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Practical Discipleship – Part 2


As we grow and mature as Christ’s disciples individually, His Word is very clear that we are also to be growing and maturing in our relationships with other believers.  Here are three more spiritual disciplines (See Practical Discipleship - Part 1) that help us grow in relationship with other Christ followers, together as His disciples: 1) Worship – God alone is worthy of our personal and corporate worship and praise: “You shall have no other gods before me. You shall not make for yourself an...
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Practical Discipleship – Part 1


God’s Word, living in Christ and written for us in Scripture, make it very clear what we are called to be as Christ’s disciples.  It is also obvious in His Word that this can only be done by His changing our hearts as we accept Him as Savior AND LORD.  So what does it look like?  If our hearts are truly changed and The Holy Spirit is dwelling in us, then how will we (and others) know?  How do we apply the Scriptural principles of...
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Discipleship: Finding Out Who You Were Created To Be


Discipleship is not only knowing Christ as Lord and exalting Him, it is putting ourselves in a position with our Savior, Creator, and Lord for Him to reveal to us who we truly are in Him!  As we make disciples we help others understand who they are in Christ and help them fulfill all He has created and called them to be—in life, in relationships, in community, and in culture. How then can we make discipleship not only a priority but also a reality in...
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Three Threats…Which is the Greatest Threat to Our Country and Freedom?


"Without liberty, law loses its nature and its name, and becomes oppression. Without law, liberty also loses its nature and its name, and becomes licentiousness." —James Wilson (1790) We must be willing to stand for what is right and best and against what is unjust and harmful and not allow anyone to create a situation or culture that will destroy what we are working toward.  All three of the following issues must be given attention as we move forward.  We must be diligent, vigilant, compassionate...
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God’s Reconciliation and Restoration


We know we are in a global health pandemic but even much more disastrous we must admit that we are in a cultural and national pandemic because we are in a spiritual endemic.  We have stood at the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil (just as Eve and Adam did) and we’ve eaten from it and called ourselves “god” and defined things as we wanted them to be…and we are seeing the results all around us!  Respect for the law and every human being...
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