Tag Archives: discipleship

  1. You might be a racist…

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    July 7, 2016 by cbbeard

    Please Note: This post was written before the tragedies of Dallas unfolded.  For my continued thoughts in light of that …
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  2. Fear and Forward Progress in Spiritual Formation or: “I went to sleep a kindergartner and woke up a PhD student.”

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    December 3, 2014 by cbbeard

    This morning I woke up and realized I am a PhD student. Not just an “accepted to the program” PhD …
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  3. A New (Old) Vision for Spiritual Formation

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    March 22, 2014 by cbbeard

    So what now?  What do you do when you realize that the road you are on doesn’t lead to your …
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  4. A crucial exercise for our church…(and for your church too!)

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    March 19, 2014 by cbbeard

    A few months ago, the leadership team of the church I serve participated in an exercise that was convicting and …
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  5. Consumerism is ruining Christmas! (And it might be ruining your church too.)

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    December 5, 2013 by cbbeard

    “Christmas has become too commercialized!”  You’ve probably heard that before; chances are you’ve said that before.  There is something disturbing …
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  6. Missional Ethic – Part 3

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    June 18, 2013 by cbbeard

    Every parent seems to want to have “good” kids.  If we have offspring that obey without talking back, respect their …
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  7. Five Reasons I’m Excited Our Church Campus is Shrinking

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    May 8, 2013 by cbbeard

    Tomorrow our usable building space on our church campus will shrink.  The portable building we’ve used for offices, meetings, workspace, …
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