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make disciples

Evangelism and Discipleship: Jesus is Not A Used Car

The great commission is to make disciples, not converts, and so our evangelistic methods should be in keeping with our goal.

Worship Part 2

Soaking Up the Meaning of Worship in the Scriptures, Part 2

Even in eternity, when death and pain and sin and suffering and evangelism and prophecy has ended, there is still worship!

Worship

Soaking Up the Meaning of Worship in the Scriptures, Part 1

Worship is a challenging word. Yet, worship is a far bigger and more important issue than we tend to make it.

Old Testament

Mining the Old Testament for Treasure

The Old Testament was a powerful tool used by the gospel writers and the apostle Paul to proclaim the gospel of salvation.

God's Call

Answering God’s Call: Living for a greater cause

Since God has called us, we live for a cause greater than ourselves, and our lives continue to make an impact long after we’re gone.

Ground Zero Perspectives NEW

Ground Zero Perspectives NEW: Remembering September 11 and the Lessons We Learned

This collective jolt back to reality only happens when a nation finds itself at “Ground Zero,” and we need Ground Zero perspectives again.

Our Work and Our Worship

Our Work and Our Worship: Labor Day Reflections for Committed Disciples

Our work becomes our worship. The work of our hands is elevated from a necessary evil we engage in to a labor of love done “as unto the Lord.”

Compassion for the Masses

Compassion for the Masses: Six lessons gleaned from a busy day of ministry with Jesus

Ministry must be motivated by a genuine compassion for the needs of the masses and is about meeting people's needs.

What is your picture of an ideal family?

What is Your Picture of an Ideal Family?

If we could imagine the first family in a world with no consequences of the fall, then we could imagine what an ideal family might look like.

Don't Turn Away

Do You Turn Away from God When You are Hurting?

Have you noticed that it seems so many Christians are turning away from God and the church lately? What makes us do that?