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HOW TO IGNORE JESUS WHILE ACCEPTING YOUR CHRISTIANITY

HOW TO IGNORE JESUS WHILE ACCEPTING YOUR CHRISTIANITY

When we focus on our identity in Christ (the “Up” relationship), the “In” and “Out” will be informed and formed by the gospel . . . the good news.  If our “In” and “Out” relationships are informed by our “Up” relationship then discipleship will flow out of that.

ADVICE FOR ANOTHER YEAR OF BIBLE READING

ADVICE FOR ANOTHER YEAR OF BIBLE READING

Most Christians are aware of the importance of personal reading of God’s word.  But just how should our daily Bible reading be done? Are there any guidelines for making the best used of our time and gaining the most from our reading of God’s word? Here, then, are five guidelines that have helped me much over many years of reading Scripture.

DON'T LET DISCIPLESHIP KEEP YOU FROM BEING A DISCIPLE

DON'T LET DISCIPLESHIP KEEP YOU FROM BEING A DISCIPLE

Discipleship requires disciple making.  But we cannot compromise our own walk with Jesus.  Discipleship must be an overflow from following after Jesus and learning from Him every day in a deep, personal relationship.  Looking Out always requires Looking Up.

HOW INVOLVED IS GOD IN YOUR LIFE?

HOW INVOLVED IS GOD IN YOUR LIFE?

We see through the story of Joseph that no matter what you are experiencing, sweet or bitter, good or evil, no matter how long it’s lasting, he has not left you alone. He is with you, he is working all things together for good, and he will be with you to the end.

Communing With Christ On A Crazy Day

Communing With Christ On A Crazy Day

We’ve all been there. Maybe even today is one of those days for you.  The crazy day. At least spiritually speaking.  Whatever the circumstances that throw a wrench into your routine, your crazy mornings raise the question, "How should you think about, and engage in Bible meditation and prayer when God’s good, yet often inconvenient, sovereignty has you reeling without your routine?

The Reason Why We Read

The Reason Why We Read

Reading is a necessary skill in a literate culture, for it empowers us with knowledge, whether lifesaving information on safety labels or trivial details about celebrities. It is such a part of our lives that we no longer ask why we read. We just do it.  Out of all of the things we could possibly read in our world today the Bible is unlike any of them.

The One Thing You Will Need For A Missional 2015

This is a fantastic article that will help encourage your personal movement to increase your Gospel Footprint within your Circle of Accountability.  

It is so easy as we Look Out to neglect to connect with God and not only align ourselves with His mission, but to enjoy Him and be conformed to the likeness of of Jesus.  As the article states: when we are like Him, we can trust that we will be missional as He is.