Matthew 8:18-22

Watch Out! Jesus is coming again! This means we cannot live our lives carelessly or aimlessly. Careless living and foolish pleasure pursuits are not God honoring and a waste of our time. Use God’s Word as an opportunity to lift yourself up and motivate yourself to live an obedient life...

Matthew 8:18-22

The Cost of Following Jesus didn’t promise that following Him would be easy. He also doesn’t guarantee worldly wealth, prosperity, or popularity. In fact, following God in this world is widely viewed as unpopular. Jesus said even He, in all His perfection, didn’t have a place to rest His head....

Matthew 4:18-22

The Invitation Jesus didn’t set any prerequisites for following Him. It’s as simple as “come, follow me.” As disciples, we don’t have to worry about having it all figured out. We will never have all the answers, but that’s okay because we follow a God who knows all. He knows...

2 Timothy 2:1-26

Generation to Generation Our faith is meant to travel through generations. Paul lived out this principle when he invested in the life of Timothy and called him to follow in his footsteps. Disciples aren’t made by simply instructing them what to do, but rather when we engage, equip, and empower...

Ephesians 4:11-16

Responsible Teammate We are called to make disciples (Matthew 28:18-20). This involves a variety of responsibilities to fulfill. Attempting to achieve this command solo is simply not possible. We were all designed with unique capabilities - capabilities that differ. We should use these differences as an opportunity to come together...

Galations 5:22-23

Galatians 5:22-23 The Holy Spirit produces this extraordinary fruit within our lives when we choose to follow God’s leading. We become aware and conscious of these traits when we follow Jesus closely. God created us in the image of God and designed us to live out a fruitful life such...

Luke 15:17-20

But when he came to himself, he said, “How many of my father's hired servants have more than enough bread, but I perish here with hunger! I will arise and go to my father, and I will say to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and before you. I am no longer worthy to be...

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. (1 Thessalonians 5:16-18) Practice PTR (Pray, Thank, and Rejoice) When pursuing your goals this year of looking ahead to the prize of the calling in Christ Jesus, it is extremely...

Psalm 37:23-24

The steps of a man are established by the Lord,     when he delights in his way;  though he fall, he shall not be cast headlong,     for the Lord upholds his hand. (Psalm 37:23-24) Start Taking Steps: Resist Perfection What a beautiful picture to visualize when looking forward to the prize of the heavenly calling in...

Luke 14:28-33

For which of you, desiring to build a tower, does not first sit down and count the cost, whether he has enough to complete it? Otherwise, when he has laid a foundation and is not able to finish, all who see it begin to mock him, saying, “This man began to build and...