Consumerism and Disciple Making Pt. 2 - Purchasing Power is Found in Systems

Consumerism and Disciple Making Pt. 2 - Purchasing Power is Found in Systems

The second question of consumerism is, “Where do I get the power to purchase satisfaction?” The answer is, “Purchasing power is found through employment and participation in institutions/systems.” We are groomed to live a system life that deeply impacts the way we relate to one another, to our work, and to ourselves. 

The ONE Thing a Disciple Must Remember This Year - Memento Mori

The ONE Thing a Disciple Must Remember This Year - Memento Mori

This year, I challenge you to discover or acquire a memento mori. If I’m feeling stressed it helps change my perspective. If frustrated, it helps me call out to my Father for peace. If joyful, it helps me overflow with gratitude. Most of all though, it restores my priorities to what they should be.

Average Church: Actions

Average Church: Actions

American Christians have become so infatuated with theological beliefs that action and application have been neglected. It’s not that theology isn’t important, but when theological convictions don’t lead to actions then both our lives and our witness suffer.

The failure of Christians to visibly act out their faith is a key reason why many are leaving the church.

Consumerism and Disciple Making Pt. 1 - Satisfaction Can Be Purchased

Consumerism and Disciple Making Pt. 1 - Satisfaction Can Be Purchased

Living in a culture of consumerism means we constantly soak in ungodly messages. Can satisfaction really be purchased? Are we really missing what we need for life? Is money the ultimate value in life? Where is God in all of this?

Marks of a Disciple Making Culture - Relationally Driven

Marks of a Disciple Making Culture - Relationally Driven

Though every church has relationships, very few are relationally driven. Let me explain. Scripture tells us to love one another but most Christians “system one another” by pointing each other to books, Bible studies, and programs specifically designed to meet each need.