A true mentor leads you to your true self.

(Listen to my song “I Want to Follow You” by clicking HERE)


John 12:26

“Whoever serves me must follow me, and where I am, there also will my servant be.”


Jesus seemed much more interested in a person’s actions than beliefs.

He never asked anyone’s assent to a set of doctrines before he associated with them.

What Jesus did ask…was that people follow him.

Being a Christian involves taking part in a transformative journey with the risen Christ.

Jesus lived his life in service to those in need. His mission was oneness.

In order to follow him…we, too, must live our lives in the service of others.

The big picture…is the oneness of all.

That will mean letting go of self-centered, egocentric desires…and using our gifts and talents to help others.

This will feel like dying…but paradoxically it will lead to more life than you can imagine…as well as finding your true self.

As Jesus said, “Unless a grain of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains just a grain of wheat; but if it dies, it produces much fruit” (John 12:24).


Listen to the song of the day “I Want to Follow You” by clicking HERE.

Sample and/or purchase my songs by clicking HERE.

CD’s available for purchase at by clicking HERE.

Remember…God loves you!


About billtonnis

Child of God, Pastoral Minister, Chaplain, Music Minister, Jail Minister, singer-songwriter, former radio news anchor, imperfect follower of Jesus inspired by God's unconditional love, proud uncle... what else is there?
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One Response to Christian

  1. THIS is a definition of what it means to be Christian that I can get behind! Thank you Bill!

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