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Oct
2
Thayer Thursday – Naked and Unashamed

Thayer Thursday – Naked and Unashamed

Chris Thayer is the Director of Discipleship at Good Shepherd Church in Charlotte, NC where he oversees adult life groups and Biblical education. On Thursdays I share his weekly “Thayer’s Thoughts” for small group leaders, which are based on the previous Sunday’s sermon. Click HERE to watch or listen to the accompanying sermon.   ——- […]

Sep
11
Thayer Thursday – Sex isn’t bad!

Thayer Thursday – Sex isn’t bad!

Chris Thayer is the Director of Discipleship at Good Shepherd Church in Charlotte, NC where he oversees adult life groups and Biblical education. On Thursdays I share his weekly “Thayer’s Thoughts” for small group leaders, which are based on the previous Sunday’s sermon. Click HERE to watch or listen to the accompanying sermon. A slightly […]

May
15
Thayer Thursday – Not looking to your own interests…

Thayer Thursday – Not looking to your own interests…

“A natural and understandable hesitancy accompanies any serious discussion of service….We experience a fear that… ‘If I do that, people will take advantage of me; they will walk all over me.’”

Feb
27
Dojo Discussion: Gay wedding cakes, discrimination and religious freedom

Dojo Discussion: Gay wedding cakes, discrimination and religious freedom

“I’m not saying it is the perfect solution by any means. But I feel like if recognized, it could go a long way in establishing legislation that the vast majority of thoughtful voters could be more comfortable with than the current zero-sum game being played by activists on both sides of the socio-political divide.”

Oct
17
Girl Power is cool and all…but what about Boy Power?

Girl Power is cool and all…but what about Boy Power?

Hi Dojo readers, I came across this TED talk and wanted to share it because it’s incredibly thought-provoking. As a women’s self-defense teacher AND a proud uncle who has thoroughly loved introducing his nephews to characters like Chihiro (“Spiritied Away“) and Satsuki & Mei (“My Neighbor Totoro“), and Lucy (“Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the […]

Sep
16
How we misunderstand “submission” in marriage

How we misunderstand “submission” in marriage

“Paul wrote to a culture where it was a given that the husband was the head of the household. But as we unpack what he wrote, we see that rather than teaching people who were understood to be inherently equal that there needs to be a hierarchy, he is teaching people who are inherently hierarchical that their needs to be equality.”

Jul
14
Christian virgins and ‘sexual compatibility’ (part 2)

Christian virgins and ‘sexual compatibility’ (part 2)

“So whether we’re dealing with sexual abuse, differences in sex drive, erectile dysfunction, or just plain fear, the key to sexual intimacy and sexual compatibility is vulnerability.”

Jul
12

Christian virgins and ‘sexual compatibility’ (part 1)

“Relationships, even the best relationships, will take work. To understand another mind takes effort. Good effort, but effort none the less.”

Apr
23
Note from a reader about abortion related posts

Note from a reader about abortion related posts

“I don’t always know how the articles and posts I share via social media are received by readers, or even if anyone reads them besides those who leave comments. So getting a message like this was incredibly encouraging and gives me motivation whenever I start to question whether or not Disciple Dojo is accomplishing anything worthwhile.”

Apr
22
Should ministers talk about their “smokin’ hot” spouse in public?

Should ministers talk about their “smokin’ hot” spouse in public?

“I don’t have an answer that fits every situation, culture, or personal preference, and I know how easy it is for someone’s words (particularly in written form) to be misunderstood. So I want to give others (on both sides of the “smokin’ hot spouse” issue!) the benefit of the doubt in terms of their motives and sincerity.”

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