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 have a tendency to overcomplicate things into difficult processes when, in fact, life is complicated enough as it is. Why do we do this, and how do we stop? We do this at work, at home, at school, and in all of life. When it comes to making disciples, Jesus gave us a simple […]
The Goal of the Teacher/Leader Is To Make Disciples The goal of a Bible Teacher or Leader is not to just to make good Bible students, but to make disciples. In John 5:39, Jesus reminds the Bible scholars of His day that knowing God’s Word is not the end. Knowing the Author of God’s Word […]
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 […]
How many times have you tried to have some kind of family devotion or Bible time? It is so hard to be consistent, and many parents give up. You are not alone in your struggle, and I want to offer a few suggestions to help. When you try to find that perfect time to have your […]