Jonathan K. Dodson

Author | Christ is All | Pastor

Is Jesus the Only Way to God? (Pt 1)

May 30, 2011

This is the perennial question of our generation: “Is Jesus the only way to God?” Some ask it with disdain: How could anyone assert that Jesus is the only way to God? Others ask it with genuine sense of doubt. Is Jesus the only way to God? Only in books do we find this question asked and addressed so explicitly. So while the question may mark our generation, we are loathe to discuss the answer. Why is this question so

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Should Pastors Lead Missional Communties?

May 26, 2011

Should Pastors Lead Missional Communties? I recently responded to this question on the www.gcmcollective.com discussion threads (register free). Why Pastors Should Lead MCs The short answer is “Yes.” A pastor is an elder-shepherd who should be in regular pastoral contact with communities not just individuals in his church. If not, you are leading people to do something you have never done at a very foundational level of church. It’s not like leading a deacon to do A/V. This is the

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Will There Be Business in Heaven?

May 20, 2011

Just think, if you knew the future, if you knew what would happen 10, 20, 100 years from now, wouldn’t you live differently? Wouldn’t you alter your actions in reaction to the future, to make the best of your life? In Revelation 21 (and Isaiah 60) we witness the future, when people from all over the earth will stream to see the city that is to come! Notice that the City of God is not a lazy city; it’s not

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3 Objections to Making Disciples

May 14, 2011

When we’re told to make disciples, to share our lives and the gospel with other people, very often objections spring to mind. Here are three possible objections, along with brief responses to why you might not be making disciples. Objection #1: I don’t have time. To this objection, Jesus would say: “How can you not have time?” This is why I gave you the gospel, to multiply disciples. Remember the Great Commission? Go therefore and make disciples? We all have

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