What Are My Next Steps In Following Jesus?

Answering the question "what are my next steps in following Jesus" is unique to every individual follower of Jesus. But there are specific steps you can take. The famous command from Jesus about what it means to become his disciples offers three categories of steps that we should look to as we answer the question. The New Living Translation render's Jesus words in Matthew 16:24 this way: “If any of you wants to be my follower, you must give up your own way, take up your cross, and follow me." Other translations follow similar phrase patterns. Another way to describe…
April 4, 2021

In Memory of Luanna Traubert

“When they arrive at the gates of death, God welcomes those who love him. Oh, God, here I am, your servant, your faithful servant...” Psalm 116:15-16 (MSG) On Tuesday, January 14, 2020, our loving God welcomed Luanna Traubert home. She was 77. As was her custom over the past thirteen years, Luanna came into the WorldVenture office to participate in the President’s Office prayer time, to call on alumni colleagues, and to write a tribute letter for one alumni who passed away the week prior. Shortly after the 11:30 group prayer time around the second-floor railing in the office, Luanna…
January 23, 2020