Tag Archives: discipleship

Common Ground 8.25.20

Moses led Israel, but he only discipled Joshua. Joshua in turn led Israel, and led well, but who did he disciple? Continue reading

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5 Steps to Intentional Evangelism

Jesus answered, “If you knew the gift of God, and who is saying to you, ‘Give Me a drink,’ you would ask Him, and He would give you living water.” (John 4:10) If you take the time to read the … Continue reading

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There is no victory without sacrifice

“If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross daily and follow Me.” –Luke 9:23 “There is no victory without sacrifice.” I don’t know who said it first, but I wonder if that’s … Continue reading

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Religious Twaddle

“But know this: Difficult times will come in the last days. For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy, unloving, irreconcilable, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, without love for what is … Continue reading

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Small group schedule conflict: What to do, what to do…

I was talking with a Bible study leader this afternoon about a calendar conflict that we didn’t catch until the last minute: the girls’ basketball home opener. It might not be a big deal to a lot of people, but … Continue reading

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Working out is never easy…

Read your Bible and pray. It’s kind of the ‘Sunday School’ answer to living a more Christ-like life, to harvest a few of those spiritual fruits we all want to see in our lives—“…love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, gentleness, … Continue reading

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Spiritual Disciplines

But have nothing to do with irreverent and silly myths. Rather, train yourself in godliness, for the training of the body has a limited benefit, but godliness is beneficial in every way, since it holds promise for the present life … Continue reading

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ENGAGE 2011

In case you missed it over the weekend, ENGAGE was pretty awesome. Steve Saccone talked about how to be more intelligent about how we relate to people and the world around us. One of my favorite parts was when he … Continue reading

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