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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Praying Scripture: Ephesians 6

In my previous post, Personal Discipleship as Conversation with God, I focused on David and the Psalms. In many ways, the Psalms are journal entries about David’s conversations with God. They inspired people in his day and continue to inspire us today. In addition to listening to God through nature…

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Ten Barriers to Disciple Making, Part 6 (Prayer)

“Making Disciples” is the church’s number 1 assignment given directly from the lips of Jesus in Matthew 28:19.  Aubrey Malphurs, prolific writer/professor at Dallas Theological Seminary lists ten major barriers that churches are facing as they strive to make disciples.  We are looking at these ten components more closely in…

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