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Be of Good Cheer

The 23rd Daughters of Sarah Prayer Brunch was a magnificent time of fellowship, encouragement, and admonition.  God graced us with His presence and empowered us to “be of good cheer” as we face the storms of life on our journey to “Rome” (our predestined calling and eternal home).  978 more words

What Is a Disciple? | Desiring God

JULY 28, 2014

What Is a Disciple?

Article by Jonathan Parnell Topic: Sanctification & Growth

When Jesus speaks we listen.

That makes sense, right? Jesus is the one to whom all authority in heaven and earth has been given ( 1,294 more words

Biblical Discipleship

Being Discipled to Make Disciples who Make Disciples

Despite the great flurry of activity that marks our local church gatherings, we quite often fail to produce disciples who make disciples. That is, while the heart of the church’s mission is to make disciples (Matt 28:16–20), the work of our churches and the individuals who comprise a local church usually reflect a number of other missions: “good” missions for sure, but not… 1,086 more words


Volunteer Disciples

Volunteer is a difficult word at times. It can mean people with an unprofessional, well-meaning, noblesse oblige. “Oh they’re just volunteers lending a hand!” people say. 381 more words

Children's Ministry

My absence does get noted!

It’s been a while since the last blog, I know.  I hope the absence wasn’t too noted.  Since the last update, Africa’s Discipleship movement took great leaps forward in Ethiopia.  377 more words


From Laputa and Sisyphus to Mountain Movement

As a boy I used to love Jesus’ statement about faith moving mountains (Mt 21:21-22).  I pictured people more powerful than Star Wars’ Yoda lifting huge rocks by use of a faith greater than “the force”.  363 more words


J. Lee Grady on 6 Kinds of Mentors Who Can Help You Grow Spiritually

God doesn’t want us to live in isolation. I realized many years ago that I desperately need people in my life in order to fulfill my purpose. 517 more words