What does it take to begin a relationship with God? Do you need to devote yourself to unselfish religious deeds? Must you become a better person so that God will accept you? Learn how you can know God personally.
When I started spiritually building into the lives of others, I easily played the truth card first. Got a problem? “Here’s your deep-seated issue.” You don’t see a problem? “Let me tell you your problem!”
Even working as a writer for a Christian organization, Rebecca found it hard to reconcile the God she saw who was angry in the Old Testament with the loving Jesus in the New. Until a new resource helped her see the Bible as one big story.
For a long time, Rebecca Kelsall (formerly Rebecca Gonzales) wondered why some of the things she treasured looked different than the joys of most of her Christian friends. It was years before God helped her realize that, because she was Hispanic/Latino, her values looked different than the majority culture’s, but they delighted and reflected her Father God all the same.
Two Cru staff members share their advice on discipleship, a commonly used term yet vaguely understood subject. Discipleship is walking alongside someone; challenging them to study and live out the Bible in their life, and to influence others with the gospel.