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

What’s the #1 Reason We Act the Way We Do?

Posted on: May 31, 2016

WE ARE PROGRAMMED BY GOD TO SEEK OUR OWN WELFARE, BUT WE OFTEN TRY TO FIND IT IN SOMETHING OR SOMEONE OTHER THAN IN GOD The #1 reason we act the way we do is that we think it will bring us the greatest happiness. That happiness may not actually be very great, but it…

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The Three Keys to “Owning” Truth

Posted on: May 24, 2016

WE DON’T “OWN” TRUTH THAT GOES IN ONE EAR AND OUT THE OTHER Truth is vital to everyone. It does no one any good not to operate on the basis of truth. This is especially true regarding the Christian life. Jesus said, “You shall know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” (Jon…

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How to Win the Battle for Your Mind – Part II

Posted on: May 17, 2016

WE MUST DEPLOY OUR MIND IN HELPFUL WAYS Last week we said that the Christian life, and the spiritual warfare that it inevitably involves, is a battle for the mind. If that battle goes well, our Christian life goes well. If that battle goes poorly, our Christian life goes poorly. Therefore, a top priority in…

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How to Win the Battle for Your Mind – Part I

Posted on: May 10, 2016

WE MUST GUARD OUR MIND TO PROTECT IT FROM HARM The Christian life, and the spiritual warfare that it inevitably involves, is a battle for the mind. If that battle goes well, our Christian life goes well. If that battle goes poorly, our Christian life goes poorly. Therefore, a top priority in the Christian life…

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How to Nurture a Closer Relationship with God

Posted on: May 03, 2016

GROW CLOSER TO GOD BY GROWING CLOSER TO HIS WORD It is normal for Christians to long for a closer relationship with God than they have. After all, we cannot see him, hear him, or touch him, so it is natural for earthlings to long for something more. Yet, until the day when we see…

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