How to Celebrate in the Midst of the Ordinary

Note: The following is an excerpt from The Making of an Ordinary Saint by Nathan Foster. As I have been thinking recently about the nature of celebration and the Christian life I have found Nathan’s writing here influential. The idea of celebrating makes me feel somewhat uncomfortable, however Nathan reveals that true celebration takes place … Read more

Who Are You? And Why It Matters

Writer and blogger Jeff Goins knows the importance of identity.  In his book You Are a Writer (So Start Acting Like One), he tells of his journey of discovering his writing identity.  Importantly he notes that he had to decide that he was a writer before his writing journey really began.  In a promotional video for … Read more

Where Modern Discipleship will Fail

There is one thing about the modern discipleship movement that concerns me.  In their video series Disciplemaking Blueprint the team at Verge Network state: ‘The fruit of a disciple is not just another disciple.  The fruit of a disciple is a disciplemaker.’ It sounds reasonable enough, doesn’t it?  But I believe it is slightly off the mark. I love … Read more

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