Being & Building Followers & Friends of Jesus
This post was inspired by Robert Gelinas’ impending book The Mercy Prayer—although admittedly much of its structure owes more to his previous one, Finding the Groove. I’ve needed, in my own life, to see what God provides each day as mercy rather than as something I should have (and get bent at God or others…Continue
Added by Carl Simmons on July 19, 2013 at 12:08pm — No Comments
I became a believer during my youthful days but did not receive early discipleship training but not without reading materials from different reliable sources.
The holistic view of discipleship is of great interest to me - growing up spiritually, in wisdom and knowledge, caring for people and God's world. I am interested in what constitutes what goes into the curriculum in educating children, and how we can have for a lifelong learning.
I have started putting some of my…Continue
Added by OLUSEGUN OWOPETU on July 17, 2013 at 8:39am — No Comments
We often talk today about the need to be “missional,” but the fact is, that’s what Jesus has called us to be all along. We’re not only called to be saved as individuals, but to live in the realization that “we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them” (Ephesians 2:10).
However, with the rediscovery of the importance of serving others—of actually acting on our faith, of doing—we must not forget the…Continue
Added by Carl Simmons on July 14, 2013 at 1:45pm — No Comments