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


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


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


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


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