Good Reads: Follow Me by David Platt

Before 2010, the vast majority of the Christian world had no idea who David Platt was.  Then he wrote something called "Radical", a manuscript that was originally intended to be used among the members of the church he pastors.  Yet, something with such mild expectations, turned into book that lodged itself on New York Times… Continue reading Good Reads: Follow Me by David Platt

Being (& Making) a Disciple – The Humble Servant

Humility. That is a characteristic that few of us naturally desire to pursue.  Naturally we are selfish.  We love our to serve ourselves before we would dare to serve anyone else.  Humility is an aspect of discipleship that isn't easy, especially in keeping our pride at bay while eagerly pursuing to serve others.  In fact,… Continue reading Being (& Making) a Disciple – The Humble Servant

Being (& Making a Disciple) – More than a Prayer

"Just pray this prayer after me." For many Christians, this is how their relationship with Christ began.  It was a starting point after which they joined a body of believers, were carefully discipled and grew to serve the church & share the gospel. However, some people, after repeating a prayer they are lead to believe… Continue reading Being (& Making a Disciple) – More than a Prayer

Being (& Making) a Disciple – I Sacrifice

Sacrifice is a word that may make some of us uncomfortable.  The fear is not giving of ourselves....but it is having to give until it hurts that may make some of us balk at the idea of being sacrificial in our own lives.  We like to help people, but we like to help ourselves first… Continue reading Being (& Making) a Disciple – I Sacrifice

Being (& Making) a Disciple – I Give

"I'll follow." The first words of any disciple are remarkable words.  They are words that reflect the heart to submit to the Lordship of Christ and to pursue Him in an ever-growing relationship.  It is through this that a disciple sees many blessing of being a follower of Christ: - We're clothed in the righteousness… Continue reading Being (& Making) a Disciple – I Give

Being (& Making) a Disciple – I Follow

The life of a disciple begins with a simple plea: “Follow Me.” You can see this in the Gospels (in Matthew 4:18-20 & Luke 5:27-28) as Jesus tells men to follow after Him.  Stop what you’re doing.  Cast aside what you’re tied to.  Get out of the boat.  Follow Me. There must be that moment… Continue reading Being (& Making) a Disciple – I Follow

Being (& Making) a Disciple

2,000 years ago, the definition of a disciple was laid out: Disciple - n. - a person who is an adherent or pupil of the doctrines of another; a follower; a person who believes Christ’s teachings, rests in His atoning sacrifice, imbibes His spirit & follows His example. One who is giving (Matt. 10:42), self-sacrificing… Continue reading Being (& Making) a Disciple