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A Quick Summary

The ability to summarize helps us train and teach others because it is essentially the act of teaching ourselves. It only makes sense; put a complex concept in simple terms and it will be more accessible to me as well as others.

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Label the Bones

For those who want to make disciples, labeling the bones is an expression of that foundational instructional skill we call synthesis, which allows us to move the concepts of Scripture into the hearts of people and the contexts they understand.

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The Fighter Verses App: A Powerful Tool for Memorization

Scripture tells the truth, and memorizing it can be a means for us to recall this truth amidst the lies we hear and tell ourselves.

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Why Competency isn’t Enough

What images come to your mind when you hear the word “training?” An athletic setting? A corporate on-ramp? A server shadowing another at a restaurant?

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Another Day, Another Drip: Enduring Challenges Produce Endurance

The drip, drip of problems never stop despite wrenching the nut tighter. Yet followers of Jesus can be calm in their hearts because of the peace of God which He gives to those He is transforming day by day.

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The Goodness of Work

Work is good. Let that sink in for just a moment. Yes, there are angry customers. Yes, there are mechanical breakdowns. Yes, there are miscommunications, unjust promotions, and blowout diapers. But work is good.

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The Difficulty of Work

The toil of work is an important biblical concept God establishes here, very early in the Scriptures. God probably never meant for work to be easy, but now it’s genuinely tough, and even under the curse of God.

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The Nature of Work

Anytime we are exerting ourselves to manage God’s creation—whether that’s creating Excel spreadsheets, hauling wood, or changing diapers—we are working.

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An Introduction to the Faith and Work Movement

Christians should live all of their lives in a manner pleasing to God, not just offering Him their explicitly spiritual activities. Our trouble seems to be in figuring out how this works.

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Disciple-Making Motivation

When you think about pursuing the disciple-making process, what gets you motivated? What drives you to want to share the good news and introduce people to Christ? Or, another way to think about it: in moments of discouragement, how do you keep going?

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