Discipleship

Songs of Extravagant Grace and Radical Discipleship for Union with Christ – Christian Article

Rankin Wilbourne grew up in Louisiana and was educated at the University of Mississippi and Princeton Theological Seminary. He is now the senior pastor of Pacific Crossroads Church in Los Angeles. Rankin believes that “union with Christ may be the most important doctrine you’ve never heard of.” In fact, he says that “nothing is more basic or more central to the Christian life than union with Christ.” If the latter is true, then the former must be addressed. On a…

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When You’re Disappointed, Disillusioned, and Wondering About the Reality of God’s Goodness: An Interview with Lysa TerKeurst

What happens when life doesn’t turn out the way you expected? What do you do when God’s timing seems questionable, his lack of intervention hurtful, and his promises doubtful? [Sign up to receive 5 Days to Knowing God is Close, the free 5-day email devotional by Lysa TerKeurst that offers you hope in the midst of hardship] In this Bible Gateway Q&A, Lysa TerKeurst (@LysaTerKeurst) talks about her book, It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way: Finding Unexpected Strength When…

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3D Glasses for the Heart – Christian Article

“What God has in store for us, what God has already given us in Christ, is mind-boggling in scope and beautiful in its contours, but we do need to be wearing the proper eyewear to see it.” — Jonathan Griffiths Text: Ephesians 1:15–23 Preached: September 30, 2018 Location: The Metropolitan Bible Church, Ottawa, Ontario You can listen to this episode of TGC Word of the Week here. Related: Help Me Teach the Bible: Bryan Chapell on Ephesians Praying with Paul…

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You Can Teach Theology with Picture Books – Christian Article

As parents, we are our children’s first theology teachers. Like the women at the tomb on Easter morning, we run fearfully and joyfully to tell the people we love, “The tomb is empty! Christ has risen.” With hope-filled hearts, we teach our children about the living Lord. God has ordained a means for teaching our children how to love him—and not primarily by sending them to AWANA, or buying another picture Bible, or using the right curriculum. Learning about God…

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