Practical Holiness

Practical Holiness

During our last post we talked about positional holiness. We are in Christ, and because of that, we are saints of God—set apart. There is a sense in which we have already been made holy. This post we will talk about practical holiness. A Goal to Pursue Practical...
What Does It Mean To Walk With God?

What Does It Mean To Walk With God?

Every January you see people posting about their “word for the year.” “Discipline,” “Patience,” and “Focus” all come to mind when I think back on posts I’ve seen. I’ve never really felt like I had a word that has been a theme for my year before but the Lord gave me...
Positional Holiness

Positional Holiness

During my last post I wrote about the disciple’s pursuit: holiness. I suggested that as disciples of Jesus, we should pursue holiness; that is, we should desire to be more like Him. Paul expresses this desire in Philippians 3:10, notice what he says, “My goal is to...
Disciple’s Pursuit

Disciple’s Pursuit

The Disciple’s Pursuit: Holiness In his classic work The Pursuit of Holiness, Jerry Bridges beautifully illustrates the dual nature of the development of practical holiness in the life of a believer. By “dual nature,” I mean God’s part and a believer’s part. The...
Are You Too Busy for a Family Devotion?

Are You Too Busy for a Family Devotion?

  I was recently having coffee with a dad who has 3 incredible kids. One is in college pursuing a communications degree, one is about to graduate, and the other is a junior. Two of the three are incredibly gifted athletes. One will soon play Division 1 baseball...

Replicate Round Up for May 8th, 2015

As we find new articles and resources that talk about Disciple-Making, we are going to collect them and publish them each Friday. Making Disciples in the Everyday Stuff of Life I define missional living as being continually-sent disciple-makers who live everyday life...
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