Tag Archives: purpose

Part I: Developing A Discipleship Culture

    In this series of post I am going to examine the subject of ‘developing a discipleship culture’.  I have found that culture is a powerful force whether in the church or outside of the church.  MBarek A. says culture “is the acquired pair of glasses through which we see life.”  One of the […]

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Part IX: Don’t Let The Time Get Away From You

You only have 24 hours per day, 7 days per week and 365 days per year.  You cannot create time, but you can either waste your time or take advantage of your time.  Time is your most valuable resource so you must not let the time get away from you.  Aristotle Onassis, a wealthy businessman, […]

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Part V: Fear, Failure, Success & Christmas?

I am ending this series on fear and confronting what I consider great misunderstandings in American culture, which is fear, failure and success, but what does it have to do with Christmas?.  Success ideas have been embedded into our society. The pressure to live up to certain expectations has driven many to a place of […]

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Part VI: Grace Is Missional

     Jesus inaugurated the mission of the church and His mission is grounded in the grace of God.  Ephesian 4:7 “To each one of grace was given according to the measure of Christ’s gift.”  It seems to me that those who solely focus on the finished work of Christ fail many times to see […]

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Part V: Developing Spiritual Discipline

     Think about this!  Does a successful bank robber just start robbing banks?  Does the person who has the courage to climb Mt. Everest just wake up one day and do it?  No!  They spend years thinking and practicing such activity, until they master that which they desire to accomplish.  The more they give […]

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Flexibility Is The Pathway To Constant Renewal

     If you want to accomplish something of value, you have to be willing to go beyond where you have gone before. The world is full of people who have settled for the comfortable status quo of existence instead of pursuing their purpose.  If you are willing to press on to something new, it […]

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