Resources by Joel Singleton:
Joel Singleton Joel Singleton is the Lead Minister of the San Jose Church of Christ in Jacksonville FL. Joel is married to Alison and they have two children, Truitt and Quinn. Joel has served in full time ministry for the last 14 years and in that time he has written several resources devoted to disciple making and family. His desire first and foremost is for Christians to relearn how to make disciples in the home and in the church.
Will God Move for You? I call people on the phone. I’m 36, and most of my friends prefer to text, but I like to hear the inflection in someone’s voice. I was driving back from lunch a few months ago when I suddenly thought out of the blue that I needed to call a specific person. I called, and... Joel Singleton
How Do I Discern God’s Voice from the Rest? How do we know when God is speaking? How do we know it is Him and not some misguided internal voice of our own making? When we make big decisions, how can we know we are making the right choices? When I was in high school, I played the trumpet in the jazz band. I... Joel Singleton
What Were the Scariest Words of Jesus? Usually, “crazy one” doesn’t carry a positive connotation. It may remind of us a crazy cross-eyed uncle who lived in a van down by the river. But when Steve Jobs returned to Apple in 1997, he launched an advertisement which began, “Here’s to the crazy ones.” In the ad, Jobs praises “the crazy ones, the... Joel Singleton
Baptism is Beautiful Baptism is probably the most beautiful thing we will witness this side of heaven. I’ve been in the church for a long time, and I’ve heard a lot of sermons on baptism. Most of them go something like this: “The Bible says you should get baptized, so get baptized.” This is true, and we need... Joel Singleton
Could the Way You Approach Change Be Short-Changing Your Results? Several years ago I bought a guitar. It was a relatively cheap $250 guitar. I called a friend of mine and blurted out excitedly, “I bought a guitar! I want to learn how to play guitar!” There was an awkward silence after my declaration of elation. “No… No, you don’t,” he replied, sounding so... Joel Singleton