Avoiding the Guilt of Non-Discipleship by Ignoring Those Who Do… In Honor of Kevin

“Now, I’m not saying this to seek pity. I actually noticed something else I think is much more significant than being left out.” These were some of the last words sent to me by my friend Kevin who passed yesterday. Allow me to give a little context and change some names so as not to […]

7 Things That Mission Workers Can Learn From the Ecuadorean Earthquake.

I was originally going to title this post; “What Short-Term Missionaries Can Learn from the Ecuadorean Earthquake,” but it seemed to narrow.  Whether you do short of long-term mission work, there are some valuable lessons to be learn in disaster relief efforts. As some of you may already know, a 7.8 earthquake that it many […]

What Do We Need Church Leaders For?

Believe me, I’m not being snarky or condescending when I ask this question.  But, if you are a church leader, why do we need you? If you are not a church leader, why do you think we need them?  Anyone can answer these questions.  Your thoughts? 

The Goal of Making Self-Feeders in Making Disciples?

“You can read, you can pray, your can ask God questions.” What do you need me for? Stop being so codependent! Be a self-feeder! You’ve heard the old adage, “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” Well, I’m […]

What Was Your Convert to Disciple Speed?

Quick Survey: How long after your conversion to Christianity did you consider yourself a Disciple of Jesus? If it wasn’t immediately, would you be willing to share your story in the comment section? I’m asking for your personal assessment. For a related articles see: Those High-Maintenance False Converts of Yours! “If you died tonight…?” – […]