The Witch in the Woods

There is new outlandish conspiracy theory circulating on the ever-reliable internet…
 
The snowstorm that crippled Texas and other parts of the central U.S. last week was either completely made-up, was fake snow, or was the product of a weather machine created by Bill Gates (or at least by a company that Bill Gates owns). Read more…


DOJINOs

Jesus taught, “Seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own” (Matthew 6:33-34).
 
Remember that, it will be important latter.
 
So, I did a thing.
 
I conducted an experiment. It wasn’t scientific, so I can’t swear to anything; but I think my findings will hold up.
 
I created fake social media accounts and friended and followed a bunch of people that I normally wouldn’t friend or follow (on both the left and the right).
 
Here’s what I found: Read more…


Relational Discipleship

Part 4: Biblical Discipleship in a Relational Environment
 
“Jesus not only told us to make disciples but also gave us a model to follow in doing so. I believe that most Christians have divorced the teachings of Jesus from the methods of Jesus, and yet they expect the results of Jesus. I believe his methods are just as divine as his teachings. He showed us that the fundamental methodology in making disciples is relationships grounded in truth and love. Jesus is the greatest disciple maker in history, and his way works. Discipleship is the emphasis. Relationships are the method. Jesus invited people into relationships with himself; he loved them and in the process showed them how to follow God. His primary method was life-on-life.” – Jim Putman, Discipleshift Read more…