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Behavior Change in the Church

One of the goals in the mission of the church is changing behavior. Making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. Making a disciple of Jesus Christ means that one wasn’t before. It also means that there is something that sets apart a disciple of Jesus Christ from someone who is not. […]

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Fractal Discipleship in the United Methodist Church

I had a conversation several weeks ago with Paul Watson and he talked about a concept which I dug up on reaching the online generation. The concept is Fractal Discipleship. According to Wikipedia, “A¬†fractal is “a rough or fragmented¬†geometric shape that can be split into parts, each of which is (at least approximately) a reduced-size […]

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Who is Jesus to you?

I heard this question last week and it really stuck with me. It is a simple question that can say a lot about someone’s journey of faith. I think that it could be asked effectively to both Christians and non-Christians. It doesn’t have a pre-supposed “right answer” and is non-confrontational. My response? Jesus is my […]