Tag Archives: discipleship

Who gave you wings?

In the story, It’s a Wonderful Life, Clarence, the angel, earns his wings by showing George the people his life had touched to enable George to see that, indeed, he did make a difference in the world. I bet we … Continue reading

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Go, Disciple. Go!

Disciple. Tall disciples. Short disciples. Short and tall disciples. Black, white and brown disciples. Male and female disciples.

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I never knew I had it so good

It’s been nothing short of overwhelming — an avalanche of memories and well wishes coming to me via email, text, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and other means of message notifications I didn’t even know existed, and most of them going … Continue reading

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Breakfast of forgiveness

There is one more appearance of the resurrected Christ recorded in detail in the last chapter of John’s gospel because John was present along with Peter, Thomas, Nathanial, James and two other disciples he doesn’t name. It starts off with … Continue reading

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Life on life

Ministry – including evangelism and discipleship — is people touching people – life on life. It is not just disseminating information. You can do that with a piece of paper or a book or a website. It is faith working … Continue reading

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Discipleship is not about having your own personal Jesus

My friend, Wayne, had a very insightful comment after hearing our interview Tuesday night. “Our brothers in that part of Christendom focus on the teachings of Jesus whereas evangelicals focus on the substitutionary atonement.  Granted, in our circles, discipleship … … Continue reading

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Whitewater Christian Church

Step 5. Will cease all attempts to apply teaching and rebuke to anyone but ourselves. My son, Chandler goes to a very cool church. The pastor has tattoos and brown disks the size of poker chips implanted in his earlobes, … Continue reading

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Walk with me

Yours for the Journey means we are not alone. It means we belong to each other for the duration. It means that if you choose to screw up, you take me with you; and if I mess up, I take … Continue reading

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