Posts Categorized: Discipleship

TLC: Think Like a Christian

Seeking transformation through the renewal of our minds When to leave a churchSpiritual health, church decisions, and asking the right questions by Jeffrey A. Schooley I love Chipotle. I love everything about it. When the CDC cleared it of any E. Coli outbreaks recently, I was overjoyed—excessively overjoyed. I mean, it almost made my pastoral… Read more »

TLC: Think Like a Christian

Seeking transformation through the renewal of our minds ‘We’ve always done it that way’An ode to ruling elders and what’s really going on when a church member resists change by Jeffrey A. Schooley As a relatively new pastor, I’ve heard the phrase “We’ve always done it that way” enough times to drown in it. No… Read more »

TLC: Think Like a Christian

Seeking transformation through the renewal of our minds   Churches, stop counting your members!A scary story about the Fear-monster in your church’s basement by Jeffrey A. Schooley Since it is Halloween time, I want to tell you a scary story about “Fear-monster.” Fear-monster lives in the basement of your church. He lurks there, consuming the… Read more »

TLC: Think Like a Christian

Seeking transformation through the renewal of our minds   Lessons in adoption How pet ownership is good training in discipleship by Jeffrey A. Schooley We Christians sometimes forget something: we are adopted. All of us. We have been redeemed and adopted by God through the atoning sacrifice of Jesus Christ. Yes, yes, you say, but… Read more »