The “Brave New World” of the 21st Century requires a “Brave New Discipleship” strategy.

What Can We Learn from Persecuted Christians?

Posted on: April 26, 2016

  WE MUST BE AS COMMITTED OUR “CALLING” AS THEY ARE TO THEIRS In the Winter volume DTS Magazine, the official publication of Dallas Theological Seminary, Tom Doyle wrote an article entitled “Persecution: The New Normal.” (Page 10) In it, he makes the case that persecution of Christians worldwide is having the opposite effect that…

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The 3 Sets of Rules for Helping People Change

Posted on: April 19, 2016

GOD HAS CREATED US SO THAT WE CHANGE MOST EFFECTIVELY WHEN WE FOLLOW HIS RULES FOR CHANGE Last week, we looked at the power of matching methods to goals, and that when you creatively and effectively do so, your ministry can elevate to a level of impact you cannot know otherwise. This week, we look…

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How to Impact Others by Playing by God’s Rules

Posted on: April 12, 2016

YOU CAN IMPACT OTHERS BY PLAYING BY THE RULES FOR HOW GOD HAS CREATED US TO CHANGE Years ago when I was teaching Bible Doctrine at a Christian college, I announced the next major heading during a lecture: “The Derivation and the Perpetuation of the Immaterial Part of Man,” which I expected everyone to write…

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Do You Have True Grit?

Posted on: April 05, 2016

THE SINGLE MOST RELIABLE PREDICTOR OF SUCCESS IS “GRIT.” “True Grit,” is the title of a 1969 Western starring John Wayne, in the role of U. S. Marshall Rooster Coburn, who is hired by a young girl, Mattie Ross, to track down and bring to justice the man who murdered her father…which he does. Mattie…

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