Our September 2018 Prayer Letter

Dear Friends, Retreat in Trieb Sixteen of us gathered for six days in the ancestral home of the Benecke family in Oberfranken (northern Bavaria) for a retreat on discipleship, and the fruit of discipleship—the formation of Christlikeness in the inner life. Our days...

Characteristics of A Work of God

Printable PDF 1. Insignificant beginnings.  Acts 1:12-15 Jesus had ascended into heaven. Now what? The Christian community numbered only around 120 people. The external environment was filled with danger.  There was the power of Rome and the hostility of Jewish...

How Do I Receive A New Kind of Life in Christ Now?

I don’t “do” it. God “does” it. But I must “choose” it—daily. Jesus: Everyone who practices sin is a slave of sin. John 8:34b Paul: If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. 2 Corinthians 5:17a 1.  Repentance: I acknowledge my sin, and choose to re-direct my life...

September 17 and 23 in Arizona

RSVP for Sept 17 If you can join us on Sept 17, please take a minute to RSVP (includes lunch)   No RSVP needed for Sept 23 SEPTEMBER 17: CAMELBACK BIBLE CHURCH 3900 E STANFORD DR PARADISE VALLEY, AZ SEPTEMBER 23: CHRIST CHURCH ANGLICAN 5811 N 20TH STREET PHOENIX,...

Chapter 22: Honor Your Father and Mother

Maturing Toward Wholeness in the Inner Life CHAPTER 22 Honor Your Father and Mother: Learning God’s Way in Relating to Authority Learning to honor my father and mother is crucial to my personal development. My heavenly Father chose my parents, and I must be able...