Being & Building Followers & Friends of Jesus
In my vocation, I do problem-solving, performance improvement work. Over the years, I have worked in healthcare, state/federal governments, non-profits, engineering and construction, and biotechnology. One of the biggest challenges I have faced is to get those with whom I engage/consult to see improvement as a process and not an event. Many in the church are likewise disinclined to see discipleship as a process instead preferring to see it as an event. Much like the proverbial child in the…Continue
Added by Jerry Linnins on April 23, 2013 at 12:47pm — No Comments
This entry's somewhat more personal/self-promotional than past entries, but a year and a half's worth of work will drive a man to push the envelope. And this is the right group to tell about it. So I appreciate your forebearance....
Jesus told us in John 15:13-14, “No one has greater love than this — that one lays down his life for his friends. You are my friends if you do what I command you.” That’s really the heart of discipleship.
But it often comes in…Continue
Added by Carl Simmons on April 12, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments
Almost every Tuesday and Thursday, I meet with a few other men for the purpose of making disciples. We hang out, talk about life, ask accountability questions and think through certain points of the Bible together.
We’re not looking to create a mini-country-club. A club of three is admittedly a sad club. We’re not striving to solve the problems of our community or create the perfect church. We’re simply trying to be – and make – disciples.
You may not think of a two or…Continue
Added by John Richardson on April 10, 2013 at 1:10pm — No Comments