We should follow Jesus’ example by cultivating friendships with nonbelievers.
We need to make disciples, but discipleship is more than moving people to conversion. It includes moving them beyond it.
Bobby Gruenewald: "I asked some strong leaders for recommendations about the ways they find insight and inspiration."
"Here are five additional simple, practical, biblical truths about spiritual growth."
"Just like you can open a mutual fund but never invest in it, you can become a Christian yet never become a disciple."
"You’re in a spiritual rut. Your inspiration’s gone. And you’re not sure why. Here are some practical steps that have helped me."
"My answer: Kind of. Let me take that back: Yes, it does apply to you, but not in the way many 'claim' the passage."
“We grieved. We sang out our holy defiance—'we will overcome this trial we’re facing; we will somehow rise again.'”
Insights from 10 years of leading a fellowship of microchurches
The level of commitment and accountability for a school sports team is often higher than that of church volunteers. Why?