Discipleship

Cross-like Love and Non-Violence

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Cosmo Spacely via Compfight Though it seems to have been forgotten by many today, the cross wasn’t simply something God did for us. According to the NT, it was also an example God calls us…

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Costly Discipleship

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Bob AuBuchon via Compfight Zack Hunt over at The American Jesus is doing a series of posts called “Blogmatics” in which he fleshes out the theological assumptions that inform his blog posts. A couple of…

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Alan Hirsch on Making Disciples

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This is an excellent clip featuring Alan Hirsch on making disciples (thanks Jeff!). He makes a really interesting point that we are all being formed into disciples of one thing or another. What’s forming you?

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On Consumerism

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Werner Kunz via Compfight As we enter the upcoming holiday season, most of us will be bombarded with advertisements attempting to convince us that what we have isn’t enough, that our lives are incomplete without…

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What Does it Mean to be a Disciple?

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Here’s our good friend Bruxy Cavey talking about what it means to be a disciple of Jesus and to call him “Lord.” It’s less than three minutes, but it’s a good reminder of what we’re…

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Kingdom Centeredness

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A Silent Center white knuckles cling against peace and cries for release into chaos flying, centrifugal to death in attempt to salvage human breath for breathing,   through peeling purge that burns away flesh to…

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Following Jesus Doesn’t Work

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I met a middle aged woman one day who told me she had given up on Christianity. “It just didn’t work for me,” she said. My response was: “What on earth made you think Jesus…

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Living With a Kingdom Consciousness

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What Is the Kingdom of God? I want to begin by asking, “What is the kingdom of God?” This may seem like a rather obvious question. We all know what the Kingdom of God is,…

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The “Kingdom Now”: Reflections on Magical American Christianity

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One major problem American Christians face is that we tend to embrace a magical view of the Christian faith. We assume that if a person “prays the sinners prayer,” “surrenders their life to Christ,” and…

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