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

The Power of Humility

Posted on: July 25, 2016

THREE WAYS TO TURN HUMILITY INTO STRENGTH There is a difference between being weak and being humble. Weakness “gives in” because it doesn’t have the strength to resist. Humility “gives” because it believes that that is the surest way to bring about the highest good. Humility is not considering oneself beneath everyone else. Humility is…

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Four Reasons Why We Discriminate

Posted on: July 19, 2016

INSIGHTS INTO WHY PEOPLE DISCRIMINATE AND HOW TO STOP Why do people discriminate against others? What is the motive? What do they hope to gain? If we understand the answers to those questions, it can help us stop discriminating against others, and enable us to understand and help those who discriminate against us. Last week,…

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Four Reasons Why Christians Should Not Discriminate

Posted on: July 12, 2016

THE RACIAL GOLDEN RULE:  IF WE WOULD NOT WANT TO BE DISCRIMINIATED AGAINST, WE SHOULD NOT DISCRIMINATE. As our nation reels from accumulating racial conflict, punctuated by the tragedy in Dallas last week, I found myself pondering the issue of racial discrimination and how Christians can respond. It is a complex issue made even more…

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Four Steps to Spiritual Independence

Posted on: July 05, 2016

JUST AS OUR NATION FOLLOWED BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES TO POLITICAL INDEPENDENCE, SO WE CAN FOLLOW BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES TO SPIRITUAL INDEPENDENCE Having just celebrated the 4th of July in the U.S., it is natural for us to reflect on the issue of freedom. Our Founding Fathers knew what it would take to become free and they committed themselves…

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