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18 05, 2017

Keeping the Main Thing, “The Main Thing”

By |2019-06-11T07:29:47-05:00May 18th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Once years ago when I served in the campus ministry at Middle Tennessee State University, our student leaders decided on printing T-Shirts that read, "The Main Thing is to Keep the Main Thing Right: Jesus is the Main Thing." They knew the difficulty of living for Jesus on a distraction-filled university campus and decided to [...]

18 04, 2017

And now, the rest of the story…

By |2019-06-11T07:38:42-05:00April 18th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

I was a Paul Harvey fan. His "The Rest of the Story" radio broadcast never failed to grab my interest and inspire me. I'm borrowing his catch-phrase to bring you the following true account of disciple making that has its own twist. First, a little background. The story highlighted below started with Milton Jones. Milton [...]

6 04, 2017

Making Disciples Two by Two

By |2019-06-11T19:10:05-05:00April 6th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

by Ginny Pearcy & Leslie Bogle "Jesus began to send them out two by two." Mark 6:7 Ginny and Leslie have been involved with Timothy Network for over four years. Working as a team, they are now discipling other women.. The following is their personal story of how it all came together and how it's [...]

22 03, 2017

Weapons for the Battle… Use Them!

By |2019-06-11T19:15:32-05:00March 22nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

by Ray Singer Ray Singer is one of the busiest people I know. He typically boards an airplane on Monday mornings and returns to Tennessee late on Fridays. He's married to a busy person, too (his wife, Pam, is a physician). Despite a hectic schedule, Ray realized a crisis in his life and sought out an [...]

2 03, 2017

“The Tragic Cost of Non-Discipleship”

By |2019-06-11T19:18:01-05:00March 2nd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Will you give two minutes to consider what "casual Christianity" is doing to both the church and the world? Please - just two minutes of your time. It's that important. In this short video statement, David Platt highlights an issue that strikes at the soul and mission of the church. We're all part of [...]

10 02, 2017

“Persons of Peace” are Bridges into Communities

By |2019-06-11T19:21:46-05:00February 10th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Tom Virtue writes, “In Luke 10:5-7 Jesus introduced the idea of a ‘person of peace.’ These people of peace would be the residents who welcomed the travelers to their homes and extended hospitality for the entirety of their stay in that town. If there was a 'peace' between the visitors and the person of peace, [...]

18 01, 2017

Christian or Disciple?

By |2019-06-11T19:27:14-05:00January 18th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Disciple = Active Learner -> Follower -> Example -> Reproducer Are you a "Christian" or a "disciple"? It's not a trick question; the terms refer to one and the same thing. As the book of Acts puts it, "The disciples [of Jesus] were first called "Christians" at Antioch." (Acts 11:26) Understanding the call of discipleship [...]

14 12, 2016

Fanning the Flame in 2016

By |2019-06-11T19:29:28-05:00December 14th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Jesus was an “igniter.” He came to spark a radical change of heart and transformed living. His was the revolutionary message of the Kingdom of God! The Timothy Network embodies a vision for following through on the God-given mission of disciple making. It’s our goal to spread fires of disciple making in the 21st century. [...]

30 11, 2016

Steve Gardner: The Kingdom of God

By |2017-08-05T21:58:36-05:00November 30th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

I met Steve Gardner when he was a student at Middle Tennessee State University during the early 1990's. Even as an eighteen year old college freshman he had a strong desire to know the Lord in a deeper way.  Steve and I have reconnected in recent years, and the hunger that I first saw in him long [...]

7 12, 2015

The Biggest Mistake in Disciple Making by Caesar Kalinkowski

By |2017-08-05T22:00:11-05:00December 7th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

What if someone suggested you go out and start building nice furniture without first equipping you to be a furniture maker? And what if the person suggesting you do this had never been trained either? Someone told them they ought to be furniture makers so they just started sawing and hammering with no real idea [...]