Discipleship in the Local Church: Spiritual Burden or Spiritual Safety?
Walking with Jesus in our daily life must not be done alone--we need one another, and we need to be responsible for one another.
Cody is confident in his walk with the Lord. He reads his Bible at home, prays every day, and regularly shares his faith with others. He listens to a John Piper sermon on the commute to work and various Reformed podcasts on the way home, and he attends no less than two conferences a year.
Yet the greatest source of Cody’s confidence is rooted not in his private devotion or in edifying instruction, but in his close accountability relationship with his friend and coworker, Steve. Cody and Steve meet every week for lunch and talk about ...