Through my study of the book of Ecclesiastes, the LORD reminded me of fundamental truths that have shaped my view of daily life, ministry, personal growth, and success. In this set of post I will tell you all about it.
FlightPath We can be so engaged with our methodology to make disciples, that we may be blind to the deepest source of delight and fulfillment on this earth: the presence and the work of the Triune God of the Universe.
Why do I insist in blogging? Why do I attempt to write in a language that is not mine? I am terrible at it! Even in my native tongue, I am the worst writer you could find. And yet, I continue with this endeavor. Let me tell you the reason and purpose of it.
FlightPath Often forgotten when making plans and establishing strategies for disciple-making, prayer is not only a “tool” for us, but also our place of refuge, rest, and intimacy. In Kingdom Prayer we also enjoy the opportunity to see how much His work is advancing within.
We enjoy His Beauty when we apply the gifts He has given us, when we pursue the passions He has put in our hearts. Unfortunately, because of our own sin, with this pursuit we can also feed our idolatry. Let’s talk about how to avoid that.
FlightPath How long would you wait to see the Triune God of Scripture and History working among those whom you are serving? The answer to this question can reveal the real intentions of our hear, and it can be an useful tool in our own Spiritual Transformation. Ask it frequently.
FlightPath What our desire for quality and a flawless offer to the world says about what we really treasure, and how it can expose our idolatry.
FlightPath The always elusive state of spiritual health could be misinterpreted while we strive to make disciples, at home or around the world. That “everything is going well” may not be the best way to determine how well things are actually going. I’m going to invite you to consider a few other indicators of health …
FlightPath We can pursue disciple-making for many reasons that are not in line with Him. Making disciples among the nations can play into our own idolatry, feeding on our abilities, on our cultural preferences. How could we know if that is the case or not in our journey? Take a close look at the status …
FlighPath It’s not going to happen as often as we would like it, but the lack of gratefulness toward us may expose in more detail the depth of His work in our own heart. Be encourage, Christian! The LORD Himself is your reward.