Posts with the tag “discipleship”

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Imitators of Christ
November 22nd, 2022
I believe that, for me as a pastor, the scariest passage in all of Scripture is 1 Corinthians 11:1. You might have expected me to say it was one of the visions of Satan raging against the Church, or G...  Read More
by Church of the Lutheran Brethren
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Leadership Teams in Youth Ministry
October 24th, 2022
One of the most important things in overseeing student ministries is to set up a team of mature believers that speak the truth and hope of Jesus into the lives of teens. Watch the video below to hear ...  Read More
by Church of the Lutheran Brethren
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Living Life Together in Mission
September 29th, 2022
I look up from weeding the flower beds and wave across the street as Dan pulls up. “How was the fishing? Any bites?” I ask. “Pretty good! We got a few. Not too many mosquitoes today, either.”Dan (not ...  Read More
by Troy Tysdal
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Waiting for a Guest
September 29th, 2022
The invitation was worded, “Come enjoy a simple picnic, 5-7 pm Tuesday August 2, National Night Out.” We sent the postcard to the nine houses on our block. Our back deck near the alley is the center o...  Read More
by Troy Tysdal
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Making Disciples for Christ
March 11th, 2022
Jesus mentions proselytism only once, and it’s not nice. In Matthew 23:15 (ESV), he says, “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you travel across sea and land to make a single proselyte,...  Read More
by Troy Tysdal
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Fear and Love of God
March 9th, 2022
Jesus really loves kids! In fact, he tells us to be like them. What a blessing it is to see the “simple” faith of a child! God’s plan is for us to share our faith with them and then learn from them as...  Read More
by Troy Tysdal