Category Archives: discipleship

The challenge of being a Christian in a world with a Christian subculture

This is a challenging time to be a Christian. There is a big difference between what is culturally Christian and being a Christian in culture.

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One baptism

Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is … Continue reading

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Getting Jesus right

Yesterday’s title was “Getting the right Jesus.” This is a little different. Having the right Jesus is one thing. “Getting Jesus right” is something else. It’s all about keeping Jesus in His image, not making Him into ours. This is … Continue reading

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Getting the right Jesus

When God moves upon a generation, divisions dissolve. Denominations become irrelevant. All that matters is: Do you know Jesus? Jesus is the central figure in the church, in the Bible, and, indeed, in all of human history. We calculate the … Continue reading

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‘Come and see’

Evangelism and discipleship are two big words for what Christians do for those who are Christians and those who are not. Traditionally, we “evangelize” those who are not Christians and “disciple” those who are. And there are countless strategies that … Continue reading

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Building bridges instead of walls

Jesus gave us one command before He left. It was the last thing He told us. He told us to go. Go into all the world. Go into all the world and make disciples. Go into all the world and … Continue reading

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First century Christians

I just spent an hour with a few of our Vanguard leaders talking about the future of the Catch. With the world turned upside down right now due to the pandemic, and the church turned outside in due to the … Continue reading

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The army of the Lord

So I published yesterday’s Catch on the local Neighborhood Watch which was starting to get rather nasty between the-government-is-keeping-us-safe people and the-government-needs-to-get-its-nose-out-of-my-business people. It was nice to see 13 positive reactions to my article, and a few thankful comments. This … Continue reading

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