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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3 Personal Discipleship Priorities

A new year is a great opportunity to evaluate and focus your attention and energy on priorities. Consider these three personal discipleship priorities: Grow as a disciple. Spend time in Bible study and prayer. Follow Jesus. Avoid going through the motions. Take the time to listen to God and to…

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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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Four Ways to Make Disciples

I recently read a great post by Matt Morris who serves as a Brand Manager at LifeWay Christian Resources. Matt’s post was The Three Ways to Disciple Someone. I want to encourage you to read his entire post. His commentary on each of these three ways is helpful: one-to-many, one-to-few,…

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