Evaluating Our Approach

Because we behave as we believe, our worldview guides and informs our decisions and actions. Sometimes our view brings clarity, and at other times it can distort reality. A seemingly rational worldview can be true, partially true, or entirely false.…

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The Therapeutic-driven Approach

There has been a growing trend among Evangelicals over the past fifty years to make the Church Service more relevant to unbelievers. As part of that the messages/sermons are designed to help people feel comfortable and show them how to…

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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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