Journal Entry Date: February 27, 1997 "Had a very good discussion with Kevin tonight. I had almost decided that he wasn't ready to be discipled, but he showed great interest tonight. We discussed everything from prayer effectiveness, reaching out to the lost, and how God prepares & equips us. We decided to continue studying Proverbs …
At this point, I was still really struggling with what it meant to mentor or disciple someone else. I tended to approach it in a teacher-student kind of way, which was appropriate at times, but still short of what it should have been.
Over the years, I learned that setting aside specific time(s) each day was indeed an important spiritual discipline; however, I also learned how to spend even small moments with God all throughout my day... where I was constantly welcoming God into my everyday thoughts and activities.
Being a follower of Jesus isn't an easy path to walk. But even in those times when we are not being faithful, God is always faithful and is always at work.
I'm trying to do my Bible study, but I keep falling asleep on my reference book. I've just been too tired. How am I going to find time for everything?