Entries Categorized as 'Discipleship'

Hope For Today – Enjoying a Blessed Life!

Date May 28, 2017

Is your daily life chaotic or calm; are you being beaten up by life, or are you enjoying a blessed life? These are two of the most important questions you can ask yourself on a daily basis. Our answer to these two questions reflects a lot about how we think! Why? Because the way we […]

That Moment When Your Faith’s True Size Is Revealed!

Date May 18, 2017

Have you ever come to an obstacle in life and decide to bail instead of press forward? Perhaps because the path grew unfamiliar and uncomfortable you chose to take the easy wrong instead of the difficult right. Going to a life group or mid-week study was just too much to ask of you and so […]

Invasion Requires a Life of Endurance!

Date May 16, 2017

“And let us run with endurance the race God has set before us. We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, the champion who initiates and perfects our faith. Because of the joy awaiting him, he endured the cross, disregarding its shame. Now he is seated in the place of honor beside God’s throne.” […]

Mark Out a Straight Path!

Date May 3, 2017

“Avoid all perverse talk; stay away from corrupt speech. Look straight ahead, and fix your eyes on what lies before you. Mark out a straight path for your feet; stay on the safe path. Don’t get sidetracked; keep your feet from following evil.” (Proverbs 4:24–27, NLT) As God seeks to transform me into the image […]

Faith Expands God’s Territory!

Date April 18, 2017

Every living thing grows. Thus, it’s interesting that so many people today are trying to grow dead things. When we watch Jesus in the Gospels, we see Him repeatedly moving on to the next place … (now watch the subplot) … all the while He is watching to see who would follow Him!  The lesson Jesus teaches is […]

Order Now! Start An Outreach Movement This Summer!

Date April 13, 2017

Eagles don’t flock! You have to gather them. Eagles soar in a specific habitat conducive to their nature. If you want to gather eagles, you will have to create an environment where they want to be. Gathering Missional Leaders explores the elements necessary to build the habitat that will attract a strong and vibrant coalition […]

3 Steps I Use to Communicate God’s Word to Others

Date April 4, 2017

  Often I’m asked questions about what I do to bring clarity to the Biblical teachings. For me, I follow a three-step process. Perhaps they will be helpful to you. Phase One: Search and seek. This is the discipline of entering into God’s Word daily to discover afresh God’s wisdom, will, and whim.  In this phase, […]

Transformed #303: Don’t Be Afraid … Only Believe! 

Date February 5, 2017

In our entire ministry, God has sent Melodee and I to churches that were struggling and shrinking because we are people with uncommon faith! We are intimately acquainted with this Jesus who tells grieving fathers, “Do not be afraid; only believe, and she will be made well.” (Luke 8:50) And we have learned a simple principle in our ministry and personal […]

Transformed #302: Taking Care of Your Community!

Date January 22, 2017

“Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul.” (3 John 2, ESV) “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” (Matthew 22:39, ESV) Thriving is at the center of God’s will and whim for our lives! As God seeks […]

Transformed #300: Taking Care of You!

Date January 8, 2017

“Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul.” (3 John 2, ESV) Wherever you go, there YOU are! Have you noticed that the one, and only, constant in life is that YOU are at the center of everything […]