Category: Discipleship

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”

the f-word

aphiemi is our f-word. It means to send away, dismiss, set free.  It means to forgive. So much has been said about forgiveness so I won’t go on and on. Probably. Maybe. We’ll see. Here is what I have seen, what I am seeing, and… Continue Reading “the f-word”

we’ve got better things to talk about

The shift has been subtle. My view slowly changing, steps receding, pupils dilating to take in more light, see bigger. I think God is doing something, but it’s like having a mouth full of meat. I keep chewing and chewing, trying to taste and… Continue Reading “we’ve got better things to talk about”

when will i just stop surrendering?

Quick. What do you think when I say the word surrender? I think song lyrics. I think on my knees before God. I think giving up. A word I say, and think I’m doing, but really, I’m not. First, let me say this. I’ve looked.… Continue Reading “when will i just stop surrendering?”

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