Our habits include sinful patterns, so living rightly takes practice. We can learn a lot from the 4th century monastics.
Jesus showed us that making disciples is about forming relationships.
Bobby Harrington and Josh Patrick: Seven Elements of a Discipleship Lifestyle
Do we really believe the gospel? Has its truth set our hearts ablaze? Can we really believe and not care?
"Let’s never get past our need for Jesus to carry us."
"If we’re not anchored in Christ ... then our hearts can easily become seduced by cultural gods and then cave to temptation."
Scott Sauls: 8 Vulnerabilities That Can Bring Out the Best in Your Leadership
Bill Hull: Conversion and Discipleship—You Can’t Have One Without the Other
Dave Ferguson and Jon Ferguson: Five Awakenings to Your New Life