Tag: discipleship

I hate being so weak!

Posted by Ron on January 24, 2018 in Blog , Christianity , Church Leadership , churches , Theology
I hate being so weak!

I hate being so weak!  It’s the exact opposite of everything I want to be.  I want to always be strong, confident, and yes, I’d love to be better looking; however, the fact is, I’m weak and at every turn, desperately needing Jesus.  Though everything in our culture looks down on the weak and powerless, people who are unimpressive, the truth is we’re all much, much weaker than we may realize.  The funny thing is that we’re all in the weakness boat: we are all too weak to save ourselves or even hope to make the Christian life work for us at all! read more »

Making disciples and water baptism

Posted by Ron on January 19, 2012 in Blog , Christianity , Salvation , Theology

Making disciples of Jesus Christ is the goal of the Great Commission. Christ commands us to go into all of the world and make disciples of all nations and then goes on to declare that making disciples includes water baptism and teaching them to obey whatever Jesus says!  Most of us understand the importance of obeying Christ, but what is the big deal about water baptism as a part of making a disciple? read more »