If you’ve ever gone to vacation bible school than at some point you’ve probably sung the song “The Wise Man Built His House Upon The Rock.” The song is fun to sing, as the rains came down and the floods came up. 721 more words
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It’s not that the gospel is unable to do the work of transformation nor that we are stocked with bad Christians. It’s that our mainstream gospel remains single-decision-centric not whole-life-discipleship-centric.
In 1889 the French novelist Paul Bourget wrote a novel, The Disciple. He described the “egghead” existence of a noted philosopher and psychologist: seemingly lost in things “merely academic,” living up four flights of stairs, caught up in the humdrum routine of meals and walks, coffee and lectures. 161 more words