The Importance of Context

In Matthew 9:37‑38, Jesus tells us the key to a great harvest of many people is to ask for more workers. The more we ask, the more workers. The more workers, the greater the harvest. It’s a simple equation. “The…

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Discipleship Today

Discipleship Today

“The Simpson’s” animated sitcom may not be a viewing preference for you but you have probably heard about it or viewed it at least once. The very structure of the television show follows the classic era of the family sitcom…

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Patrick and Early Irish Christianity

The Celtic Way of Evangelism: How Christianity Can Reach the West…Again by George G. Hunter III traces Celtic Christianity in Ireland during the 5th century. In this very readable book, Hunter points out the true genius of this ancient form…

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Listening and Obeying

It’s not uncommon for Christians to view life through institutional lenses to the point where we believe that disciples need the ‘institution’ more than they need a direct, close, Spirit-led relationship with Jesus. Let me suggest that it is Biblical…

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Discipleship : Where you start is important

Discipleship is more than being a believer. The Greek word translated “disciple” means “follower.” A disciple was a person who invested their life living with and learning from someone and then spreading that experience to others. When the word discipleship…

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From Religion To Life

Discipling others may have its challenges but it’s also fun as we watch the Holy Spirit interact with people and take them on their unique journey with Him. Hieu and Duyen are a young professional couple from Vietnam who have…

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From Resistance To Belonging

We are often asked to give specific illustrations of the ‘how’ of the discipleship journey. If you have read As You Go…Make Disciples or Making Disciples in the 21st Century, you will know that we have outlined some historical factors…

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