Some say your value is based on what you can produce. The ability to flood a market, or to provide a revolutionary experience or product determines your relevance. Soon, they gravitate to you for more. Appetites are ready for what you might offer.
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Raw Spirituality is written by Tom Smith, a South African minister whose heart has been formed to truly care about discipleship in the Christian community. He’s seen “discipleship” used as a sales pitch and drives us away from that in his book. He’s given us a good story on discipleship here and the end-of-chapter questions set us into a conversation with the author.
The book is Continue reading
A great development occurs in us all when we begin discerning who gives the right way and who gives the way that is dead.
“Watch their lives,” Jesus says.
Many have looked and sure enough – Jesus is right! Dead people speak dead advice. Living people speak life and vitality. We are learning from all people.
The hurdle is in coming to know what “living” means.
Yes: This development is a gift – we discover that we can learn from all people. We can respond with gratitude, even if we disagree.
Every day we’ll hear and see Continue reading