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

How Spiritual Opposition Can Foster Spiritual Strength

Posted on: September 29, 2015

USE RESISTANCE TO BUILD STRENGTH I am concerned that if we don’t create a better way of power-feeding our souls with biblical truth, future generations of Christians may be swept out to sea by the rip-tide of modern culture. I have made the point in earlier blogs that modern media (internet, smart phones, television, music, movies)…

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Power-Cleanse Your Soul with SuperVerses

Posted on: September 22, 2015

TARGET YOUR SPECIFIC SPIRITUAL WEAKNESSES WITH SUPER-VERSES For the last two weeks we have been talking about power-feeding our souls by memorizing and meditating on MegaVerses. This week we want to talk about power-cleansing our souls by meditating on SuperVerses. MegaVerses are passages so important to a vital Christian experience that every Christian needs to…

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How Can I Remember MegaVerses?

Posted on: September 15, 2015

REPETITION IS THE KEY TO MENTAL OWNERSHIP Last week I challenged you to memorize and meditate on one MegaVerse a month for the next year. For many people, that strategy seems doable except for one thing: how do I memorize that much Scripture? Memorizing can be a challenge, but there are some tips that will…

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Power-feed your Soul with MegaVerses

Posted on: September 08, 2015

MEGA-VERSES CAN BE USED WITH PRECISION AND POWER TO TURBOCHARGE YOUR SPIRITUAL GROWTH. We saw two weeks ago that every moment of every day, something in our soul is being fed and something is being starved. Through all the various media, through the workplace, through our peer groups, our souls are daily fed powerful messages…

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There are Verses, there are SuperVerses, and there are MegaVerses

Posted on: September 01, 2015

JUST AS THERE ARE SOME FOODS THAT PACK EXTRAORDINARY NUTRITIONAL WALLOP, SO THERE ARE SOME BIBLE VERSES THAT PACK EXTRAORDINARY SPIRITUAL WALLOP. There are Verses The Bible makes majestic claims about itself. It claims to be the inspired word of God (2 Timothy 3:16). It claims to be able to make us adequate, equipped for…

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Power-feeding Your Soul

Posted on: August 25, 2015

EVERY MOMENT OF EVERY DAY, SOMETHING IN YOUR SOUL IS BEING FED AND SOMETHING IS BEING STARVED. Because we live in a fallen world, the natural course of events will feed the world’s values into your soul and starve the Spirit’s values. It is unavoidable. Drive down the street and see seductive images on billboards…

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The 7 Steps To a Complete Discipleship Ministry

Posted on: August 18, 2015

WE MUST KEEP ALL 7 MARKS OF A COMPLETE CHRISTIAN ON OUR RADAR SCREEN SIMULTANEOUSLY TO AVOID HOLES IN OUR DISCIPLESHIP MINISTRY The reason is that some of the better discipleship resources that are available today have their roots in the mid-twentieth century when there was a focus on equipping believers to withstand the encroachment…

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The 7th Mark of A Complete Christian: Impacts the World

Posted on: August 11, 2015

THE 7TH MARK OF A COMPLETE CHRISTIAN IS THAT HE IMPACTS THE WORLD.  Because God loved the world and gave Himself for it, so should we. Therefore, a complete Christian serves the world through humanitarianism and evangelism. John 17:18 says, “As You sent Me into the world, I also have sent them into the world.”…

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The 6th Mark of A Complete Christian: Impacts the Church

Posted on: August 04, 2015

  THE 6TH MARK OF A COMPLETE CHRISTIAN IS THAT HE IMPACTS THE CHURCH. Christians are family and should care for one another. Therefore, a complete Christian uses his time, talent, and treasure for the welfare of the Church and other Christians. Ephesians 4:16 says, “From [Him] the whole body, being fitted and held together…

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The 5th Mark of A Complete Christian: Grows in Ministry Skill

Posted on: July 28, 2015

THE FIFTH MARK OF A COMPLETE CHRISTIAN IS THAT HE GROWS IN MINISTRY SKILL. God gives each person a job to do and gifts to do it with. Therefore, a complete Christian discovers and uses his spiritual gifts and shares his faith with others. 1 peter 4:10 tells us, “As each one has received a…

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