Gospel Relevance

Gospel-Centered Resources For The Gospel-Driven Life

Church Names: 10 Tips for Church Planters and Rebranding Churches

A church planter friend of mine bounced some potential church names off me for his forthcoming church plant. After speaking with him, I began to think more about some practical thoughts on how to name a church. Below are ten thoughts. This list is neither

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The Deficient Great Commission

As I was reading the book I could tell the author was driven by the prospect of making disciples. Every other word was “mission” “culture” “multiplication” “evangelism” “outreach” and so forth. Governing the author’s intention was his understanding of the great commission which is to

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D. A. Carson on a Profane Activity During Sunday Worship

In his book The Cross and Christian Ministry, D. A. Carson writes about a profane activity that occurs in some churches. His words are eye-opening, to say the least. Indeed, these are some of the most convicting words I have read in a while. You

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Inspired Questions: A New Approach to Small-Group Discussions

Note: This guest contribution by Brian J. Wright draws from Brian’s new 365-day devotional book, Inspired Questions: A Year’s Journey Through the New Testament (Christian Focus, 2019). Preparing a good small-group discussion is no easy or speedy task, especially if attendance varies and people are

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4 Ways to Ruin Your Small Group

Cell Group. Home Group. Life Group. Growth Group. Community Group. Or if your church is varsity, Gospel Community Group. Whatever you call that thing in your church where people meet in homes for fellowship, prayer, and a Bible discussion, below you can find four ways

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