“Some want to live within the sound Of church or chapel bell; I want to run a rescue shop, Within a yard of hell.” ― C.T. Studd Yeast is does no good sitting inside a yeast package. It has to mix with the flour before it serves a purpose. Book mentioned: Concentric Circles of Concern: […]
How did Jesus answer questions? Have you ever thought about that? Have you ever wished you could have Jesus pinch hit for you when you were asked a hard question. Today we are going to look at how Jesus answered questions, and we are using the background of a recent controversy a certain Christian singer […]
Download the Discipleship Multiplier now. When I finally “got” disciple making it really changed my world. It changed the way I followed Jesus, and it changed the way I viewed successful ministry. One day I was reading an example of how the math of disciple-making worked. Unfortunately, their math was wrong, or at least it […]
How much power is in a God-led act of kindness? We’ll never know if we don’t give it a shot. There is a lot of power when we open our eyes, ears, and hands to participate in what God brings our way. Resources mentioned: Alex and Hannah Absalom on stopping to listen to God.
We all know disciples of Jesus need to be able to study the Bible on their own, but how do we teach them? Do we spoon feed them for years with the hopes they will eventually be able to read and apply God’s word to their lives, or do we do something more intentional? We […]
“You can’t take the teachings of Jesus and separate them from the methods of Jesus and get the results of Jesus.” – Jim Putman Let’s take an aerial overview from Matthew and see what we can discover about the methods Jesus used. How did Jesus use His time? Who was He with? What did He […]
The other day I was reading a portion of Ps 119 and verse 75 stood out to me. In the old NIV it says, “I know, O Lord, that your laws are righteous, and in faithfulness you have afflicted me.” That last portion really caught my attention. “in faithfulness you have afflicted me.” Over the […]
I just read a great blog post about dealing with dissappointment in disciple making , and Craig brought up something really cool about Mark. Think about this. Mark was such a poor disciple that he left Paul and Barnabus on his first missionary journey with them. Barnabus’ desire to take Mark with them again caused […]
“Aristotle said that some people were only fit to be slaves. I do not contradict him. But I reject slavery because I see no men fit to be masters.” -C.S. Lewis Those parts of your life you do not surrender to your owner are the parts most vulnerable to attack from the enemy.