Bonhoeffer: The Command ‘Follow Me’ Is Not Complicated

I was thumbing through Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s The Cost of Discipleship again a couple of weeks ago. In Chapter 2: The Call of Discipleship, I came across an enlightening few paragraphs on the call of Levi the tax collector: “And as he passed by he saw Levi, the son of Alphaeus, sitting at the place of toll, andContinue reading “Bonhoeffer: The Command ‘Follow Me’ Is Not Complicated”

Part 1: Cheap Grace

I have really enjoyed learning from and reading Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and if you have been following my blog any length of time, I apologize for all of the recent posts from his works.  And…I know what I am about to do runs directly contrary to what I wrote in Retweets, Reposts, and Links: Gimme Something Original,Continue reading “Part 1: Cheap Grace”

Getting Knocked Out by a German Youth Pastor

(photo credit) Have you ever been dissatisfied with your church?  Have you, pastor, ever wished your church was more…awesome?  Are you astounded by how far your church falls short in the “obeying the Bible” category?  Do members of your congregation let you down–over and over and over again? Meet Dietrich Bonhoeffer.  He’s about to takeContinue reading “Getting Knocked Out by a German Youth Pastor”