Tag: Discipleship


Hospitality and Discipleship

Read: Acts 18:18-28 When Priscilla and Aquila heard him, they took him aside and explained to him the way of God more accurately. (v. 26) Henry Wadsworth Longfellow once wrote, “A

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Ongoing Education for Iranian Christians

Words of Hope’s Persian discipleship classes exist to give Iranian believers a safe space to grow in their faith alongside other Christians. The conferences also provide training for lay pastors.


Advertising Bibles

Words of Hope’s Turkish director has recently begun partnering with a ministry called the Bible Correspondence Course. This ministry advertises free Bibles and Bible study materials in local newspapers.


Not a List

Read: Colossians 4:7-18 Tychicus will tell you all about my activities. (v. 7) Fred Craddock once preached a sermon titled “When the Roll Is Called Down Here” on Romans 16.


Seasoned Speech

Read: Colossians 4:2-6 Let your speech always be gracious. (v. 6) “Just two final things before I sign off,” Paul said. “First, keep praying for us so that we can


No Partiality

Read: Colossians 3:23–4:1 For the wrongdoer will be paid back for the wrong he has done, and there is no partiality. (v. 25) We pondered yesterday how to make sense


House Rules

Read: Colossians 3:18-24 You are serving the Lord Christ. (v. 24) Yesterday we noted Paul’s claim that Christian living involves everything. Next Paul said that this most certainly includes what



Read: Colossians 3:12-17 And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. (v. 17)


Richly Dwelling

Read: Colossians 3:15-16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly. (v. 16) The Gospel of John tells us that Jesus was originally “the Word” who had been with