Frederick Cardoza

Biblical Characteristics of Good Disciplers (Audio Recording)

By Frederick Cardoza Jan. 27, 2014 9:00 a.m. Christian Education, Church Life, Ministry and Leadership, New Testament, Spiritual Formation

In this audio recording, Dr. Cardoza uses 1 Thessalonians 2 to discuss eight biblical characteristics of disciplers. "Discipling people is one of the most fundamentally important  things we can do as Christians. The great commission tells us to make disciples; the New Testament is replete - especially in the gospels and acts - with examples of discipling..."

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Identifying Who to Personally Disciple (Audio Recording)

By Frederick Cardoza Jan. 21, 2014 9:00 a.m. Christian Education, Church Life, Ministry and Leadership, Spiritual Formation

In this audio recording, Dr. Cardoza discusses the idea of identifying who to personally disciple. "Because time is of the essence and our time is so valuable, and because we must invest our time wisely as stewards, something I often think about is this: If I'm going to work with someone, who should I work with?"

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Why You Should Be Informed (with 8 Tips to Become Informed)

By Frederick Cardoza Nov. 13, 2013 9:00 a.m. Christian Education, Church Life, Culture, Ministry and Leadership

Between 1750 and 1900, the total expanse of human knowledge had doubled. At that time of pre-technology human history, it took 150 years. Today, the growth of knowledge is occurring some 100 times faster. It is said that the entire sum of all known information, i.e., human knowledge, doubles every 1.5 years. By 2020 it is estimated that it will be doubling approximately every month and a half (72 days).  Think about that…

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Why Evil? Part 3 of 3

By Frederick Cardoza Jul. 3, 2011 1:25 a.m. Theology, Apologetics, Christian Education

Despite the evil that exists in our world, the Bible says that God keeps it from unraveling.

So, for now, God allows evil to be unleashed-- at least to a degree-- while keeping it in check so He can fulfill the plan He has for all ages— and until He establishes His eternal reign after the defeat of evil and all evildoers.

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Why Evil? Part 2 of 3

By Frederick Cardoza Jun. 3, 2011 1:18 a.m. Theology, Apologetics, Christian Education

We’ve seen a lot of death, pain, suffering, and evil in our world during the last few years, so today I want to address a few questions having to do with evil, pain and suffering— questions that, I believe, all ‘thinking’ people ask.

 

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Why Evil? Part 1 of 3

By Frederick Cardoza May. 3, 2011 1:09 a.m. Theology, Christian Education, Ethics

Evil is present in the world.  It was seen in the face of Usama bin Laden.  It is also seen in things like murder, child abuse, terrorism, and natural disasters. Many Christians and non-Christians don't understand why evil is present in the world.  Here's why.

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Ideas: Not Without Consequence

By Frederick Cardoza Mar. 13, 2011 11:27 p.m. Christian Education, Culture

Ideas are not neutral and irrelevant.  They are constructs of language that can have helpful or hurtful cooresponding effects.  All ideas are not equally valid and are not necessarily even true... but, true or not, ideas can have powerful effects and great care should be taken in our handling of them.

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