” If you don’t have a teacher you can’t have a disciple. “


” Reality is what you can count on. “


” What you present as the gospel will determine what you present as discipleship. If you present as the gospel what is essentially a theory of the atonement, and you say, ‘If you accept this theory of the atonement, your sins are forgiven, and when you die you will be received into heaven,’ there is no basis for discipleship. “


” So many people would like to have guidance from God because obviously, if you have a word from God, it’s the best possible thing. But they don’t relate that to life as a whole. Often they want guidance as a way of opting out of the responsibility of making decisions. “


” If you have a group of people come together around a vision for real discipleship, people who are committed to grow, committed to change, committed to learn, then a spiritual assessment tool can work. “


” Spiritual formation is character formation. Everyone gets a spiritual formation. It’s like education. Everyone gets an education, it’s just a matter of which one you get. “


” Discipleship’ as a term has lost its content, and this is one reason why it has been moved aside. I’ve tried to redeem the idea of discipleship, and I think it can be done, you have to get it out of the contemporary mode. “


” What sometimes goes on in all sorts of Christian institutions is not formation of people in the character of Christ, it’s teaching of outward conformity. You don’t get in trouble for not having the character of Christ, but you do if you don’t obey the laws. “



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Reality is what you can count on.


What you present as the gospel will determine what you present as discipleship. If you present as the gospel what is essentially a theory of the atonement, and you say,
So many people would like to have guidance from God because obviously, if you have a word from God, it
If you have a group of people come together around a vision for real discipleship, people who are committed to grow, committed to change, committed to learn, then a spiritual assessment tool can work.
Spiritual formation is character formation. Everyone gets a spiritual formation. It
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What sometimes goes on in all sorts of Christian institutions is not formation of people in the character of Christ, it
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