Gospel Relevance

Gospel-Centered Resources For The Gospel-Driven Life

131 Questions to Ask a Potential Church Employer

One of the best things you can do in the job-search process is ask questions. I have created some of the questions below from scratch and others I’ve adapted. I’ve organized them by categories so they’re easier to use. Before you read them, here are

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How the Church Can Help with Mental Illness

My mother has seen multiple psychiatrists, counselors, and other mental-health professionals. She has seen the inside of more than one mental-health hospital, one jail, and one prison. Her history with serious mental illness goes back more than 20 years. But if she were to go

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Why Nothing Will Stop the Mission of God

“The church in America is not doing well,” someone told me. I talked to her about where she wanted to serve as a ministry leader. She was against serving in the U.S.A because, from her perspective, the church is not doing well here. Is that

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Encouragement for Sunday School Teachers

Dear Sunday School Teachers

It could be tempting to burn out as a Sunday school teacher, that’s why encouragement for Sunday school teachers is necessary. If I were to write a letter to a Sunday school teacher, I would look something like this: Dear Sunday School Teachers, I know

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9 Marks of A Healthy Small Group

9 Mark of a Healthy Small Group

Summer is almost over and the kids are back in school. As the seasons change, so will the rhythms of church life, with many church-sponsored or church-related small groups starting back up. If you’re in a small group, you would do well to ask this question: What

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