Tag Archives: making disciples

Who to follow?

People who intentionally deny and/or distort the truth to manipulate others shouldn’t be trusted. If you want to follow someone who won’t lie to you or let you down, follow the living, resurrected Jesus Christ! When Christians (or churches) support … Continue reading

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Return from institutional exile back to ekklesia

God is releasing a heart-longing for a return to ekklesia (early Christianity before it was organized into an institution). When ekklesia was replaced by institution, Christians began focusing on following procedures more than on obeying the risen Jesus. It costs … Continue reading

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Christians don’t need to defend our faith. We need to demonstrate its reality in daily life by loving the way Jesus loved.

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Training to follow God’s navigational app

People train for sports and train for war, but where are those who train to hear and follow the risen Jesus? Jesus is the way. We need to train to follow Him like we follow a navigation app. When we … Continue reading

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Called to be disciples, not dependents!

Jesus never said to make dependents. He said to make disciples! The one who controls the mic controls the church service. Why not let Jesus control the mic? If a church opened the mic for Jesus to prompt people to … Continue reading

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God woke you up one more time today!

God did it one more time today. He woke you up this morning! I’m so glad that Jesus can be personally encountered and related to and not just learned about through others. What you experience is more powerful than what … Continue reading

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Church — Lab or Lecture? Intellect or Votech? Academic or Epidemic?

Should church be academic or epidemic?  Should it be based on the transfer of religious knowledge or on an ongoing contagion of spiritual life spreading like raging fire?  Here is a quotation from Paul of Tarsus, the church planter who established … Continue reading

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