Tag: discipleship

Meet Matthew

Yes, he’s a real person.  He was not the most popular guy and he surely must have felt like an outcast. Matthew, the guy who has to collect taxes for the government. I love my country.  I appreciate our government, but I still choose to give them only as much as the law requires.  And you…

What Are You Looking For?

What is it that you’re looking for? Is it purpose?  Success?  Position? Or maybe it’s a person.  The perfect date.  The perfect spouse. The perfect children. We spend much of our life pining away for something we don’t have or for the next new gadget that comes along.  I have an incredible husband.  Four wonderful…

How Do You “Pray Without Ceasing?”

Jan Johnson, Enjoying the Presence of God, says it this way: “The more we welcome God into our thoughts and conversations, the more we desire His presence everywhere–even in the strenuous mental or physical activity.  We alternate between focusing on God and focusing on a task until they blend together.  Our conversations and actions can become…