Gospel Relevance

Gospel-Centered Resources For The Gospel-Driven Life

God Exceeds Our Expectations

God exceeds our expectations — is this statement true? I recently came across a startling observation in the story of Hannah in 1 Samuel 1-2. This story is one of my favorite stories in all of  Scripture. Having recently read it, something jumped out at me this

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Why God Wants Your Praise

Last night I watched Game 3 of the NBA Finals with my youngest brother, Robert. During one possession of play, Dwayne Wade, the Miami Heat’s Shooting Guard, felt as if he was fouled on a play but he did not receive the benefit of the

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Tim Keller on Discerning Your Calling

We can discern God’s calling when three factors come together for us: Affinity (What human needs do I ‘vibrate’ to? What interests me? What are my passions?); Ability (What am I good at? What do people say I am effective in?); and Opportunity (What doors

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Spurgeon’s Advice To Young Men

“People said to me years ago, ‘You will break your body down with preaching ten times a week,’ and the like. Well, if I have done so, I am glad of it. I would do the same again. If I had fifty bodies I would

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St. Augustine’s Testimony

While preaching at this year’s Passion 2012 Conference, John Piper said that, after the Apostle Paul, St. Augustine has had more influence for Christianity than anyone else. Shocking words, to say the least, but what is more shocking (and encouraging) is Augustine’s testimony on how

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