The Mark of Discipleship

The Mark of Discipleship

Warrior Training
I’ve often struggled with the idea of “discipleship”.  Jesus instructs us go and make disciples but what is a disciple and how do we make them? It has been a couple of decades that I have experienced Church and have to say I have heard about Jesus’ commission to go and make disciples, but I have not seen or experienced it.  Over the years I have seen and experienced various programs, Bible studies and have attended a conference or two and have gained a lot of knowledge but still was not clear on this thing called “Discipleship”. At the conclusion of each program, conference and most Bible studies, I would go back to the Gospel of Matthew to see if what I had experienced lined up with this thing called…
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Dropping The Gloves

Dropping The Gloves

Warrior Training
Judges 6:25-35 Dropping the gloves in the world of hockey is a declaration, “the fight is on”! This kind of battle is wildly cheered by fans while players watch shouting enthusiastic support to their teammate. The fisticuff lasts seconds and then it is over. It is all part of the game! Gideon dropped his gloves the night he built the “Lord is peace” altar. On that night he broke down the Baal altar and tore down his father’s Asherah pole. The reaction the next morning was swift, “Gideon must die for what he has done!”. But that is not what Gideon’s Dad thought. In defense of his son, Joash jolted the people into a new reality, “If Baal really is a god, he can defend himself.” (Judges 6:32). Baal never…
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