All In: The Way of Discipleship

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April 8 - May 13, 2018

In his ministry, Jesus did not set out to start a religion; his goal was to start a movement. He gathered around himself people who were willing to learn from him and to follow him. These disciples would continue the work—the movement—of the kingdom of God for generations after he was gone. But it is no small commitment to be a disciple of Jesus. Jesus asks for nothing less than all that we have and all that we are. Are we willing to walk the way of discipleship?

Sunday, April 8, 2018

All In | The Way of Discipleship (Part 1)

When Jesus gathered his first disciples, his command to them was, "Follow me." And they did. The command remains the same today to those of us who would be disciples: Follow me. But what does it mean now to follow him? Are we sure that is a commitment we are prepared to make?

Sunday, April 15, 2018

All In | The Way of Discipleship (Part 2)

The word "disciple" comes from the Greek word for student. To be a disciple of Jesus is to take the posture of a student before the teacher: to learn from his words and his life.

Sunday, April 22, 2018

All In | The Way of Discipleship (Part 3)

The uncomfortable and often unwelcome reality of following Jesus is that we are called to sacrifice: called away from a life of self-enrichment and into a life of self-denial.

Sunday, April 29, 2018

All In | The Way of Discipleship (Part 4)

We can’t choose to follow Jesus and expect to remain the same. To follow him is to embrace new life—to become a new person.

Sunday, May 6, 2018

All In | The Way of Discipleship (Part 5)

To be a disciple is to follow Jesus into a life of service. And the kind of service Jesus calls us to is more than mere humility or meekness; it asks us to pour ourselves out for others.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

All In | The Way of Discipleship (Part 6)

The call of God to Abram set in motion the work of God through God's people, and that call finds its fulfillment in Jesus' Great Commission.