Tag Archives: Discipleship

Not always Wonderful, Great, and Amazing

Have we created a Christian culture that encourages expectations of uninterrupted happiness? Are we comfortable with being uncomfortable? Can we accept the fact that it sometimes doesn’t feel good to be a Christian? Continue reading

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7 truths about God’s discipline

Should this be part of all discipleship of new believers? Continue reading

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Abundant life includes pain and struggle

It sometimes doesn’t feel good to be a Christian on the straight and narrow. Continue reading

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14 spiritual disciplines

“Train yourself to be godly”(1 Timothy 4:7). What does your training plan include? See 7 disciplines of abstinence and 7 disciplines of activity. Continue reading

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Give up all your possesions?

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

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The change we all need

Deep inner change is necessary if we hope to address our deepest needs. Continue reading

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10 essentials for followers of Christ

10 essentials for followers of Christ. Continue reading

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He says he’s a Christian, but …

How can we know if someone is a true follower of Christ? Is it right to try to discern the authenticity of another person’s faith? Isn’t this a private matter between the person and God? Consider a few important reasons why … Continue reading

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14 Spiritual Disciplines for developing a heart for God

There is no easy path to spiritual maturity but the rewards of giving yourself wholeheartedly to it are deeply satisfying. Practice the seven Disciplines of Abstinence— Letting go: (I Peter 2:11- putting off) and seven Disciplines of Activity—Engagement– (Romans 13:12-14; Ephesians 6:10-12– Putting on). Continue reading

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