Scrolls about: Discipleship
Discipleship. A word flippantly tossed around our churches and congregations but rarely understood. Incredibly simple at its core, it befuddles us entirely with its application. We, the Church, have numerous programs, methods, and ideas about discipleship. We love the idea of it, but I believe we love only a partial idea of it. We aren’t […]
I love America. I love the body of Christ. I also love the beautiful combination of the two that appear in the United States. The history of the US exemplifies the struggle between sin and righteousness. Our ancestors fought for liberties–both religious and political–and at the same time endorsed slavery. Therefore, denying many people their natural rights as human beings. America’s history tells a beautiful story of devotion to belief, love of God, struggles to maintain order, the power of Enlightenment thinking, and the ugliness of sin. Our history bares it all–both glorious and grotesque.