By Kgobati Magome Psalm 78:72 (NKJV) ‘So he shepherded them according to the integrity of his heart, and guided them with his skilful hands’. Matthew 20:26 (NKJV) ‘Yet it shall not be so among you; but whoever desires to become great among you, let him be your servant.’ The Bible is full of stories about leadership. Reflecting on …
I commend to you our sister Phoebe, who is a servant of the church which is at Cenchrea; that you receive her in the Lord in a manner worthy of the saints, and that you help her in whatever matter she may have need of you; for she herself has also been a helper of many, and of myself as well.
Andrew was the First disciple, in the Eastern church, he is referred to as the “Protokletos” meaning the first called. He left his family business of fishing to follow Christ. He was first a follower of John the Baptist
How do we raise up disciples in the word? The challenge is that it is one thing to know the Word but another to know God.
Did you know that Jesus had a brother who was an unbeliever? His name was James. James was a son of Mary and Joseph and therefore a half-brother to Jesus and brother to Joseph, Simon, Judas, and their sisters (Matthew 13:55).
One of the skills any disciple should have is the ability to wait with readiness. A disciple knows how to eagerly seek with all their heart while also being able to wait upon the Lord. Think of the story of the man at the well in John 5 as well as the parable of the wise and foolish virgins. Are you seeking the Lord with all your heart but can also wait patiently for the Lord’s timing?
The Church of Jesus is one body made up of regular people that when empowered by the Spirit do heroic feats
John Carson Lennox is a Northern Irish mathematician specialising in group theory, a philosopher of science and a Christian apologist.
1 Corinthians 12:4-6 “There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them. There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. There are different kinds of working, but in all of them and in everyone it is the same God at work.”