Category Archives: Discipleship

Why keep on praying (4 reasons)

This kind of prayer seems confusing so allow me to share some insights… Continue reading

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3 ways we are tempted to live for ourselves

The Spirit and the cross correct all three ways we are tempted to make life about ourselves. Continue reading

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Understanding God’s will

How can we know God’s will for our lives? Continue reading

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Elentics and the Holy Spirit

All who care about reaching others with the goodnews of salvation must care about elentics Continue reading

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The followers of Jesus look like this…

These eight blessings (which we call beatitudes) present a logical, interrelated sequence of the character qualities of normal Christianity. Continue reading

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8 point mission statement for your life

Who am I? Why am I here? What should I do? Who do I serve? How should I live? Continue reading

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A denier called back to duty

Jesus Reinstates Peter!
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Never give up on prayer

Why does God allow perseverance in prayer to be part of our experience with Him? Prayer is an appeal to one who can do what I cannot do and what others won’t do. Continue reading

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Have you given up all your possesions?

What did Jesus mean “no one can be my disciple who does not give up all his possessions”? Continue reading

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Profile of a true disciple – 6 characteristics

We cannot be effective disciple-makers without understanding the characteristics of a true disciple. The five traits in this profile are based on Jesus’ own statements about true discipleship. Each one should help define the task of disciple-making. This is not … Continue reading

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