Posts with the tag “discipleship”
April 22nd, 2021
When we talk about conflict resolution, I tell the couple that they must change the way they look at arguing. It can no longer be about who is right and who is wrong, it must be about what is best fo...
Taking Up Your Cross
April 17th, 2021
The cross was not something that was unpleasant, the cross was a cruel and unusual instrument of torture and death. The end result of carrying a cross was the end of your life,...
Tell Them What He Has Done
April 8th, 2021
I think about my experience of sharing my faith when I was a heating and air conditioning technician and Tony’s story about no one talking to him when they found out he was a pastor every time I hear ...
All Are Welcome
March 21st, 2021
Tax-collectors in Jesus’ day and community were seen as traitors to the occupied nation of Israel. Not only did they collect money for the occupying country of Rome but, they were often accused of co...
Does Jesus Still Weep?
January 31st, 2021
But the point Jesus is making as he weeps over the city and says, “if you, even you [city of peace], had only recognized on this day the things that make for peace!” is that Jerusalem, and those who a...
Dust on Your Clothes
December 28th, 2020
There is a blessing that is often given to a disciple in Judaism, “May you be covered in the dust of your master.” This is talking about the disciple following so close to their teacher that the dust...
Motivation for Continuing
December 15th, 2020
Living the Christian life in a culture that is anything but Christian, is like kayaking against the current in both directions. It can be extremely tiresome. It would be so easy to allow one’s self ...
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