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21 01, 2019

The Plague of Immaturity: Christians Stuck in the Nursery

By | 2019-06-09T20:15:57+00:00 January 21st, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Note: What follows was not written as a holier-than-thou diatribe but to instead highlight a dilemma within North American Christianity. Author Greg Ogden calls the problem "a discipleship malaise." Take inventory as you read, but consider the point as encouragement to become a pro-active disciple of Jesus - not as a beat down. "The greatest [...]

31 10, 2018

A Fearless Thank You!

By | 2019-06-10T18:07:59+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Fall Benefit 2018 was held earlier this month at Stones River Country Club. This year's theme, "Fearless!" was based on Paul's reminder that disciples of Jesus "have not been given a spirit of fear, but of power." II Timothy 1:7 Effective, reproducible disciple making requires courage and endurance. We also need the daily awareness [...]

13 08, 2018

A Perfect Mission for Imperfect Disciple Makers

By | 2019-06-10T18:15:26+00:00 August 13th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

by Gracie McKeand The Timothy Network becomes a "teenager" this month (founded August 2005). Our work would not have survived these first thirteen years without the provision of God and people like the young mother pictured above. Gracie McKeand, and her husband Jeff, were among the first people stepping forward to participate in and support [...]

14 05, 2018

Good Results vs God’s Results

By | 2019-06-10T18:20:15+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

by Mo Obayomi Meet my friend, Mo. He was born in Nigeria but moved with his family to New York City as a teen. After experiencing years of crippling asthma and nearly dying from a severe attack of the condition, Mo recounts how God "suddenly and completely" healed him. The experience totally changed and redirected [...]

16 04, 2018

Life-on-Life and One at a Time

By | 2019-06-11T07:14:50+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Forty members of the Philo Road church in Champaign-Urbana attended Timothy Network's first equipping seminar outside the state of Tennessee. The event was held in January. In keeping with the "Ignite Initiative" launched in 2016, it's our dream to kindle fires of disciple making far and wide. One means of accomplishing this will be [...]

27 02, 2018

Testimonial: Being Discipled and Paying it Forward

By | 2019-06-11T07:17:18+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

by Elyssa Garcia Almost two years ago my husband and I moved to Rockvale, TN. I am a step-mother of five children and have custody of our niece (age 11). At the time of our move we also had custody of her sister (10 months) and brother (21 months). I was staying home with the [...]

30 12, 2017

Life on Life Disciple Making in 2017

By | 2019-06-11T07:36:13+00:00 December 30th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

“Life” in the Kingdom of God means a whole lot more than a beating pulse and an animated body. Life, as Jesus defined it, refers to an "abundant" quality of living both now and eternally. It's filled with knowing and experiencing God. It’s about belonging, community, love, joy, serving others, and a peace that [...]