21 09, 2023

Never Give Up!

By |2023-09-21T19:15:50-05:00September 21st, 2023|Blog|0 Comments

Our LORD once made a bold statement that should help us stay the course. He promised "the gates of hell will never prevail" against his church. (Matt. 16:18) That's an invigorating battle call! The war will range long and hard, but Christ and his church (us) will overcome the powers of darkness. Pictured to the [...]

19 07, 2023

Faces of The Timothy Network

By |2023-07-26T21:34:42-05:00July 19th, 2023|Blog|0 Comments

Jesus once reminded his disciples, The fields are white unto harvest! In other words, open your eyes; disciple making opportunities are everywhere! All kinds of people need Jesus - men and women who are our responsibility to disciple. We just have to be intentional and prayerful in noticing them. Here are four examples of local [...]

21 06, 2023

Disciple Making Shouldn’t Be a “One Shot” Endeavor -Tracey Patterson, Women’s Circle Leader

By |2023-06-21T20:34:44-05:00June 21st, 2023|Blog|0 Comments

The basics of disciple making don't require constant reinvention, but they do need our continued attention for staying on point with the mission. Our simple methods of helping people follow Jesus are patterned after the way he did it, i.e. one patient, unhurried conversation and relationship at a time. Jesus preached to masses but did [...]

25 05, 2023

Brooke Helton Joins The Timothy Network as Apprentice-in-Training

By |2023-05-29T17:32:11-05:00May 25th, 2023|Blog|0 Comments

Meet Brooke Helton, the "miracle woman." Her miracle is another story.  For now, it's enough to say she survived a recent health scare, the outcome of which baffled her medical doctors. By the grace of God Brooke is quite well and ready to start training as a disciple making leader among women. Brooke recently graduated from [...]

17 04, 2023

Discipleship and the Search for God’s Simple Grace

By |2023-04-17T17:30:10-05:00April 17th, 2023|Blog|0 Comments

I met Josh and Amber Schwartz two years ago. The Schwartzes and ten others from Shelbyville particpated in "Lighthouses," our six week training in hospitality evangelism. They join a team of about 15 other Timothy Networkers in Beford County. Josh recruited three leaders from his home congregation, the Southside church of Christ in Shelbyville, to participate in one [...]

16 03, 2023

On Being Transformed into the Image of Jesus

By |2023-03-16T15:33:10-05:00March 16th, 2023|Blog|0 Comments

Jill Spry Circle Leader * Timothy Network in Cannon County It was a surprise phone call that turned into a big blessing for The Timothy Network. Not only would the voice on the other end enter a discipling relationship with us, she has gone on to become one of the most active members of our [...]

24 02, 2023

Touching Lives for Jesus Behind the Scenes

By |2023-02-24T16:53:00-06:00February 24th, 2023|Blog|0 Comments

"I don't know how to find people to disciple." I hear Christians say this all the time, and I've felt the frustration, too. Maybe it's a problem of overlooking less obvious opportunities. Barry Edwards preaching in 2019, "God will offend your mind to win your heart!" Meet Barney and Angela. They're willing to [...]

10 01, 2023

God’s Kintsugi: Beauty in Brokenness (Making disciples in the midst of it!)

By |2023-01-10T16:00:26-06:00January 10th, 2023|Blog|0 Comments

Rob Cowles and Mike Roberts have written a book detailing their experiences in planting a church in a rundown and crime infested area of Fort Collins, Colorado. The church meets in a building that accommodated a strip club before they purchased the property. Many of the church's members are former addicts, drug dealers, and prostitutes. [...]

12 12, 2022

Laura: On Being Healed by God’s Love

By |2022-12-12T16:37:28-06:00December 12th, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

Mike Stroud Jesus raised the dead, healed the blind, deaf, mute, and lepers. He drove out demonsand cured paralytics. His greatest display of healing power came in taking away the destructive power of sin, however. Jesus went out of his way to mingle with and show forgiveness to people marginalized by society - adulterers, tax [...]

29 11, 2022

Proper Rest

By |2022-11-29T16:01:51-06:00November 29th, 2022|Blog|0 Comments

 Christ-followers must start from a place of rest, not an attitude of earning.   Come to me, all you who are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for [...]