Making Disciples

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Why I don’t believe in Christian Accountability | A Response

Within the church I serve, we’re taking steps toward developing an environment of high challenge (not common in church culture) as well as strong encouragement (which is common). One word for this is accountability. But is true accountability really experienced? I had a pastor-friend ask me once, “Todd, have you ever been in an accountability … Continue reading

Making Disciples – First & Last Words of Jesus (2 of 2)

I have been personally and professionally challenged with Christ’s call to make disciples. For too long I have reduced “disciple making” to being only about information and not about imitation and transformation. I’ve been through countless Bible studies on discipleship—filling in all the blanks, reading through all the printed scripture, and thinking great thoughts about … Continue reading

Making Disciples – First & Last Words of Jesus (1 of 2)

There is something notable about the first and final words a person says. We love to hear the first words of a baby. What someone says on their deathbed also carries great significance. The very first recorded words of Jesus’ public ministry define his teaching: The time is fulfilled; the kingdom of God draws nigh; … Continue reading