Discipleship is a word that does not appear in the New Testament, but Christians and churches use this word to describe Christian living. While our definitions are often similar, Jesus clearly defines what it means to be a disciple, or Christian, and His definition is definitive.
While we were on a trip somewhere in North Georgia, we were searching through the radio stations trying to find something good when we came across a call-in show hosted by a local pastor. My curiosity was fully engaged! I was eager to hear what kind of questions would be asked, and what answers would […]
We celebrate Thanksgiving as a special day set aside for giving thanks to God for His wonderful blessings. Most of us have longstanding traditions around Thanksgiving. Many of us will travel to be with family and others will host family members traveling to spend time with us. For most, Thanksgiving is a festive and happy […]
We have a program in our church that teaches children to memorize Bible verses. I am always astounded at how many Bible verses these kids memorize. From time to time we celebrate the number of verses they have memorized and the adults are amazed! But why so amazed? Parents (and many adults) struggle to memorize Bible verses, especially […]
I firmly believe that one of the most important things any follower of Jesus Christ can do is spend time with God. This doesn’t happen automatically. One must be intentional about spending time with the Lord. In other words, if I don’t set aside time and protect that time, I likely won’t spend time dedicated to growing […]
Paul writes in 2 Corinthians 5:17-19 that we are new creatures in Christ. The old person has passed away or died. The new has come. And because He reconciled us to Himself through Jesus, He has commissioned us with the ministry of reconciliation. What should we disciples do with this ministry of reconciliation? Among the […]