From Fire by Fire

In this fantastic, insightful article, (warning: a single f-bomb is dropped early on - ugh....) Andrew Sullivan summarizes two new books by political scientists, who write from opposite ends of the political spectrum - one, liberal; the other, conservative. Both paint a dark picture of the current state of social and political tribalism, and it's … Continue reading From Fire by Fire

MTP 14: FROM “SPIRITUAL DEATH” TO BEING “A PARENT”, PART 5: “THE SPIRITUAL PARENT”

In their very helpful manual, the authors of Real Life Discipleship Training Manual, walk their readers through 5 stages of spiritual growth: Death Infant Child Young Adult Parent Today we talk about the last stage – “Spiritual Parent”.  Before we do, let's review the previous 4 stages. Spiritual death is characterized by unbelief and rebellion: People who are spiritually dead, do not believe … Continue reading MTP 14: FROM “SPIRITUAL DEATH” TO BEING “A PARENT”, PART 5: “THE SPIRITUAL PARENT”

MTP 13: FROM “SPIRITUAL DEATH” TO BEING “A PARENT”, PART 4: “THE SPIRITUAL YOUNG ADULT”

In their very helpful manual, the authors of Real Life Discipleship Training Manual, walk their readers through 5 stages of spiritual growth: Death Infant Child Young Adult Parent A better understanding of these stages, is very helpful, not only as we look at our own lives, but as we walk alongside someone we want to introduce to Jesus Christ. … Continue reading MTP 13: FROM “SPIRITUAL DEATH” TO BEING “A PARENT”, PART 4: “THE SPIRITUAL YOUNG ADULT”

MTP 12: From “Spiritual Death” to Being “a Parent”, Part 3: “The Spiritual Child”

In their very helpful manual, the authors of Real Life Discipleship Training Manual, walk their readers through 5 stages of spiritual growth: Death Infant Child Young Adult Parent A better understanding of these stages, is very helpful, not only as we look at our own lives, but as we walk alongside someone we want to introduce to Jesus Christ. … Continue reading MTP 12: From “Spiritual Death” to Being “a Parent”, Part 3: “The Spiritual Child”

MTP 11: FROM “SPIRITUAL DEATH” TO BEING “A PARENT”, Part 2, “Spiritual Infant”

In their very helpful manual, the authors of Real Life Discipleship Training Manual, walk their readers through 5 stages of spiritual growth: Death Infant Child Young Adult Parent A better understanding of these stages, is very helpful, not only as we look at our own lives, but also as we walk alongside someone we want to … Continue reading MTP 11: FROM “SPIRITUAL DEATH” TO BEING “A PARENT”, Part 2, “Spiritual Infant”

MTP 10: FROM “SPIRITUAL DEATH” TO BEING “A PARENT”, Part 1, “Spiritual Death”

Ephesians 2:1-5 "And you were dead in the trespasses and sins in which you once walked, following the course of this world, following the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work in the sons of disobedience— among whom we all once lived in the passions of our flesh, carrying out the desires … Continue reading MTP 10: FROM “SPIRITUAL DEATH” TO BEING “A PARENT”, Part 1, “Spiritual Death”