"1. Matthew was a dishonest tax collector driven by greed, until Jesus chose him as a disciple. Despite his sinful past, Matthew was uniquely qualified to be a disciple. He was an accurate record keeper and keen observer of people. He…"
"I can relate to you second answer. I too was not brought up in church and was lost for a lot of years until my wife brought me to the Crossing. I look back at my life as well and just think wow what was I thinking. But the good thing is I can now…"
"1. Life happens all around us and all the time. We have to always look towards God mo matter what circumstance we are facing. In the bad times there is always a lesson to learn and to grow from. In the good times we get a break and a chance to show…"
"i agree with you if we let God lead us then why do we need a survey. But also we are so big it is hard to reach everyone. Is it strange how we are one church but each campus is so different in they way we interact with each other. But I guess that…"
"Reveal is a survey that can help bigger churches find out were they are lacking in leading others. It will give you proven ways to see if you members are growing or not. It has had a lot of research done into the questions and revised many…"
"Your question in your first paragraph is a good one. I feel that we make Christians but do we make disciples? To many time I have seen ego get in the way of this. Some people get caught up as the "leader" that they forget the true…"
"1) In past years, why has spiritual formation(SF) not been a high priority in the North American church?
I believe as Americans we have been living in a society that makes everything safe and easy. What I mean is we do not have to worry…"
"I like that you said we have to give with a servant's heart. When we don't do that the ministry suffers along with us. it is sad to hear that a church took money from from that guy and never spoke about God. That is one thing I have been…"
"I agree about not conforming to this world. It is so easy for us to fall into this trap. You are doing great things on the inside and in this class. I am glad you are walking with me and look forward to the journey with you as a friend."
" My life has been changed dramatically since coming to Christ. Just as Jerry Harris says in sermons God did not turn my life upside down He turned it right side up. These are just some of the verses that control my beliefs now. In John 18 we…"
"That is a very strong point you made about His work will be done with or without me. It is very true for sure. While i was doing the Experiencing God study it always stood out to me we have to open our spiritual eyes and see where God is working and…"