Posts tagged ‘disciples’

One Love to Love One

Many (most?) Christians express confidence in their loyalty to how they worship God, the congregation they belong to or the denomination they subscribe to or their self-righteous declaration of freedom from all gatherings of Believers. Read more…

Effort of Faith

“Make every effort to
add integrity to your faith; Read more…

Holy Anti-socialism

This is Holy Week. That seems a good time to look at how Jesus challenged followers to live. While we sometimes revert to the comfort of cultural traditions, Jesus expected something else. Read more…

Storm News

Tonight a big winter storm has been forecast to hit here. Rain, snow and freezing rain make up this weather intrusion. And so we get ready. Read more…

Invitation

Dear Jesus, help me.

I can say to those who do not follow You that I love them (and it is even true when I say it – when I can’t I reach for the level of being polite), but how far do I go in offering them the invitation to become part of the spiritual family of God (rather than just the creation family of God)? Read more…

Getting It Together

“We must also consider how to encourage each other to show love and to do good things. We should not stop gathering together with other believers, as some of you are doing. Instead, we must continue to encourage each other even more as we see the day of the Lord coming” (Hebrews 10:24-25 God’s Word). Read more…

Where Did You Go?

I just found another kindred spirit in cyber world, brutalized by religion and, like Paul, left outside the “city walls” as dead. That does not make the story, for what humans intended for evil God turns for good. “We know that suffering creates endurance, endurance creates character, and character creates confidence. We’re not ashamed to have this confidence” (Romans 5:3-5 God’s Word). Read more…