Stories tagged with: discipleshipFound 30 stories matching your search criteria.
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MEMORIAL DAY: Those who became soldiers
Jake McCandless, reflecting back on his days in youth ministry, ponders whether he adequately prepared students who subsequently served in Iraq and Afghanistan or who would face other rigors of life that loomed ahead. Read More
FIRST-PERSON: Tips to young women in ministry
Melissa Meredith recounts advice she received from wise women during her first years in ministry -- women who were "familiar with the joys, the stumbling blocks and the perseverance" that would mark her experiences. Read More
FIRST-PERSON: More than watching a movie
Following Christ shouldn't be like watching a movie, John Weaver writes. "We're not here on this earth to just watch movies about the Light of the world," he notes, "but we're commanded to go out and be the light of the world." Read More
FIRST-PERSON: No parking
Don't "park" your life, David Jeremiah counsels. Make optimal use of each God-given day, he writes. "When God is finished with you on earth, He'll take you to heaven, but until then, stay in gear." Read More
FIRST-PERSON: What's your handicap?
Handicaps aren't just physical, Randy Covington writes, with an exhortation to "think for a moment of anything you may be choosing to ignore that is seriously handicapping your ability to be all that God wants you to be." Read More
FIRST-PERSON: A pivot foot for the Gospel
Courtney Moore applies the idea of a pivot foot in basketball to recent tensions among Southern Baptists -- staying rooted in one’s biblical convictions yet extending grace to fellow believers with differing perspectives. Read More
FIRST-PERSON: When things don't go as planned
Things don't always go as Katie McCoy would like. "You probably have had things go awry as well," she writes, noting that "Scripture gives us a different way of thinking about our big dreams and life plans." Read More
FIRST-PERSON: God gives only 2 choices
In a culture abounding with personal choices, Melanie Lenow notes that God gives only two choices: "Are we going to follow God's instructions and live in blessing or are we going to disobey and live in frustration?" Read More
U-Turn for Christ battles men’s bondage to addiction
U-Turn for Christ, a restorative ministry in southern Oregon led by Kevin Darr, has been standing firm for nearly a decade against the ravages of life-controlling addictions. Read More