Intimate Discipleship

There is much good about the emphasis that the Church puts on discipleship.  We pray, fast, and study the Bible better than any other generation.  We have as our pastors and teachers men and women who have been equipped in seminaries and educated in counseling and church growth. And we are doing missions better thanContinue reading “Intimate Discipleship”

Dinged Up Disciples, [But No Separation]

“Can anything ever separate us from Christ’s love? Does it mean he no longer loves us if we have trouble or calamity, or are persecuted, or hungry, or destitute, or in danger, or threatened with death?” Romans 8:35, NLT A simple question is asked. Our response is requested, and expected. We must settle this in ourContinue reading “Dinged Up Disciples, [But No Separation]”

We Are Only Amazing, Together [Plea for Unity]

“That’s how it is with us. There are many of us, but we each are part of the body of Christ, as well as part of one another.” Romans 12:5, CEV When we follow Jesus, we will not make any real progress unless we commit to following him together.  We must grow to the wonderful,Continue reading “We Are Only Amazing, Together [Plea for Unity]”

The Colorful Church

10 “His intent was that now, through the church, the manifold wisdom of God should be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly realms, 11 according to his eternal purpose that he accomplished in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Ephesians 3:10-11, NIV 3 “Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, becauseContinue reading “The Colorful Church”