Discipleship, Reviews

Five Takeaways from “Down To Earth Discipling”

I recently finished Scott Morton’s “Down To Earth Discipling”, a book published by the NavPress. What made me pick this from the bookstore is its (very!) relatable preface. Related link: “Seasoned staff member Scott Morton shares the beginnings of The Navigators movement” The book is basically a relevant reference on biblical discipling. It has 13… Continue reading Five Takeaways from “Down To Earth Discipling”

Blog, Discipleship

Caught, Not Taught

I was never told to bring out a pen and a paper and then take down notes from the sermons in our church; I just saw it being consistently done by my discipler. No one was doing it in our church before. Everyone would just listen to our pastor and wait until the concluding or… Continue reading Caught, Not Taught

Reviews

Sex and Porn Addiction: A Hidden Epidemic in Every Church

Beyond Accountability: The Life-changing Power of Authentic Friendship by Nate Larkin was recommended to me by a dear friend a few days ago. She shared to me what the book is generally about: a story of a pastor who was secretly a sex and porn addict as well, and how he masked such addiction with two… Continue reading Sex and Porn Addiction: A Hidden Epidemic in Every Church

Discipleship, Reviews

A Drowning Man Cannot Be Saved Until He Ceases to Save Himself

My heart has been enriched recently by the assurance of God’s sovereignty in my life hence the realization (yet again) of how useless my attempts are to serve/please Him according to my flesh. First, let me recommend a book: Watchman Nee’s The Normal Christian Life. If you are craving for a Bible-soaked classic with spiritually-refreshing… Continue reading A Drowning Man Cannot Be Saved Until He Ceases to Save Himself

Featured, Reviews

Book Review: When A Good God Allows Rape

Have you experienced an unfavorable, hurtful, and faith-rattling circumstance in your life? A circumstance so hurtful that it left you anxious, desperate, frustrated and disappointed? If so, you would most likely appreciate the book entitled "When a Good God allows Rape", written by Ms. Joy Tan-Chi Mendoza. I was introduced to this book through Ms. Joy's personal blog.  Ms. Joy,… Continue reading Book Review: When A Good God Allows Rape