Category Archives: Discipleship

Equipped for Excellence Part 2 of 7 – The Priority of Prayer (Luke 11:1)

Introduction This is the second installment on our series of Equipped for Success. The first was an overview and encouragement to not shy away from the making of resolutions, from the decision to do good work, and the Christ-centered endeavor toward excellence in everything. In this part we look at the priority of prayer in

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Equipped for Excellence Part 1 of 7 (Ephesians 4:11-13; Daniel 6:1-3)

Figure 1: Reasons for Failing on Resolutions At the time this post is being written people are setting off fireworks, gathering with friends to welcome the new year, and considering resolutions. Are you considering a resolutions for the new year? Maybe you are not considering a New Year’s resolution. After all, most people do not

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The Master’s Plan – Supervision (Mark 6:30; Luke 9:10)

The Master’s Plan – Supervision (Mark 6:30; Luke 9:10) Introduction Are we seeing the big picture of the Master’s plan? By itself the example of Jesus praying and selecting the twelve is powerful instruction on prayer and selecting people to work with (Mark 3:13-19; Luke 6:12-16). But selection is not, when taken by itself, a

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