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 and progress. #hispanic #culture #diversity #discipleship #how
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To enjoy His Beauty by giving ourselves away is demanding, and we can grow tired of doing so, specially if we strive to also imitate His generosity. Here you have two reasons to be intentional and to press on under the demanding circumstances of cultural diversity.
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How prayer has become a source of delight, as I strive to follow Him in humility, and an unexpected answer to my confessions.
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Discipleship is a constant pursuit – we will never be perfectly done on this side of glory. However, we must be alert to the changes His Beauty is bringing to our own heart, and the heart of those we are serving. Here are some of the changes He has brought to the source of my delight.
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Making disciples in a culturally diverse setting (e.g. Hispanic Americans) can be very confusing, and by its very nature, this environment is rich in possibilities for misunderstandings. Then, this beg the question, Is it possible to know – for sure – that we are following Christ Jesus in humility and experiencing a meaningful Spiritual Transformation? The answer is yes. You only need to look at two very particular things buried deep down in your heart.
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Is the grace God has extended to us a reason to feel obligated to bless others? Do we, the Church, have a responsibility to reflect His creativity and redemption for others to see? How can we pursue our passions in a way that honors the Triune God of Scripture, blesses others and allows us to grow in humility?
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