Being Among Those Who Don’t Know Christ Isn’t Enough

My wife Pam and I have some neighbors, “Mike and Sarah” who love Jesus and seem to like being around us. But are we destined to sit around our kitchen table singing What a Beautiful Name with them until Jesus returns (I love that song, by the way)? While being in community with other believers is vital (which we’ll speak to in a later post), God has something more for us than just that.
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Why Jesus Isn’t My Buddy

As soon as I mention the first topic in our series on characteristics of a disciplemaker, you may be tempted to say, “Oh, that’s discipleship 101! No need to read this.” Not so fast. I suspect that we, like the religious leaders of Jesus’ day, may need a reminder of easily forgotten, life-altering truths.
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