Disciple-makers and Trouble-makers…

Disciple making and discipleship are buzzwords in the evangelical church right now. The following is a true story about disciple making and discipleship:

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The Emperor Isn’t Wearing Any Clothes…

In Hans Christian Anderson’s “The Emperor’s New Clothes”, a vain ruler is duped by two con men who promise to create him the most beautiful set of clothes, which will also have the magical quality of being invisible to anyone who is incompetent at their job.

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Are You an American “Settler?”

A few years ago, DirecTV released a series of commercials playing on the word, “Settlers.” The commercials starred a family who dressed like “settlers” of the American west. The word-play was that they still lived like the “settlers” of the American west and still used antiquated technology. Thus, they “settled” for cable instead of DirecTV.
 
I would argue that many in American churches have decided to be “Settlers.”

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