Category Archives: Whole Kingdom

The Difference of Christian Discipleship

As Christians, we are to make disciples of Jesus, forming a growing group of people who become more and more Christ-like each day. To be successful at this, we need to understand what making disciples involves. Of course, it starts … Continue reading

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Innovating in the Spirit

In high-tech businesses, people labor in a world dominated by technology and finances. Because profit is the primary goal, it’s easy to become distracted. Yet we are still to set our minds on things that are above, not on things that … Continue reading

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Learning to Walk with the Mind of Christ

There are many aspects to one’s walk with the Lord, but knowing the Word is centrally important. Understanding the truths of Scripture is an example of having spiritual discernment in general, because the important things in Scripture are spiritual truths. … Continue reading

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Proclaiming the Kingdom with Prayer

In an earlier post, I discussed the reality and significance of God answering the early church’s prayer for boldness. In this post, we will look at another aspect of their answered prayer: their request for signs and miracles. We will … Continue reading

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Seeking a Fresh Look at the “Welcoming Time”

The “welcoming time” has become a fixture at churches across America, with the goal to make visitors comfortable and to give regulars a time to visit during the service. Time before the service is often hectic as people arrive late, … Continue reading

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Beginnings

Holidays like Easter give us a great opportunity to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ, and to reflect on the importance and reality of that historical event. It’s obvious to Christians that His resurrection is the most significant moment in … Continue reading

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Understanding Gideon and the Fleece

The story of Gideon’s fleece is well known. For a long time I didn’t really understand it, because it seemed like Gideon was testing God. But I recently re-read the account, and noticed an earlier encounter between Gideon and the … Continue reading

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