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Announcing D2D Ministries

06 Nov

 

“Why are there so many decisions for Christ yet so few disciples?”

It was 17 years ago today my life changed forever – I accepted Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior. While the first 15 of these years certainly changed my life it really wasn’t until two years ago that I surrendered my life to Christ. What provoked the change? It was the quote above.

This quote is from Chip Ingram’s book r12 – True Spirituality. For the first time I understood the Lordship of Christ.  And it was this quote that motivated me to create D2D Ministries: From Decision 2 Disciple. 

The angels in Heaven cheer whenever a single person decides to give his/her life to Christ. Sometimes though we as the Body do not provide much direction after the decision.  Probably similar to a teenager getting their driver’s permit and saying good luck out there! No, we drive alongside them, we guide them, we encourage them, and we provide instructions and correction as needed.

Well that is why I created D2D – I want to provide inspiration, motivation, and mostly encouragement to believers as they move beyond the decision. Saying it another way, when we accept Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior we definitely hang on to the Savior part but sometimes forget about the Lord part – I know that was the case for me for 15 years.

My weekly devotions you have been receiving via email will continue but you need to sign up at D2DMinistries.com to receive them. Sign up here: Email Sign Up

Also, if you use Facebook please like my Fan Page here: Facebook Fan Page

In addition to the weekly devotions, D2D will also contain:

  1. Discipleship materials and resources (note: these will begin to be available starting on November 27)
  2. Media picks of the week (great Christian books, movies, and music)
  3. Question (and answer) of the week – for example, last week’s question and answer was how to pray without ceasing.

Lastly, I want to thank all of you for your support in reading my emails, and especially for your comments and notes of encouragement – they really mean a lot to me!

Please let me know if you have any questions!

In His Service,

Ed

 
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Posted by on November 6, 2011 in Pot Luck

 

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