God's promises do not change. We can bet our life on it! ...
I. This Sunday in Church: 4th Sunday After The New Sunday
Bible Readings for This Sunday (May 21)
Sermons for This Sunday (May
4. Malankara World Journals with the Theme: Discipleship
Volume 7 No 393 Jan 13 2017
Theme: Calling Disciples
Volume 6 No 371 Sep 7 2016
St. Mary and Discipleship
Volume 6 No 351 May 27 2016
Theme: Discipleship, Eternal Peace
Volume 5 No 289: June 5 2015
Sword, Peace and Discipleship
Volume 4 No 245: November 7, 2014
Theme: Discipleship - Taking Up Your Cross
Volume 4 No 224: June 20, 2014
Theme: Discipleship - Challenges and Sacrifice
Volume 4 No 220: May 24, 2014
Volume 3 No 154: August 1, 2013
Volume 3 No 145: May 30 2013
Theme: Cost of Discipleship
Volume 3 No 140: May 2 2013
Focus: Christian Persecution And Discipleship
Volume 3 No 120: Jan 17 2013
II. Lectionary Reflections: Luke 9:51-62
Counting the Cost of Discipleship
Jesus has never painted a rosy picture for His disciples but has told them
the truth about their commitment to Him. He continues, in this text, to
share with them what they are about to get into. He's not trying to
discourage them from following, but He does want them to know up front what
the cost will be. ...
Choices: Letting the Dead Bury Their Own Dead
Can you offer a time or times when you chose to leave 'burying the dead' behind
and chose instead to be about "proclaiming the kingdom of God?" What did that
look like for you? ...
Our ability to continue to serve others is not based on the results we see,
but rather on the hope that is firmly grounded in Christ's victory over
death itself, which demonstrates "that there is light on the other side of
Setting Our Face Towards Paradox
There is only one way to fully embrace love. It is to walk away from sin, and
from unwelcome; it is to wipe off the dust. We let God take care of the paradox
or we become the sinner. ...
III. Featured Articles: Discipleship
Giving Up Everything…Except Christ
When Jesus uses the title disciple in bible, it is synonymous with
Christian. A Christian is a disciple and there are no Christians who are not
disciples. A disciple isn't a super Christian or something you become after
you're saved. A disciple is a Christian. ...
God is the one who calls people into relationship with Himself and to their
calling in life. It is for His purposes, not ours. Jesus chose each of his
disciples. They did not choose Jesus, Jesus chose them. ...
Discipleship and Detachment
The choice to embrace the Gospel is serious business. We are not called to be
part time Christians or mere Sunday Christians who give the appearance of
discipleship but in truth never let the core message of the Lord truly
change our hearts and minds. ...
Jars of Clay
What kind of God, indeed what kind of religion, takes fallen and broken
human beings and includes them as key players in the plan of salvation? ..
God became one of us - filling jars of clay with immeasurable treasure. It
is the uniqueness of the divine-human allegiance that keeps me believing. ..
The Servant's Primary Goal
I must learn to relate everything to the primary goal, maintaining it
without interruption. ...
IV. General Weekly Features
Family Special: Five Essentials for Moms
There is no more important job in the universe than to raise a child to love
God, live productively, and serve humanity. The responsibilities of
effective parenthood are staggeringly heavy at times. ...
Family Special: The Christian Family is a Domestic Church
We actually live in Church. We were baptized into the Lord and we now live
in His Body. The Christian family IS a church, the smallest and most vital
cell of that Body. The extended church community is a family of families.
Self Improvement: How to Change Your Course in Life
Discipline and freedom are not mutually exclusive, but mutually dependent,
because without discipline you would sink into chaos. ...
Inspiration: Your Dream Power
Danny thought he knew every piece in the puzzle and when those pieces did not
fall in place, I would tell him, "Danny there is a reason this happened and
eventually we will find the answer." Make life an adventure and realize that you
are not in control as much as you would like to believe. ...
Why Indians Don't Give Back to Society
Some characteristics unite Indians. The most visible is our opportunism. ...
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