Teen Track #4: Ditching Dead Fish

Oct. 10, 2014 Erin Davis

Transcript

So, I warned you that the first half of the afternoon was going to be a little bit of a "squirm-on." It was going to make you uncomfortable, and it did. You could kind of feel the discomfort in the room.

At this point, you might be thinking that living a "sent" life just isn't for you, and I think that's fair. And I think Jesus would say that's fair. In fact, that's why Jesus encourages us to count the cost. If you've got your Bibles, go to Luke 14:25-33. I'm going to read it to you quickly:

Now great crowds accompanied him, and he turned and said to them, "If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple. [Jesus, the original preacher of squirm-ons!]

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About the Speaker

Erin Davis

Erin Davis is married to her high school sweetheart, Jason, and together they parent four energetic boys on their small farm in the midwest. She is the author of more than a dozen books and Bible studies, the content manager for Revive Our Hearts, and a host of the Grounded videocast. Hear her teach on The Deep Well with Erin Davis podcast.