Spiritual Disciplines

DEFINITION. What is a spiritual discipline? Think about it this way.  Just as regular rest, good diet, and regular exercise strengthen you physically, spiritual disciplines are actions you take regularly which strengthen you spiritually. LISTS. There are many lists of spiritual disciplines. Donald Whitney in Spiritual Disciplines for the Cchristian…

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Measures of Disciple-Making, Part 1

Dr. Thom Rainer, president of LifeWay Christian Resources, wrote an article in the most recent edition of Facts & Trends. The article was entitled 7 Indicators of True Church Discipleship. In the article, Dr. Rainer shared 7 evidences, measures, or indicators of disciple-making taking place in and through the church.…

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Spiritual Discipline: Journaling

What is a spiritual discipline? It is a tool, method, or process which deepens your relationship with God. A spiritual discipline can practiced one-time, occasional, or repeated. Journaling will usually fall into the repeated or occasional practice. There are a couple major categories of journaling: (1) life journaling and (2)…

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Food Show Mania

Recently, I’ve developed a casual interest in a variety of television cooking shows. Ironically, I can’t cook much of anything–I specialize in eating. Oh, I can serve a mean peanut butter and jelly sandwich along with a decent pot of coffee, but that’s about it. I’m not sure why I…

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Teacher or Disciple Maker?

Is a person who teaches a Bible study class on Sunday morning a Sunday School Teacher or a Disciple Maker? I believe they are both! I commend men and women who faithfully teach the Bible every week in our churches. After preparation during the busy week, they share information from…

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