Category: Discipleship

Why I Can’t Be a Patriot

Patriotism ~ love for or devotion to one’s country (Merriam-Webster) ~ devoted love, support, and defense of one’s country; national loyalty. (Dictionary.com) “By ‘patriotism’ I mean devotion to a particular place and a particular way of life, which one believes to be the best… Continue Reading “Why I Can’t Be a Patriot”

Yeah, but is it bigger than God?

“Don’t make this bigger than Me.” For the second time in four years I heard God speak those words to me. In 2016 I was diagnosed with cancer, and in December of 2020 I was told I have diabetes. Both times I began to… Continue Reading “Yeah, but is it bigger than God?”

The God Who Searches

It was late and I was tired so I began to mumble quick prayers as I thought I was drifting off to sleep. But there would be no drifting. Scriptures began to pass through my brain, acting as a shot of adrenaline, and I… Continue Reading “The God Who Searches”

genesis 35: bethel

“God said to Jacob, “Arise, go up to Bethel and dwell there. Make an altar there to the God who appeared to you when you fled from your brother Esau.”  Bethel. “House of El” or “House of God”. It is the place where God revealed Himself… Continue Reading “genesis 35: bethel”

lessons from a discipleship training school

I recently came across notes from my nine-month participation in the Antioch Discipleship School in 2013-2014. Just reading the notes stirred me again, made me want more of Jesus, stoked the fires of my faith and gave me pause to consider where I have… Continue Reading “lessons from a discipleship training school”

top 3 list, but bottom line, read the bible. find God.

In my previous post I talked about the top 3 reasons Christians aren’t reading the Bible. This time, I’m giving my top 3 scriptural reasons why Christians need to read the Bible. You have been created with purpose, and there are good works that… Continue Reading “top 3 list, but bottom line, read the bible. find God.”

why christians aren’t reading the bible

{Disclaimer:  Everything I’ve written below pertains to those who claim to follow Christ.} After taking a poll, and from my own experience, the top 3 reasons Christians give for not reading the Bible are: I don’t understand what I’m reading. I don’t have time.… Continue Reading “why christians aren’t reading the bible”

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