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”
It’s not everyday that a Christian gets excited to spend time with his Lord and Savior. Most days, it’s a warfare. Temptations are thrown in by the enemy and sometimes pride (self-centeredness, self-dependence, self-absorption) and worries of this life kick in. Yesterday was one of those days. I was struggling to find quietness with God… Continue reading Sometimes The Best Prayer Starts With “Lord, I’m Not Okay.”
I facilitated a class of graduating students few Saturdays ago in De La Salle University (DLSU). I was given two weeks to prepare for this class. But I roughly had a day of preparation because I was swamped by other things. This facilitation is part of an on-going assessment of me for a part-time role… Continue reading When A Student Gets Emotional Because of the Question, “How Are You?”
One of the most frequent questions I get from Christians who happen to be student-athletes and/or graduating students goes something like this: “Ate, gusto ko naman talaga din mag-disciple like Jesus pero nalulunod napo ako sa acads at training." (“I actually want to disciple like Jesus but I am already sinking from my acads and… Continue reading Is It Still Possible To Honor God Make Disciples Even If I’m A Stressed-out Student-Athlete or Graduating Student?
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