Book will go to print soon. But here’s what some of the advance reviewers are saying: “The temptation to pursue a safe and easy life is pervasive. With the Bible as his guide, Marty Schoenleber shows us we weren’t meant to settle into this world, but to sojourn for Christ–no matter the cost. This is … More What Others are Saying About the New Book
Monday Discussion And He began speaking a parable to the invited quests when He noticed how they had been picking out the places of honor at the table, saying to them … (Luke 14:7, emphasis added) Questions: How is the church doing at equipping and training disciples to observe life so as to speak into … More Are We Taking Equipping Seriously?
Thursday is for Discipleship Six years before he was imprisoned by the Nazi’s, Dietrich Bonhoeffer penned these words: “When Christ calls a man, he bids him come and die.” It was passages like Matthew 10:37-39; Mark 8:34-38; Luke 14:25-27 that forced Bonhoeffer to the conclusion that would later cost him his life. Questions: What part … More The Place of “Dying” in Discipleship
Continued from Yesterday “What is a Christian: How Should He View himself and His Mission? (part 4) Today: (Part 5) We are a “cross-bought and cross-shaped people.” Let me start by citing a number of Scriptures. First, on the “cross-bought” nature of our existence, Paul speaking to the Ephesian elders says this: Acts 20:28 “Be … More A Cross-shaped People: The Goal of Christian Discipleship
Monday Discussion Coach John Wooden is viewed by many as the greatest college basketball coach of all time. His coaching, his players and his team were characterized by unrelenting high and clear standards. Some of his team rules had nothing to do with basketball. They just had to do with being a team. “Coach Wooden … More Unrelenting High and Clear Standards