Tag Archives: discipleship

Wide and Narrow Way

On my run this morning, I listened to a podcast sermon by Timothy Keller, and he made an interesting point on the wide and narrow way. Toward the end of the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus states, 13 Enter by … Continue reading

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Review of Crazy Love

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A month or two ago, Amazon offered free Kindle versions of some Francis Chan books. I’ve heard about Chan and some of his teachings, but I had not read anything of his on my own. I downloaded the books and … Continue reading

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Is All of Life Worship?

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This is a hotly debated topic, and people on both sides of the argument seem pretty passionate about their beliefs. I’ve been thinking about this subject, and I’d like to throw in my two cents. There are some pretty big … Continue reading

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Costly Faithlessness

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In the classic work, Cost of Discipleship, Dietrich Bonhoeffer spoke of those who desired the blessings of the gospel without having to become disciples or commit their lives to God. He described this idea as “cheap grace.” It describes those … Continue reading

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Active Awareness of God

Sometimes I think that I can gauge my spiritual strength on my level of awareness of God. This may seem like a funny concept if you have not thought about it. Aren’t all Christians aware of God? Haven’t they committed … Continue reading

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Grace and Discipleship

The Bible often presents two seemingly opposed ideas as necessary and compatible. Both are required to live faithfully before God. Take grace and discipleship, for instance. These two concepts are essential elements of the Christian life, but they are not … Continue reading

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