Confession as a Discipleship Issue

Confession is admission of sin or wrongdoing. I like the way Renovare defines confession: Sharing our deepest weaknesses and failures with God and trusted others, so that we may enter into God’s grace and mercy and experience his ready forgiveness and healing. Benefits Sin can destroy relationships and drive a…

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6 Bible Study Tools

When you open God’s Word, He speaks. In order to understand Him, we must listen well. Listening with expectation and prayer, without rushing, and with Bible study tools can really help. Bible Study Tools What Bible study tools do you regularly use? These can be print, online, or even methods…

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Bible Reading Survey Insights

Daily reading the Bible is important. It is one of the best predictors of spiritual progress. Daily Bible reading is an essential daily spiritual discipline. Men, women, young, and old benefit from being in God’s Word daily. This is an essential discipline as we mentor our disciples. I read an…

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Discipleship Requires Listening

Personal Discipleship. I chose the word, discipleship, in the title on purpose to include both our personal discipleship and our investment in others (disciple-making). In order to be a disciple, listening is needed. There are a number of essential sources: the Holy Spirit God’s Word Christian resources (books, websites, music,…

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