Category Archives: Discipleship

Yield to Wisdom.

The foolishness of God is wiser than your wisdom, and the weakness of God is stronger than your strength. If you rely on your own wisdom in all things you fail to seek the will of God. If you seek … Continue reading

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Get About Doing Good

In Acts 10:38 we read of Jesus, “He went about doing good.” Jesus personally did good deeds. He touched the leper with His own finger, He anointed the eyes of the blind, and He went Himself to the sick and … Continue reading

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Strive For Congruence

Strive for congruence. The evidence that you have a saving knowledge of Christ is loyal obedience to his commandments. Don’t be the one who speaks of himself in holy terms but then walks in dark, lowly places. A profession of … Continue reading

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Water and Be Watered

He that watereth shall be watered also himself.  Proverbs 11:25 Here we are taught a great lesson, that to get, we must give; that to accumulate, we must scatter; that to make ourselves happy, we must make others happy; and … Continue reading

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Act With Compassion

Act with compassion. Jesus had compassion with everyone, attending first to their worldly hunger and thirst, and then to their spiritual deprivation. Acts of compassion demonstrate the unfailing concern Christ has for the people, his sheep. In this way you … Continue reading

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Sharing the Faith

The Apostle Paul wrote “I pray that you may be active in sharing your faith, so that you will have a full understanding of every good thing we have in Christ.” (Philemon 1:6, NIV) I’ve confessed in the past how … Continue reading

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The Devil is a Mindbender

I remember when a neighbor and fellow churchgoer invited me to have lunch with our Pastor, Randy. I’ve been eager to meet him as he is usually buried under a crowd after the Sunday service and I’ve never been able … Continue reading

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Youth Mentoring

Cameron, the young boy I mentor, and I were standing in the aisle of a toy and craft store the other day. The Youth Mentoring Ministry had given us a model car recently and we were now ready to begin … Continue reading

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Youth Mentoring

On a few Sunday mornings while reading the program as I’ve waited for the service to begin, I have seen requests for adult men and women to consider becoming mentors for fatherless or motherless youth in our church. Although I … Continue reading

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Planting Seeds, Reaping the Harvest

Looking for something substantive to do with C., the young boy I mentor, I spied the Willis House Garden Project in the bulletin one Sunday. Reasoning all boys like playing in the dirt, I made arrangements to meet Claire Dees … Continue reading

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