Tag Archives: Discipleship

Comprehensive Christian Discipleship

The Apostle Paul:  “What you have  learned and received and heard and seen in me,  practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you (Phil 4:9).”  Advertisements

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

But I need . . .

Is there something you think you need right now – – respect, love, a sense of fulfillment, acceptance, recognition, physical satisfaction — perhaps so much that you are taking questionable action to meet that need? Here’s the hard, biblical, life-giving … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Honor to Whom Honor is Due

Here is a brief article from the Tennessee Baptist state newspaper, the Baptist & Reflector, highlighting the mentoring ministry of a man I love and admire, Dr. Bill Oakley. Bro. Bill has been a faithful Gospel minister for over 60 … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Life, Pastoral Ministry | Tagged , | Leave a comment

You are Designed to Know God through the Community of Faith

In God’s wise design, each individual child of his is dependent upon other believers to grow in the grace and knowledge of Christ. Think about it: you were not ‘zapped’ one day from Heaven with the knowledge of Christ. Instead, … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Life | Tagged , ,

How Freely Do I Accept a Rebuke?

In the context of a discussion about personal discipleship, a friend recently recommended I read the little booklet, Many Aspire, Few Attain by Walter A. Henrichsen. Henrichsen was an early leader in the Navigators organization, which places such a great deal … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Life, Pastoral Ministry | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Letters Along the Way

Letters Along the Way: A Novel of the Christian Life written by D.A. Carson and John Woodbridge, is a collection of fictional letters written between a young man in the faith named Tim Journeyman, and a “senior saint” seminary professor, Paul … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Life | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment