Tag Archives: discipleship

Rejoice! The Christ Has Come!

(Almost) everyone loves babies–especially if we don’t have to change the diapers, get up for 3:00am feedings, or listen to the crying that sometimes comes with little ones who can’t talk yet. I know I love carrying other people’s babies … Continue reading

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Lent on Loan

Since I grew up in Churches of Christ, which historically do not observe the “liturgical seasons,” I never formally practiced Lent.  I didn’t even know what it was for years.  Sure, I had plenty of Catholic friends who practiced things … Continue reading

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In Christ

In a recent post and sermon, I emphasized the Scriptural teaching that Jesus lives in his disciples and carries on his mission through us.  While this is a truth frequently taught in the New Testament, a similar teaching is found … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life

Here at West Side, our regular preacher has been preaching for many months now about the life and ministry of Jesus.  (That’s a statement of fact, not fatigue!)  Our lives have been enriched by getting to hear the story of … Continue reading

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The Best Leaders…

Churches, no matter how much we seem to try to make them, simply are not organizationally parallel to corporations of any kind.  They have a different mission, a different style of leadership, and a different set of criteria that determine … Continue reading

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