Disciple-Making Begins with Me

I encourage you to review your discipleship pilgrimage. Write out a timeline marking down key times, places, people, and experiences. Ask yourself some key questions: What are the discipleship experiences through which you have traveled? Who are the key disciplers God sent along your path? What are some key times…

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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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Bookmarks and Discipleship

Today there are more discipleship materials, books, DVD’s, resources, and strategies available than ever before.  Some of these books help us see the state of discipleship in our culture; George Barna’s, Growing True Disciples and The Shape of Faith to Come by Brad Waggoner are two examples. Others are more…

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Spirtual Maturity

How do you define spiritual maturity? Whatever way or method you define it, most of us would agree that there is a direct connection to discipleship and spiritual growth or maturity.   A lack of intentional discipleship equals spiritual immaturity.  Many of our churches are attempting to get some handles on…

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Are You Spiritually Healthy?

How’s your spiritual health? No, really — how is it? In his book, Ten Questions to Diagnose Your Spiritual Health, Donald Whitney helps the reader determine if he or she is spiritually healthy or simply spiritually busy. The two are not the same thing. As you will recall, no group was…

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