Making Disciples with Cris Rogers

Making Disciples with Cris Rogers

A discipleship podcast for beginners, doubters, confused and long term established Christians. In this podcast we talk about everything related to growing in faith but in a really simple way. We are honest with our struggles, learn from some wise people and hit some brick walls… a little bit like the original disciples. Cris Rogers is a church leader in East London and has been described as a Urban Practical Theologian. wearemakingdisciples.com

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215. Why Is My Life So Difficult? Jesus Doesn’t Seem To Help Me.
Making Disciples with Cris RogersJune 30, 2024
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215. Why Is My Life So Difficult? Jesus Doesn’t Seem To Help Me.

215. Why Is My Life So Difficult? Jesus Doesn’t Seem To Help Me. Life so often feels like it’s such hard work and then we become a Christian and wonder why it doesn’t get much easier. It often can feel like it’s getting harder. In this episode we explore this topic and ask how do we work out our fai...

214. TheTruth In True Crime with Jim Warner Wallace Part 2
Making Disciples with Cris RogersJune 23, 2024
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214. TheTruth In True Crime with Jim Warner Wallace Part 2

214. The Truth In True Crime with Jim Warner Wallace Part 2 Jim Warner Wallace is an American homicide detective and Christian apologist. Giving so much of his life to Cold Case work Jim turns his skills to Christianity. Today we talk with Jim about his new book, The Truth in True Crime. The Truth i...

213. Evidence for Christianity with Jim Warner Wallace
Making Disciples with Cris RogersJune 16, 2024
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213. Evidence for Christianity with Jim Warner Wallace

213. Evidence for Christianity with Jim Warner Wallace Jim Warner Wallace is an American homicide detective and Christian apologist. Giving so much of his life to Cold Case work Jim turns his skills to Christianity. What evidence is there for Jesus outside of the Bible? The Truth in True Crime: What...

212. How Do We Forgive Ourselves?
Making Disciples with Cris RogersJune 09, 2024
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212. How Do We Forgive Ourselves?

212. How Do We Forgive Ourselves? In this episode we explore a listeners question on "how do we forgive ourselves"? It can be so hard to let ourselves move on when we have done something stupid. Here we will explore how we might forgive ourselves as we forgive others. A Monkeys Orientation - https:/...

211. An Interview with Joy Blundell on Discipleship and the Kingdom of God
Making Disciples with Cris RogersJune 02, 2024
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211. An Interview with Joy Blundell on Discipleship and the Kingdom of God

211. An Interview with Joy Blundell on Discipleship and the Kingdom of God Welcome to Episode 211 where we chat with Joy Blundell from Alive Church in Lincoln about discipleship and the Kingdom of God. Joy is Location Pastor of Alive Lincoln North. https://www.alivechurch.org.uk/ Founder @actstrust....

210. An Interview with Matt Britton About The Gospel of Mark
Making Disciples with Cris RogersMay 26, 2024
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210. An Interview with Matt Britton About The Gospel of Mark

210. An Interview with Matt Britton About The Gospel of Mark Welcome to episode 210 featuring Matt Britton, an award-winning theatre-maker with over 25 years of experience. As the former artistic director of In Yer Face Theatre Co, Matt is renowned for staging theatre in unconventional spaces and en...

209. How Do We Go About Loving Ourselves?
Making Disciples with Cris RogersMay 19, 2024
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209. How Do We Go About Loving Ourselves?

209. How Do We Go About Loving Ourselves? Jesus calls us to love our neighbour as ourselves. If we actually loved our neighbour in the way we loved ourselves, we often would simply make enemy's of our neighbours. In this episode we explore how to love ourselves. Support the podcast with a coffee.......

208. Can Or Should Christians Have Therapy? (interview with Jo Hargreaves)
Making Disciples with Cris RogersMay 12, 2024
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208. Can Or Should Christians Have Therapy? (interview with Jo Hargreaves)

208. Can Or Should Christians Have Therapy? This Episode is an interview with Jo Hargreaves @the.Faith.Filled.Therapist. In it we talk about faith, mental and emotional well being and if Christians should be opening themselves up to therapy. https://johargreavestherapy.com Instagram- @the.Faith.Fill...

207. Seven Ways To Overcome Envy
Making Disciples with Cris RogersMay 05, 2024
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207. Seven Ways To Overcome Envy

Seven Ways To Overcome Envy What do we do when we find ourselves envious of others? Especially people we love and care for. In this episode, we look at 7 Biblical antidotes to envy. Support the podcast with a coffee.... https://www.buymeacoffee.com/crisrogers To get a copy of The Bible Book By Book ...

206. How To Recover From Spiritual Attack.
Making Disciples with Cris RogersApril 28, 2024
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206. How To Recover From Spiritual Attack.

206. How To Recover From Spiritual Attack. In today's episode we explore the question of "How to recover from a season of spiritual attack". Here are 6 ways to heal your spiritual warfare wounds:1. Find healing in His presence
Psalm 73:28 "But as for me, it is good to be near God. I have made the So...

205. How Do I Become A More Generous Christian.
Making Disciples with Cris RogersApril 21, 2024
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205. How Do I Become A More Generous Christian.

205. How Do I Become A More Generous Christian. In today's episode we explore the question of generosity. What can we do to become more generous. Support the podcast with a coffee.... https://www.buymeacoffee.com/crisrogers To get a copy of The Bible Book By Book head here...
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204. Can we find Jesus in the Old Testament?
Making Disciples with Cris RogersApril 14, 2024
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204. Can we find Jesus in the Old Testament?

204. Can we find Jesus in the Old Testament? Are we able to find Jesus in the OT? The answer is yes through metaphors, images, story archetype and 'Allusion". The OT points to Jesus throughout each book. In this episode we see how and why. Don't forget to subscribe to the podcast for new episodes. S...

203. Is the Bible Out of Date?
Making Disciples with Cris RogersMarch 17, 2024
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203. Is the Bible Out of Date?

203. Is the Bible Out of Date? Why should we follow the Bible if it has contradictions and horrible texts within it? Is there a way of us understanding it better so we don't misunderstand what its saying? In this episode we look at how we handle the Bible not as a rule book but as a story of Gods ac...

202. How Do We understand Gods Character And Nature
Making Disciples with Cris RogersMarch 10, 2024
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202. How Do We understand Gods Character And Nature

202. How Do We understand Gods Character And Nature In this weeks episode we aim to answer the following question and see why its important for us.“Dear Making Disciples, I hear lots of long words describing God and his nature but they make no sense to me. Can you help me to understand terms like Om...

201. Interview with Adrian Semerene On The Topic Of Humility
Making Disciples with Cris RogersMarch 03, 2024
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201. Interview with Adrian Semerene On The Topic Of Humility

201. Interview with Adrian Semerene On The Topic Of Humility This episode is an interview with Adrian Semerene of Gamlingay Baptist Church. What does humility actually look like in our lives? @asemerene on InstagramGamlingay Baptist Church - www.gbchurch.org.uk Support the podcast with a coffee.... ...

200. This Is A WAW Episode - How Creation Backs Up Scripture
Making Disciples with Cris RogersFebruary 25, 2024
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200. This Is A WAW Episode - How Creation Backs Up Scripture

200. This Is A WAW Episode - How Creation Backs Up Scripture In this episode we look at two ways creation backs up what the Bible says about Sabbath and the blood of the Lamb. Support the podcast with a coffee.... https://www.buymeacoffee.com/crisrogers To get a copy of The Bible Book By Book head h...

199. How Does Jesus' Death Even Mean I am Saved? What is The Equation?
Making Disciples with Cris RogersFebruary 18, 2024
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199. How Does Jesus' Death Even Mean I am Saved? What is The Equation?

199. How Does Jesus' Death Even Mean I am Saved? What is The Equation? One final episode on Salvation. This time we look at what's the 'equation' for salvation. How does this all add up, how does it work and why? Support the podcast with a coffee.... https://www.buymeacoffee.com/crisrogers To get a ...

198. What is Salvation?
Making Disciples with Cris RogersFebruary 11, 2024
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198. What is Salvation?

198. What is Salvation? A podcast episode listener asked the question we will explore today, “What is Salvation". We will look at how we can understand it, why its needed, historically what we have believed and what are the fruits of it for us today. Support the podcast with a coffee.... https://www...

197. How Can I Know That I Am Saved?
Making Disciples with Cris RogersFebruary 04, 2024
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197. How Can I Know That I Am Saved?

197. How Can I Know That I Am Saved? A podcast listener asked the question we will explore today, “How can I know that I am saved". This is a great questions and one that many of us will ask ourselves. In this episode we look at our Assurance of faith and the evidence of genuine faith. Support the p...

196. Can We Lose Our Salvation?
Making Disciples with Cris RogersJanuary 28, 2024
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196. Can We Lose Our Salvation?

196. Can We Lose Our Salvation? A podcast listener asked the question we will explore today, “What happens when a Christian sins? Does it mean God no longer loves them or that they have lost their salvation? We will talk about ways of approaching this topic as well as how do we repent and become mor...

195. How To Reconstruct Faith After Doubt Or Loss Of Faith.
Making Disciples with Cris RogersJanuary 21, 2024
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195. How To Reconstruct Faith After Doubt Or Loss Of Faith.

195. How To Reconstruct Faith After Doubt Or Loss Of Faith. In this episode we look at how we go about rebuilding out faith when we have has a serious season of doubt or lost faith. In this episode we talk about how to rebuild your spiritual foundations, make sure to seek out healthy community and r...

194. Interview With Marie Aitken From Alpha UK On Sharing Our Faith.
Making Disciples with Cris RogersJanuary 14, 2024
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194. Interview With Marie Aitken From Alpha UK On Sharing Our Faith.

194. Interview With Marie Aitken From Alpha UK On Sharing Our Faith. Marie Aitken is head of England at Alpha UK, a wife and mum of two. In this interview we talk about sharing our faith, why its important how we can go about doing it. Oh and yes.... we talk a little about Alpha. You can read more a...

194. Interview With Marie Aitken From Alpha UK On Sharing Our Faith.
Making Disciples with Cris RogersJanuary 14, 2024
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194. Interview With Marie Aitken From Alpha UK On Sharing Our Faith.

194. Interview With Marie Aitken From Alpha UK On Sharing Our Faith. Marie Aitken is head of England at Alpha UK, a wife and mum of two. In this interview we talk about sharing our faith, why its important how we can go about doing it. Oh and yes.... we talk a little about Alpha. You can read more a...

193. Do you want to be less stagnant, less lonely, less bitter and more confident in your faith in 2024?
Making Disciples with Cris RogersJanuary 07, 2024
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193. Do you want to be less stagnant, less lonely, less bitter and more confident in your faith in 2024?

193. Do you want to be less stagnant, less lonely, less bitter and more confident in your faith in 2024? In this episode we look at some research on the impact of reading the Bible 4 or more times a week on our lives. Support the podcast with a coffee.... https://www.buymeacoffee.com/crisrogers To g...

192. How To Make The Bible The Foundation Of All Your Decisions.
Making Disciples with Cris RogersNovember 26, 2023
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192. How To Make The Bible The Foundation Of All Your Decisions.

192. How To Make The Bible The Foundation Of All Your Decisions. There is a massive danger that Christians are not allowing the Bible to form their views and their understandings. If we only let the Bible become something we dip into, it will never have the power or authority in our lives, and then ...

191. An episode about Deconstruction of the Christian Faith.
Making Disciples with Cris RogersNovember 19, 2023
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191. An episode about Deconstruction of the Christian Faith.

191. An episode about Deconstruction of the Christian Faith. There has been a lot, especially in young adults, talking about deconstructing the Christian faith. Sadly many have deconstructed to the point of having nothing but rubble left. In this episode we talk about what is healthy deconstruction ...

190. The Sermon On The Mount (Dramatic Reading).
Making Disciples with Cris RogersNovember 12, 2023
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190. The Sermon On The Mount (Dramatic Reading).

190. The Sermon On The Mount (Dramatic Reading). In this episode, we hear the sermon on the mount from beginning to end. Why don’t you ask yourself…. 1. What stands out?2. What do you need to really really hear?3. What are you going to live out differently in the coming weeks? Support the podcast wi...

189. Jesus Says Have You Looked At Your Foundations? (Matt 7:24)
Making Disciples with Cris RogersNovember 05, 2023
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189. Jesus Says Have You Looked At Your Foundations? (Matt 7:24)

189. Jesus Says Have You Looked At Your Foundations? (Matt 7:24) Jesus now lands the sermon on the mount with a diagnosis of our foundations. What is it you are building your life on… truthfully! Support the podcast with a coffee.... https://www.buymeacoffee.com/crisrogers To get a copy of The Bible...

188. How To Discern False Teachers and Prophets (Matt 7:15)
Making Disciples with Cris RogersOctober 29, 2023
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188. How To Discern False Teachers and Prophets (Matt 7:15)

188. How To Discern False Teachers and Prophets (Matt 7:15) In Jesus' 3rd warning he tells us to be aware of false prophets. But how to we do that? In this episode we look at 6 things to do to discern false teachers and prophets. Support the podcast with a coffee.... https://www.buymeacoffee.com/cri...

187. Jesus Tells To Seek Out The Narrow Way (Matt 7:13)
Making Disciples with Cris RogersOctober 22, 2023
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187. Jesus Tells To Seek Out The Narrow Way (Matt 7:13)

187. Jesus Tells To Seek Out The Narrow Way (Matt 7:13) Jesus finishes the sermon the mount with 3 warnings. 1, The importance of persistence, 2, to avoid the wide road of culture and 3, be aware of false teachers. In this episode explore the narrow way of Jesus. Support the podcast with a coffee......

186. Jesus Tells Us To Knock Hard (Matt 7:7)
Making Disciples with Cris RogersOctober 15, 2023
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186. Jesus Tells Us To Knock Hard (Matt 7:7)

186. Jesus Tells Us To Knock Hard (Matt 7:7) Asking, Seeking and Knocking is at the heart of today’s passage. What does it mean to do this and how do put it into practice? Support the podcast with a coffee.... https://www.buymeacoffee.com/crisrogers To get a copy of The Bible Book By Book head here....

185. The Kingdom Of God In The Every Day, conversation with Martin Young
Making Disciples with Cris RogersOctober 08, 2023
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185. The Kingdom Of God In The Every Day, conversation with Martin Young

185. The Kingdom Of God In The Every Day, conversation with Martin Young Martin Young was senior leader of the Rising Brook Community Church in Stafford for many years. He is also a regular host and speaker at Spring Harvest as well as a number of national and international conferences. Martin is a ...

184. Jesus Warns Us Not To Throw Pearls At Pigs - An Episode On Discernment(Matt 7:6)
Making Disciples with Cris RogersOctober 01, 2023
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184. Jesus Warns Us Not To Throw Pearls At Pigs - An Episode On Discernment(Matt 7:6)

184. Jesus Warns Us Not To Throw Pearls At Pigs - An Episode On Discernment(Matt 7:6) I have to admit, throwing pearls at pigs has never been something I have felt I needed to worry about. How about you? Jesus uses this image as a way of helping us to see that we need to discern when someone is read...

183. Jesus Warns Us About Being Judgemental (Matt 7:1)
Making Disciples with Cris RogersSeptember 24, 2023
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183. Jesus Warns Us About Being Judgemental (Matt 7:1)

183. Jesus Warns Us About Being Judgemental (Matt 7:1) We are now entering our final chapter on the sermon on the mount. Here Jesus disciples us in the Godly life of not being judgemental. He teaches us the problems with being judgemental and calls us not to be hypocrites. Support the podcast with a...

182. Jesus Says Do Not Worry About Anything (Matt 6:57)
Making Disciples with Cris RogersSeptember 17, 2023
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182. Jesus Says Do Not Worry About Anything (Matt 6:57)

182. Jesus Says Do Not Worry About Anything (Matt 6:57) As we keep walking through the sermon on the mount and Jesus' teaching on the Upside Down Kingdom we get to Jesus' teaching on worry. The world is full of worry and simply telling us to not worry doesn't always help us not to worry. Here we exp...

181. Mike Pilavachi - When an influential leader fails what do we do?
Making Disciples with Cris RogersSeptember 10, 2023
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181. Mike Pilavachi - When an influential leader fails what do we do?

181. Mike Pilavachi - When an influential leader fails what do we do? This is a very difficult and live issue but one to look at from a discipleship perspective. If you are someone who has been hurt by a church leader, please please please speak to the appropriate people. If they don’t listen, tell ...

180. How To Talk About Jesus Without Looking Like An Idiot With Andy Bannister
Making Disciples with Cris RogersSeptember 02, 2023
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180. How To Talk About Jesus Without Looking Like An Idiot With Andy Bannister

180. How To Talk About Jesus Without Looking Like An Idiot With Andy Bannister Are you looking for a panic-free guide to how to have a conversation about Jesus? If yes then this interview is for you. We talk with Andy Bannister from Solas Centre for Public Christianity. https://www.solas-cpc.org/ Yo...

179. Jesus Says Have You Got Good Eyes (Matt 6:19)
Making Disciples with Cris RogersJuly 16, 2023
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179. Jesus Says Have You Got Good Eyes (Matt 6:19)

179. Jesus Says Have You Got Good Eyes (Matt 6:19) As we have seen in other episodes sometimes what Jesus says can be heard differently when we know a little more about the culture of Jesus' day. In this episode we explore our relationship with money but also what Jesus meant when he said we needed ...

178. Jesus Says Stop With Your Religious Performance (Matt 6:16)
Making Disciples with Cris RogersJuly 09, 2023
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178. Jesus Says Stop With Your Religious Performance (Matt 6:16)

178. Jesus Says Stop With Your Religious Performance (Matt 6:16) As Jesus continues to walk us through his upside down kingdom He now talks about the dangers of religious performance. Jesus introduces to the word hypocrite which ultimately came into English from the Greek word hypokrites, which mean...

177. Jesus’ Manifesto For Life In The Kingdom (Matt 6:5)
Making Disciples with Cris RogersJuly 02, 2023
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177. Jesus’ Manifesto For Life In The Kingdom (Matt 6:5)

177. Jesus' manifesto for life in the kingdom (Matt 6:5) As Jesus continues to walk us through his upside down kingdom we get to the Lords prayer which is often seen as a religious prayer to mumble. The truth is the lords prayer is a battle cry, its Jesus' manifesto for life in the kingdom. The Lord...

176. Jesus Says Give To The Needy In Quiet (Matt 6:1)
Making Disciples with Cris RogersJune 25, 2023
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176. Jesus Says Give To The Needy In Quiet (Matt 6:1)

176. Jesus Says Give To The Needy In Quiet (Matt 6:1) As Jesus continues to walk us through his upside down kingdom we get to these verses on giving to those in need but making we do it on the quiet. No big performances in our generocity! Support the podcast with a coffee.... https://www.buymeacoffe...

174. Jesus Says Love Your Enemies (Matt 5:43)
Making Disciples with Cris RogersJune 18, 2023
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174. Jesus Says Love Your Enemies (Matt 5:43)

174. Jesus Says Love Your Enemies (Matt 5:43) As Jesus continues to walk us through his upside down kingdom we get these verses on loving your enemies. Its such a difficult passage to live out in practise. But what we realise is as we love our enemies we are giving them back their humanity and in do...

173. Jesus Says Do Not Be A Doormat There Is A New Way To Expose Injustice (Matt 5:38)
Making Disciples with Cris RogersJune 11, 2023
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173. Jesus Says Do Not Be A Doormat There Is A New Way To Expose Injustice (Matt 5:38)

173. Jesus says do not be a doormat there is a new way to expose injustice (Matt 5:38) As we walk through the radical Sermon on the Mount, we get to ‘An Eye For An Eye’, which has often been a misunderstood passage. Here we will look at the background and what it means for us to be people who look f...

172. Jesus Says Stop Being a Maybe Person and Simply Give The Whole Truth (Matt 5:33)
Making Disciples with Cris RogersJune 04, 2023
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172. Jesus Says Stop Being a Maybe Person and Simply Give The Whole Truth (Matt 5:33)

172. Jesus says stop being a maybe person and simply give the whole truth (Matt 5:33) In this episode, we look at what Jesus is speaking about when he says be someone who tells the truth with a Yes being a Yes and No a No. We will look at the problem at the time and how Jesus is bringing a solution ...

171. Jesus and the Wrestling Ring. A Real Life Story of Mission.
Making Disciples with Cris RogersMay 28, 2023
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171. Jesus and the Wrestling Ring. A Real Life Story of Mission.

171. Jesus and the Wrestling Ring. A real Life Story of Mission. In this episode we interview Gaz from gtministries.co.uk about how he is using his passion for wrestling to reach those the church would fail to reach with the good news. Yes imagine church in a wrestling ring. Support the podcast with...

170. Jesus then says ”Do Not Commit Adultery” (Matthew 5:27)
Making Disciples with Cris RogersMay 21, 2023
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170. Jesus then says ”Do Not Commit Adultery” (Matthew 5:27)

170. Jesus then says "Do Not Commit Adultery" (Matthew 5:27) As we keep tracking through the sermon on the mount, Jesus' very own Discipleship Course we now hit his teaching on adultery and lust. Its easy to write this off as a passage for someone else but there is more here for all of us than we mi...

169. Does Jesus’ teaching on Murder apply to us all? (Matthew 5:21)
Making Disciples with Cris RogersMay 14, 2023
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169. Does Jesus’ teaching on Murder apply to us all? (Matthew 5:21)

169. Does Jesus' teaching on Murder apply to us all? We continue to walk through Jesus' discipleship teaching found in Matthew 5-7. In this session we look at Matthew 5:21 and what it means to not commit murder. Is there more to us than meets the eye? Support the podcast with a coffee.... https://ww...

168. What does it mean that Jesus didn’t come to abolish the law (Matthew 5:17)
Making Disciples with Cris RogersMay 07, 2023
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168. What does it mean that Jesus didn’t come to abolish the law (Matthew 5:17)

168. What does it mean that Jesus didn't come to abolish the law We continue to walk through Jesus' discipleship teaching found in Matthew 5-7. In this session we look at Matthew 5:17 and what it means that Jesus didn't come to abolish the law. We will look at how Jesus comes to wear it! Support the...

167. What does it mean that we are Salt and Light (Matthew 5:13)
Making Disciples with Cris RogersApril 29, 2023
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167. What does it mean that we are Salt and Light (Matthew 5:13)

167. What does it mean that we are Salt and Light We continue to walk through Jesus' discipleship teaching found in Matthew 5-7 by looking at what it means to be Salt and Light. Support the podcast with a coffee.... https://www.buymeacoffee.com/crisrogers To get a copy of The Bible Book By Book head...

166 Why Less Means More - Interview with Cathy Madavan
Making Disciples with Cris RogersApril 09, 2023
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166 Why Less Means More - Interview with Cathy Madavan

166 Why Less Means More - Interview with Cathy Madavan In this episode we chat with Cathy Madavan about her new book, Why Less Means More. Get a copy of her book here... https://www.eden.co.uk/christian-books/why-less-means-more/ https://www.cathymadavan.com/ Support the podcast with a coffee.... ht...