An excerpt from the new book,  One Bloody Road: The Glorious Way of Discipleship:

Over time, and through intimacy with Jesus, the outward expression of a disciple will become more like that of Jesus himself. You cannot stay near Him and not be changed. And it is through this process that disciples are forged into the brick and mortar which form the corporate Body of Christ; the fellowship, brotherhood, or communion of men and women who together, bear the image and glory of Christ upon the earth.

Chapter 1: Via Dolorosa

THE STAGE

Certain things only come over time. Too often, time is the one thing we don’t want to give because time is the only irreplaceable resource we have. And that’s where most of the real sifting happens in life. Things are weeded out simply because we just don’t have time for them. Writing has been one of the things in my life to pass through the testing. Continue reading