Tag Archives: Discipleship

What Is a Disciple?

“What is a disciple?” Pastor Tim asks an eager crowd of UU and UT students. “What does the word discipleship mean?” One student, an elderly North Korean man, says: “when you disciple someone, it means that you are making this … Continue reading

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Disciple is Spelled With an “F”: A Diagnostic Rap For Those Engaged In Ministry

This month Dr. Foley and I celebrate the college graduations of our two youngest children, both of whom will be headed to seminary in the US this fall after interning with Voice of the Martyrs Korea over the summer. Typically … Continue reading

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It Is The Church’s Own 1,000 Year-Old Marriage Equality Ruling That Is Its Greatest Problem, Not The One From This Month

What can be said about this month’s marriage equality ruling that has not yet been said? With reference to the Bible and church history, a lot, it turns out. Very little of it relates to critiquing the Supreme Court ruling. … Continue reading

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