Bethel moments

Bethel moments

Sometimes there are moments in our lives where we have an encounter with God that changes everything for us. Jacob had one of these when God talked with him, gave him a new name, and renewed the covenant with him. He marked the spot where it happened at Bethel (which...
Consider what’s needed

Consider what’s needed

Lately I’ve been thinking through how Jesus made disciples, based on my observations of scripture. I’ll post one insight per day here. You can find all of them by searching “How Jesus made disciples” on my blog.  Jesus dealt with people differently at different times...
Start where people are

Start where people are

Lately I’ve been thinking through how Jesus made disciples, based on my observations of scripture. I’ll post one insight per day here. You can find all of them by searching “How Jesus made disciples” on my blog.  Jesus took people where they were at and started there....
The importance of being where you are

The importance of being where you are

Lately I’ve been thinking through how Jesus made disciples, based on my observations of scripture. I’ll post one insight per day here. You can find all of them by searching “How Jesus made disciples” on my blog.  Jesus made disciples in the context of relationships....
Observations about how Jesus made disciples

Observations about how Jesus made disciples

Lately I’ve been thinking through how Jesus made disciples, based on my observations of scripture. I’ll post one insight per day here on my blog. You can find all of them by searching “How Jesus made disciples” on my blog. Idea: this might make a good sermon...
Disciples who seize the mission of Jesus

Disciples who seize the mission of Jesus

As we become disciples, we make disciples. This is the crux of making disciples: when we make disciples who seize the mission of Jesus so that they go on making more disciples, who make more disciples, who make more disciples. What is the proof of discipleship? If we...