Month: January 2015

Matthew 23

What did I learn about Jesus? Jesus saved his most cutting words for the religious leaders. Jesus cares deeply that we do acts of justice, mercy and faithfulness. What did I learn about disciple-making? The disciple-maker needs to be more imitatable by what he/she does than what he/she says. No disciple is greater than another. […]

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Matthew 22

What did I learn about Jesus? He could spar with any religious or intellectual leader. Jesus did not refuse any question asked of him—he engaged the inquisitor. What did I learn about disciple-making? Allow the curious to ask questions—don’t be afraid they’re too big for Jesus. Extended thoughts and observations from elder, Gregg Colbo:In Matthew […]

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Matthew 19

What did I learn about Jesus? Jesus has something to say about marriage and divorce, and it’s radical to our current world culture (verses 3-12). Jesus has something to radical to say about money, too (verses 20-30). What did I learn about disciple-making? Don’t be afraid to address the difficult stuff of life, especially sex […]

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