Category: Spiritual Growth

The Best Method For Spiritual Growth

I’ve read lots of books giving you 8 steps to this, 14 steps to that as it relates to spiritual growth. I’ve tried some of them. On occasion one of them will really work for awhile and add a bit of a spark to my devotional life. But inevitably something will get me behind and throw of my groove. I never can recover and so I just give up. For the past couple of years I’ve just tried to keep it simple. I’ve done this in family devotions and in my own personal devotion time. I was happy to...

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Behold the Beauty

2 Corinthians 3:18, “And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. For this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit.” Imagine for a moment that you and the person you have been discipling for a long time are standing on the beach, looking out into the ocean. The sun is setting and it is the most beautiful thing you’ve ever seen. At that moment, you are caught up in the colors of the sky. There is a blend of pink...

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Spiritual Growth Series: Gospel Discipline

Editors Note: This is a new series on spiritual growth designed to help our readers understand how to grow in Christ. Dave wrote the first post in this series on the blessing of the spiritual disciplines. Joey Cochran wrote the second post in this series on the four functions of prayer. Chris Poblete wrote the third post on the practice of private prayer. Chris wrote the fourth post on the practice of corporate prayer. Matthew Fretwell wrote the fifth post on finding the silence of God. Brian Hedges wrote the sixth post on how to lead family devotions. Chris in the seventh post in this series shares from Hudson Taylor about the importance of having a personal devotion time. Brian Hedges wrote the eighth post on how to nurture biblical love in the local church. Bob Hoekstra wrote the ninth post on answered prayer promised in Jesus’ name. Chris wrote the tenth post in this series on humility. Brian wrote the eleventh post in this series on how to receive criticism. Charles Spurgeon shared the twelfth post in this series on how to find joy in deep distress. Brian wrote the thirteenth post in this series about waiting on the Lord. Madison wrote the fourteenth post in this series on evangelism. Mathew Sims wrote the fifteenth post on journaling. Mike Boling wrote the sixteenth post on the importance of consistent...

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Spiritual Growth Series: Catechisms for Kingdom Warfare

Editors Note: This is a new series on spiritual growth designed to help our readers understand how to grow in Christ. Dave wrote the first post in this series on the blessing of the spiritual disciplines. Joey Cochran wrote the second post in this series on the four functions of prayer. Chris Poblete wrote the third post on the practice of private prayer. Chris wrote the fourth post on the practice of corporate prayer. Matthew Fretwell wrote the fifth post on finding the silence of God. Brian Hedges wrote the sixth post on how to lead family devotions. Chris in the seventh post in this series shares from Hudson Taylor about the importance of having a personal devotion time. Brian Hedges wrote the eighth post on how to nurture biblical love in the local church. Bob Hoekstra wrote the ninth post on answered prayer promised in Jesus’ name. Chris wrote the tenth post in this series on humility. Brian wrote the eleventh post in this series on how to receive criticism. Charles Spurgeon shared the twelfth post in this series on how to find joy in deep distress. Brian wrote the thirteenth post in this series about waiting on the Lord. Madison wrote the fourteenth post in this series on evangelism. Mathew Sims wrote the fifteenth post on journaling. Mike Boling wrote the sixteenth post on the importance of consistent...

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Spiritual Growth Series: The Old Paths are the best paths

Editors Note: This is a new series on spiritual growth designed to help our readers understand how to grow in Christ. Dave wrote the first post in this series on the blessing of the spiritual disciplines. Joey Cochran wrote the second post in this series on the four functions of prayer. Chris Poblete wrote the third post on the practice of private prayer. Chris wrote the fourth post on the practice of corporate prayer. Matthew Fretwell wrote the fifth post on finding the silence of God. Brian Hedges wrote the sixth post on how to lead family devotions. Chris...

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