DISCIPLESHIP IS A RELATIONSHIP

Many moons ago, I played semi-professional basketball. One practice the other team stole the ball and had a fast break. I was trailing the play and the guy who stole the ball missed the layup, so I leaped to grab the rebound. The guy running alongside me, who was...

WHAT IF?

What if John 3:16 read: “For God so loved the world, He decided to send His Son; but when He said to His son “GO,” His Son said, “I don’t feel a burden for the lost; besides I am established and have responsibilities and commitments to attend to.” Or, what if… Before...

FOUNDATIONS

This blog has been contributed by a worker in the Middle East. “Why do you call me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ and do not do what I say? As for everyone who comes to me and hears my words and puts them into practice, I will show you what they are like. They are like a man building...

DISCIPLESHIP IS DISCIPLINE

When one of your employees is consistently late or talks trash about others, what do you do? Do you let it slide because she is a top performer? Do you make excuses for her because she might not know better? Do you fire her so as to send a message to the rest of your...

DISCIPLES LAY DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR OTHERS

Part 5 of a series of blogs on discipleship. So far we’ve learned that disciples are reproducers, disciples are one with Jesus, and every action reflects on our King’s Kingdom. In one of the last conversations Jesus had with His disciples, He said, “Unless a kernel of...