When the student is ready, the teacher will appear. When the student is truly ready, the teacher disappears. Whenever we understand what we have been taught, we become teachers. This is the essence of discipleship and the great commission, two inextricably linked responsibilities that Jesus fulfilled and calls us to fulfill.
Photo: YWCA Montreal team at Scotiabank Charity Challenge / Défi Caritatif Montreal 2015 I used to think that 13 was an unlucky number, but I changed my mind a few years ago. A brand awareness survey found that 13% of non-client respondents were likely to do business with our company because it sponsored community eventsContinue reading “How to raise funds for charity”
Feeling vulnerable, confused and anxious come with the territory of personal uncertainty, particularly in relation to life’s big questions – Who should I marry? Should I take this job? Where should I live? Why am I here? What’s my life’s purpose? We only find the answers when we find our truth. Our truth isContinue reading “3 Lessons from Learning to Listen to God”
In an earlier post, I observed that the church’s mission goes beyond our preferences and perceptions of how, where and who to serve. The church’s mission is rooted in Jesus’ command in the great commission defined in Matthew 28 v 19 – 20 to teach others about who God is and what it means to followContinue reading “Prayers of a man in prison”
A few years ago, my parents had just returned home from church on Easter Sunday. They were met at their gate by two people who were going door to door, and in their words, “making disciples, teaching others to observe all that Jesus commanded in the great commission.” My father pointed out that his wasContinue reading “When God sends you to the dogs and pigs”