All tagged Discipleship

Four Steps Towards Connection

We are not in Kindergarten anymore. Making “best friends” is not as easy as it used to be.  Paul tells Titus to teach men and women to pursue intimate, discipleship relationships, so that they would display the beauty and power of the gospel. But how do we do this? Read on for some practical steps to take in pursuit of connection.

In Pursuit of Connection

Have you ever felt all alone in a crowded room? Were you surprised when that crowded room was your church? I was. Yet, there’s a biblical model that has us enjoying intimate, intergenerational friendships that ground us in the gospel.

Don't Lose Heart

When we face discouragement in ministry, it's hard to know what to think. Why the criticism? Why does this seem like failure? Why do we still not see change? In the face of opponents, Paul answered these questions. He said "We do not lose heart."

Why "Discipleship For All"

As Christians, every single one of us can look back on our lives and identify individuals who have helped us be disciples of Jesus.  There's the person who first brought you the gospel, or the one who walked with you when you were struggling with sin, or the friend who comforted you in a season of suffering.  You and I are also called by God to help others follow Jesus.  Here are three reasons why and an opportunity to learn more at Verity Forum.

The Last People I Want to Love

Seeing the way Jesus loves shatters our broken concepts of love.  On the last night of his life, Jesus demonstrated tender, deep affection for followers who were deceitful, arrogant, and overbearing.  He loves us when we are that way, too.  And as he does, he gives us his perfect concept of love.  He teaches us to love lowly.

Recommended Resource: One-to-One Bible Reading

When we are discipling other people, sometimes we don’t know where to start. This can be even truer when we’re trying to train people to disciple others. We know we want to start with the Bible, but how? How do we read the Bible with someone and train others to do the same?

Enter One-to-One Bible Reading by David Helm.