Category Archives: Discipleship

I Awoke from a Dream this Morning

It is, at this moment, 9:39 a.m. I awoke from a dream this morning. It was a vivid dream, short. I lay in bed for a few minutes, pondering the dream. I realized I had to post it, this morning. I went … Continue reading

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Homosexuality and Me: the People and the Path

Someone recently asked me how my understanding of homosexuals evolved. Before 2001, before I learned that my son was gay, homosexuality was a non-issue for me. I’d met quite a few gay men along life’s way, so many that I’m … Continue reading

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“Occupy Till I Come” — Jesus

Jesus is known as many things: Son of Man and Son of God; Son of David; Savior, Healer, Sanctifier, and Coming King; God Incarnate; Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace; Prophet, Priest, and King; the Author and Finisher of … Continue reading

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Sell Your Possessions

It’s really quite simple. Let’s start with what Jesus said to his serious followers. Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Sounds pretty clear to me. And fulfilling the Great Commission includes sharing this command with one another, with the unconverted, with every creature. Sell your possessions and … Continue reading

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