Being & Building Followers & Friends of Jesus
I’ve been coming across our title phrase—or rather, it’s been coming across me—a lot lately (Rom. 9:8, Gal. 4:28). How do we live like “children of promise”? One way to look at it also came across me lately…
As I’ve been working through the prayers in Dawn to Dark (review, for those who missed it, here), one of the exercises was to reflect on my baptism, nearly…Continue
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I'm a fan of Pinterest. It's interesting, and challenging, addictive, and often, even inspiring. Last night, a posting explained how a mom had led her three daughters in a new approach to Advent last year by creating 25 ideas for Random Acts of Christmas Kindness. Each was put into a brown paper lunchbag and the girls participated each day in one of the random acts of kindness . . . from taping a card and a quarter on a parking meter to surprising their teachers with a favorite beverage from…Continue
My first E-booklet was just released on Amazon! It’s titled “14 Shifts in Disciple Making & A Framework.” It’s subtitled “A Dynamic E-booklet,” because it has been designed to be expanded by you, the community of believers. It’s not free, but the proceeds will go towards ministering to those in need of much relief in the Andes Mountains Cloud Forest Region of…Continue
Last week, I went to vote early. I expected no one to be there. I was amazed at the lines, the people, the wait . . . and the seriousness of the moment. I don't know when I've ever felt the tension throughout our country over an election as I have this time. A friend of mine posted on FaceBook that she was concerned that after all the political postings on-line, friends would have trouble remaining friends after the election.
What can we as disciples do as our country prepares…Continue