Tag: Discipleship

  • Lead by Example, Even if You Stumble – – – Dallas Willard

    Lead by Example, Even if You Stumble – – – Dallas Willard

    Lead by example, even if you stumble The ultimate apologetic—that is to say, the ultimate lifter of doubt—is the believer acting in faith in an interactive life with God. That’s it. People need to see individuals living in daily interaction with the kingdom of the heavens: praying and saying. If we want to really attack […]

  • WE SERVE OTHERS IN LOVE THROUGH OUR DISCIPLESHIP TO JESUS – – – Dallas Willard

    WE SERVE OTHERS IN LOVE THROUGH OUR DISCIPLESHIP TO JESUS – – – Dallas Willard

    We serve others in love through our discipleship Pastors are sent to make disciples of Jesus, apprentices to Jesus in kingdom living. Life is primarily devoted to work. All legitimate work is devoted to the creation of value, of what is good to a lesser or greater degree. That was God’s plan. He not only […]

  • You are Smart Enough to Study the Bible

    You are Smart Enough to Study the Bible

    There sure are a lot of great Bible teachers and scholars on YouTube and in books nowadays. And that can make the average Christian feel inadequate to study the Bible on their own. Not true! says this article from Knowable Word………. https://www.knowableword.com/2022/07/15/you-are-smart-enough-to-study-the-bible/

  • How to Bring Peace and Unity to Humanity

    How to Bring Peace and Unity to Humanity

    The unity of humankind is to be achieved by witness to truth in love, co-working with God. In a remarkable continuity with Acts 1:8, Matthew 28:19, Mark 16:15, and Paul’s repeated affirmations of human unity under Christ in his letters (Col. 3:11), the prophet Isaiah spoke long ago to Israel for the God of Israel: “It is too […]

  • How Did Jesus Define Discipleship?

    How Did Jesus Define Discipleship?

    What did Jesus intend for his “disciples”? After Jesus had completed all that he intended to do on earth “in the days of his flesh,” he left his little group of apprentices or “disciples” to keep on doing what he had been doing while he was with them, but now they were to do it […]

  • How to Disciple Someone Experiencing Anxiety & Depression

    How to Disciple Someone Experiencing Anxiety & Depression

    This is an encouraging and practical article on how to disciple — provide direction and guidance — to someone struggling with anxiety and depression. Since most of us have faced these struggles ourselves, or know someone who is close to them with depression and anxiety, this piece describes four steps to wholeness and growth in […]

  • Disciples Must Spend Time with Jesus — Dallas Willard

    Disciples Must Spend Time with Jesus — Dallas Willard

    Being with Jesus But if I am to be someone’s apprentice, there is one absolutely essential condition. I must be with that person. This is true of the student-teacher relationship in all generality. And it is precisely what it meant to follow Jesus when he was here in human form. To follow him meant, in […]

  • The Student Resembles The Master

    The Student Resembles The Master

    “Spiritual formation in Christ is the process through which disciples or apprentices of Jesus take on the qualities or characteristics of Christ himself, in every essential dimension of human personality. The overall orientation of their will, the kinds of thoughts and feelings that occupy them, the “automatic” inclinations and “readinesses” of their body in action, […]

  • Looking for Your Role in God’s Kingdom? Start Here

    Looking for Your Role in God’s Kingdom? Start Here

    There is some well-grounded advice in this brief article for those who are searching for their place in God’s Kingdom. Taking the steps outlined here will get you on your way! From Stand to Reason…………………….. https://www.str.org/w/looking-for-your-role-in-god-s-kingdom-start-here

  • Don’t Follow Your Heart

    Don’t Follow Your Heart

    The title of this article illustrates the upside-down aspect of true Christianity, compared to the ways of the world. Everything in society and social media these days tells us to “follow our hearts” to find true happiness and fulfillment, but the Bible teaches just the opposite! From The Gospel Coalition………………..