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Results for Discipleship

AUDIO: Watershed Discipleship Roundtable Discussion
Originally Posted: 04/14/2014 - 11:23am | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Ched Myers, Sara Stratton, Chris Grataski, and Sasha Adkins describe how they are connected to their local watersheds. ...

Attendees: They Came, They Saw, They Said...
Originally Posted: 04/07/2014 - 2:11pm | Type: Press

March 20, 2014 Sojo in the News The Tidings ...

A Watershed Moment
Originally Posted: 05/14/2014 - 10:37am | Type: Magazine Article

Ched Myers In the face of ecocide, the choice before us is stark: discipleship or denial. OUR HISTORY IS incr ...

Whose Transformation?
Originally Posted: 02/07/2014 - 5:53pm | Type: Press

January 17, 2014 Sojo in the News Gail Irwin ...

Rewriting the Lord's Prayer: What If How We Prayed Matched How We Live?
Originally Posted: 10/01/2013 - 1:03pm | Type: Blog

Perhaps we should rewrite the Lord’s prayer and make it conform to what we really believe. In that spirit, here’s a rough draft of what it might sound like if the Lord‘s prayer was actually our prayer. ...

'Created to Do Good Works?'
Originally Posted: 05/08/2013 - 1:10pm | Type: Blog

In their determination to not be ‘saved by works’ they have cultivated a historically isolated, theologically sterile, spiritually impotent ‘faith’ that I can only describe as ‘Christian inertia.' ...

A Glorious Mess
Originally Posted: 07/24/2013 - 3:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Elaina Ramsey Everyone can use guidelines—and repair manuals—for living in Christian community. ANYONE WHO LI ...

Faith to the Utmost
Originally Posted: 01/06/2014 - 5:34pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ronald Osborn Today many people identify as "spiritual but not religious." Before it was trendy, Oswald Chambers, the man behin ...

The Power of Christmas
Originally Posted: 12/13/2012 - 11:24am | Type: Blog

Many Christians may be surprised to hear a sermon during Advent that focuses on challenging our cultural assumptions about the meaning of Christmas, but doing so may be the most faithful witness a pastor can o ...

Q Conference - Ed Stetzer and The Future of Discipleship
Originally Posted: 04/11/2012 - 2:36pm | Type: Blog

LifeWay recently completed a study looking at, among other things, the future of discipleship. The study examined eight attributes of discipleship: biblical engagement, obeying God and denying self, serving Go ...

David Vanderveen answers, "What is an Evangelical?"
Originally Posted: 11/04/2011 - 10:29pm | Type: Blog

The most important thing we evangelicals have to learn from Buechner is honesty. "The most important thing we evangelicals have to learn from Buechner is honesty. His books ...

Saying Goodbye to Uncle John: My Memories of John Stott
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 5:14pm | Type: Blog

John Stott died this Wednesday. He was 90 years old. John Stott died this Wednesday. He was 90 years old. What many people don't understand is that he was the most influentia ...

Joyless Christians and The Lord of the Rings
Originally Posted: 07/25/2011 - 2:12pm | Type: Blog

My favorite characters in The Lord of the Rings are the Ents -- an ancient race of giant living, talking, breathing trees in J.R.R. Tolkien's fictional land, Middle Earth. My ...

A Manual for Living
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Glen H. Stassen The Sermon on the Mount is one of the gems of the New Testament, comprised as it is of the spare beauty of the Beatitudes ...

New and Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh Good News Good News If you’re thinking of building a housing ministry, put Making Housing ...

Baptism's True Claim
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ched Myers To wade in the water is to be immersed in our Lord's perverse ethic of gain through loss. Je ...

XXVIII
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Michael Borich Was the cry they heard a kestrel’s or a distressed gull or a passing soul or one not wanting to, a disciple asked as fog burned off the harbor and ...

The Sabbath Promise
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 11:20am | Type: Magazine Article

Michaela Bruzzese To follow Jesus more deeply, we must learn to stop and rest. a ...

Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Mark Betz With the sound of Handel's Hallelujah Chorus played ev ...

A Dangerous Discipleship
Originally Posted: 07/02/2014 - 9:35am | Type: Magazine Article

Joan Chittister "Whenever people discover that they have rights, they have the responsibility to claim them."—John XXIII, " ...

Incarnating Ethics
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Glen H. Stassen We're called to faithful discipleship, not creedal rigidity. I once took a count of what ...

The Heart of Faith
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:24am | Type: Magazine Article

Dale Aukerman Discipleship is rooted in God's redeeming love Occasionally when working with a group, I ...