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24 Hours of Global Stories

May 13, 2020 |

Ever heard a story so good you had to share it? Global Disciples is sharing 24 never heard stories from all around the world. We want to share this current good news with you! Check out #24HoursOfGlobalStories on Instagram and Facebook to view more of these stories. 1. “During this period of COVID- 19 where…

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What Can I Do Today?

April 17, 2020 |

What can I do today? Have you been asking yourself that lately? Has your routine suddenly and radically shifted away from the tasks and activities that mark your time and energy? Maybe it’s not about finding a routine or rhythm but you’re asking this question out of a sense of helplessness, a need to fix…

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Creative in a Global Crisis

April 14, 2020 |

Our friends have asked Global Disciples how Covid-19 is affecting our international staff and training directors. Well, we’re only beginning to hear stories about God at work in these unusual days. Restrictions on travel, the size of gatherings, stay-at-home orders, lockdowns, and social distancing in some form are a common experience. These have forced Global…

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An Unusual Easter

April 9, 2020 |

This is not the Easter we had planned. Not the Good Friday we expected. It was going to be all spring and celebration, a time to rejoice in new life and the power of the Resurrection.   We planned to share our worship in the company of the family of God. To gather and raise our voices in…

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Do I Lean on the Holy Spirit’s Equipping and Work with Other Disciples to Accomplish the Task?

April 9, 2020 |

As a disciple of Jesus, do I lean on the Holy Spirit’s equipping and work with other disciples to accomplish the task?  Read Ephesians 2:8-10; 4:15-16 Yo-Yo Ma is a gifted and renowned cellist, a musical innovator who’s poured his life into knowing and perfecting his instrument. When I’m creatively stuck, I often reach for…

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Lent: Equipped to Work Together

April 7, 2020 |

  As you consider your life as a disciple of Jesus, do you allow the Holy Spirit to equip you and work to accomplish His task? This task is to make Jesus known to people and to disciple them. We call it mission or the Great Commission. Ephesians 2:10 reminds us that we’re created in…

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Do I Follow the Spirit’s Prompting that Leads Me to Multiply Disciples?

April 2, 2020 |

As a disciple of Jesus, do I follow the Spirit’s prompting that leads me to multiply disciples?   Read Acts 8:27-38; 9:10-19  Have you ever experienced “the nudge”? Not the nudge your mom gave you for making noise in church. Or the one from your spouse letting you know you just “over-shared” with your friends.   I mean that divine nudge from the Spirit. The one…

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Lent: Acting on the Spirit’s Nudge

March 31, 2020 |

As a disciple of Jesus, do you follow the Spirit’s prompting to share Jesus with others? To recognize and act on the Spirit’s nudge is part of effective discipleship. In Acts, the Spirit prompted, spoke, directed, and yes, nudged Christ-followers to fulfill the mission. And the same Spirit still prompts us to act in obedience…

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Do I Live in the Power of His Presence?

March 26, 2020 |

As a disciple of Jesus, do I live in the power of His presence?   Read Ephesians 3:14-21   Of the five questions we’re asking during Lent, this one—right now—could be the hardest to answer. As a disciple of Jesus, are you living in the power of His presence?   Honestly, I struggle with this because I have so many moments, hours,…

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Lent: Living in the Power of His Presence

March 24, 2020 |

  Throughout Lent, we’re reflecting on being a disciple of Jesus. A disciple of Jesus lives in the power of His presence. The Holy Spirit is resident in our lives and we’re daily being transformed into the likeness of Christ. That’s a beautiful thing. The life-changing presence of Jesus has completely reshaped Alex’s life. Born…

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Do I Willingly Risk My Security to Faithfully Follow?

March 20, 2020 |

As a disciple of Jesus, do I willingly risk my security to faithfully follow Him?   Read Matthew 10:18-22, 29-39  Jesus said some hard things…very hard things. Just look at these verses from Matthew 10, and you’ll see just how hard His words are.   He is sending out His disciples and promising them hardship, opposition, arrest, judgment, rejection, betrayal, loss,…

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Lent: Risk-taking Obedience

March 17, 2020 |

During this Lenten season, consider this question: As a disciple of Jesus, do I willingly risk my security to faithfully follow Him? These days, we crave safety and security. But Jesus doesn’t promise that. Instead, in Matthew 10, He sends out his disciples, warning that they will face hardship and hatred. So do I willingly…

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