle you. To Him be the glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.”

1 Peter 5:10-11

Video Presentation: Todd Mullins, Lead Pastor and Shaun Blakeney, Student Ministry Pastor, Christ Fellowship, Florida


No one wants to fail, but everyone does from time to time. In fact, it seems that all great achievers have made major mistakes on their journey to success. The Bible is full of stories of successful leaders who experienced great failures. If everyone fails, then it is crucially important that we learn to fail forward. In other words, we need to learn how to turn mistakes into stepping stones to success.

Many people are eager to study lessons on how to succeed. Very few people want to train for failure, but because we all mess up occasionally, we must learn how to make failure our friend. This notebook will help you prepare to fail correctly because in life, the question is not if you will experience problems and mistakes, but how you are going to deal with them. You can stop failing backward and start failing for­ward!


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