Category Archives: Discipleship

Disciple Making

I bet I can name one thing that will trigger a flurry of mental gymnastics.  The mere mention of this one thing is enough to launch your brain into overdrive excuse-making mode.  What is this dreaded thing?  The sign-up sheet!  … Continue reading

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Confessing the Faith (Book Review)

There is a manly tobacco shop (is that a tautology?) in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania where a few of my friends visit about twice a year for a guy hangout day.  Upstairs in the smoking lounge is where all the deep discussion … Continue reading

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Theology of the Westminster Confession: Church Censures & Synods and Councils

My church is nearing the end of an extensive adult Sunday School class.  The topic is the theology of the Westminster Confession of Faith (WCF).  The idea is that each teacher will develop a set of slides to aid in … Continue reading

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Praying the Bible (Book Review)

Prayer is like rowing.  It’s hard, tedious work.  And you don’t feel like you’re going anywhere if you don’t do it consistently.  Even so, there is a definite benefit to it.  Sometimes it’s even enjoyable.  But when the wind catches … Continue reading

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Theology of the Westminster Confession: Marriage and Divorce

My church is in the middle of an extensive adult Sunday School class.  The topic is the theology of the Westminster Confession of Faith (WCF).  The idea is that each teacher will develop a set of slides to aid in … Continue reading

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Ancient Christian Devotional – B (Book Review)

Every year I try to read a “devotional” book and a book that takes me back in Christian history.  And when I say “back” I mean “waaay back,” like back to the first few centuries after the apostles.  This period … Continue reading

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Theology of the Westminster Confession: Religious Worship and the Sabbath Day

My church is in the middle of an extensive adult Sunday School class.  The topic is the theology of the Westminster Confession of Faith (WCF).  The idea is that each teacher will develop a set of slides to aid in … Continue reading

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