Visiting the Dentist

I’ve share a couple of posts recently about flossing your teeth and making disciples. If you haven’t seen either of them yet, I’d encourage you to read and reflect…

Flossing Teeth and Making Disciples

Flossing Teeth and Making Disciples – Continued

In the spirit of visiting the dentist, I thought I’d link to this fun video. Watch Bill Cosby share about his Trip to the Dentist.

Hope you enjoyed this!

Chris Jeffries commented on the flossing teeth post on September 26 –This is a good example of a general truth; a truth that’s overlooked by many. But it can be transforming for those who know the secret!

Quite simply, the universe is full to the brim with illustrations of spiritual truth. There are examples in the natural world, the world of technology, in human society, in astronomy, in the arts – you name it.

Think how Jesus taught – the flowers in the field and the birds, a farmer went out to sow, good and bad servants, the good Samaritan, the prodigal son.

Flossing our teeth has the power of analogy and simile. Jesus often began by saying ‘The Kingdom of heaven is like…’

Look around you, pay attention to what you see and hear. You will never lack for powerful illustrations of spiritual truth.

I particularly appreciate his encouragement – “Look around you, pay attention to what you see and hear. You will never lack for powerful illustrations of spiritual truth.”

Today’s Missional Challenge

Consider the illustrations of life around you that point to the mission of God and the priority of making disciples. Share what you see with someone!

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Dr. Dave DeVries is a coach, trainer, author and founder of Missional Challenge. He is passionate about coaching and training church planters and missional leaders. With 30+ years of church planting and leadership development experience, Dave brings his passion and encouragement to those he trains and coaches.
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