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 [...]

18 05, 2017

Keeping the Main Thing, “The Main Thing”

By | 2019-06-11T07:29:47+00:00 May 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+00:00 April 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+00:00 April 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+00:00 March 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+00:00 March 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+00:00 February 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+00:00 January 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 [...]