Category Archives: discipleship

Numbering our days

Boy, that went fast. Was that summer that I just saw fly by? Just a minute while I wave. “Bye-bye summer.”

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Bridge to the next generation

Following is a letter we sent out over the weekend to all our MemberPartners and major donors. It’s a letter that explains why we need to raise $5,000 by the end of the day today. We are sending it out … Continue reading

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Yours for the Journey

I chose you before the foundation of the world I formed your inward parts I knit you together in your mother’s womb I called you I heard your call I saved you I delivered you I forgave your sins I … Continue reading

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Students forever at the feet of Jesus

Yesterday we established the fact that Jesus has put us all in the discipleship and disciple-making business, and that part of understanding what that means is to realize we are all students of Christ. A disciple is a student, and … Continue reading

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Students of Christ

And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and … Continue reading

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Beggar’s banquet

Yesterday I tried to capture what it looks like to be a Grace Turned Outward Christian. It’s hard to nail down because what makes someone a Grace Turned Outward Christian might not be apparent on the surface. You have to … Continue reading

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Everyone, everywhere

The vision of the Catch Ministry is: To introduce the Gospel of Welcome — Grace Turned Outward — to everyone, everywhere. “Everyone, everywhere” is not just an overstatement for a whole lot of people, nor is it a way of … Continue reading

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The Big One

Californians are talking about earthquakes again. Faults, and tectonic plates, and shifts in the earth’s crust are all the rage. After 20 years of relative calm, everyone is wondering when and where the next one will come. And here in … Continue reading

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