Until disciple-making becomes the ministry of the church and not a ministry in the church, we will never see our discipleship efforts impact the world the way that Jesus envisioned.
we are equal in the eyes of God because he loves us based upon the righteousness of Christ, not our good deeds or works.
When a rabbi tells a story, he speaks to the heart first and the head second. Traditionally, Western ways of thinking tend to speak to the head first and the heart second.
The Bible is like a multi-cut diamond. The more you gaze into it, the brighter it shines.
An intimate relationship with Jesus is more significant than any achievement garnered or degree earned.
As a disciple-maker, all you're doing is pointing to the One you're following and saying to those around you, "Come with me; I'm following him."
What if we established goals for spiritual growth and followed them, not out of coercion or compulsion, but as a response to the received grace of God?