Note: This article was originally published on ABWE’s blog. “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded … Continue reading Is ‘Obedience-Based Discipleship’ Biblical?
Author’s note: this article is cross-posted on Founders.org. What is a Christian? In spite of the New Testament’s clarity, if you were to ask a dozen self-identified evangelicals about their Christian identity, you’d get a dozen, mystifying, disparate answers. Some would reject the label “Christian” in favor of a deconstructed term like “Jesus-follower” with presumably … Continue reading 3 Identities of the Christian Man
We know that self-seeking and domineering are bad, so we assume that mediocrity is good. But self-discipline makes you a Pharisee the same way whitewash makes you a tomb.
Is there a way to actually be "complete"? The New Testament often uses a phrase that sounds a bit odd to us: "in Christ." It doesn't just talk about believing in Christ, trusting Christ, or following Christ, but actually being in him. If you've surrendered your life to Christ, your life is enveloped inside the … Continue reading How to Be Complete