We are living in some very trying times aren’t we? It can be very difficult to create a sense of normal in an abnormal time. Your whole world has shaken up in the last couple weeks, and a new normal has struck each one of us. Some of you became sudden homeschool teachers. Maybe you lost your full time income. Others still have work, but are working double and triple time and no longer have childcare. The challenges just became very real, and we have to face each day. We have a choice in the … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Grow in Your Faith During a Crisis
Christians are raving about scripture writing. So what is the big deal? It seems to simple, yet it is one of the most popular ways to learn and engage with God´s Word. Writing scripture is beneficial and can be a key component to your Bible learning strategy. Why you should slow down reading the Bible Handwriting verses allows you to really slow down and process what you are reading. I am a fast reader (and talker), so if you are like me you might need to slow yourself down a bit to … [Read more...] about How Scripture Writing Can Help You Learn the Bible
As a brand new Christian you are trying to learn a book comprised of 66 books and 40 authors. You were told this book will change your life and give you everything you need to know about following God. There are so many directions you can turn. Everyone has an opinion about where you should start. For example, you could start in the Gospels, Genesis, or Ephesians. As a new believer, I hungered for the Word of God much like you. I wanted to know ALL THE THINGS. I could not soak in the Bible … [Read more...] about How To Read and Study the Bible as a New Christian
Many Christians believe they are not gifted to disciple others. The problem with this thought is that discipleship, or the ability to disciple others is NOT a gift. It is NOT even a suggestion. It is indeed a command from Jesus! Why are Christians believing they are not capable of discipling others. I believe the answer is so simple. We are currently facing a major Christian discipleship crisis in the world because we simply do not understand what a disciples is and what he or she should do to … [Read more...] about What is a Disciple?
What is a Disciple What is a disciple? The term disciple comes from the Greek word Mathetes. The term Mathetes is defined as “one who engages in learning through instruction from another pupil or apprentice.” The term “disciple” is not used in the Old Testament, but there were indeed disciples during this time in Bible history. The Hebrew word for a disciple is Talmid. A Talmid is one who follows the way of his teacher. He would set out to become a learner of God through everything his … [Read more...] about The Discipleship Crisis