WALK IN THE LIGHT

WALK IN THE LIGHT

The following is contributed by Jerry a B4T coach. A favorite verse I often repeat out loud was given by an angel to Joseph: “You shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins” (Matthew 1:21). This promise always breathes faith into me. But...
ON BEING A DISCIPLE

ON BEING A DISCIPLE

Part 1 of a series of 5 posts on being a disciple. Thanks to Jim Petersen for many of these ideas in this series of blogs, and to Mike Kotecki who originally discipled me. In Matthew 9, we read that Jesus was traveling and teaching around Galilee. One day He stopped...
ARE YOU A WISE MAN?

ARE YOU A WISE MAN?

We actually know little from Matthew about these men, but speculation is rampant about their names, homeland, how many of them there actually were. The three (perhaps) Magi who traveled (possibly) 1,000 miles, for (likely) many weeks, on a quest to meet the “King of...

MENTORS ARE A MUST!

Imagine a coach trying to develop a world class soccer (football) team.  Where would he invest most of his time—in the classroom or on the playing field?  Would he have his team studying books about the soccer techniques of Pele?  No!  He would...

DEVELOPMENT OR TRAINING?

Training.  With Jesus as our model, we walk away from a structured approach to training. Jesus dealt with people, including His disciples, as individuals. He had no cookie cutter approach to discipleship. There were no programs. No one was sent off to Bible...

THE VALUE OF COACHING

The following is written by one of our coaches. At 60 years of age, he and his wife moved to the Middle East where he coaches B4T businesses around the Arab world.  Twenty-Four hours ago there was a bombing, the city my wife and I currently call home, as well as...