Gospel Relevance

Gospel-Centered Resources For The Gospel-Driven Life

The Communication Between Preacher and Congregant

Communication is a two-way street. The speaker sends a message and the listener receives it. The speaker’s job is to speak accurately and clearly, ensuring care with tonality and word choice. The receiver’s job, on the other hand, is to listen by being fully present.


Pray for Those in Authority

Authority and institutionalism have become less popular in recent years, but Scripture places emphasis on authority and organized religion is an irrevocable part of God’s plan for the world. We are commanded in Scripture to pray for those in authority (1 Timothy 2:1-2) and this


How to Lament

There are many laments in the book of Psalms. This is something that struck me anew when I preached through some of them this past summer. Suffering and sorrow are part of life in a fallen world, and lament is a resource the Christian faith


Unforgiveness is Unproductive

The year was 2016. I was taking a quiz for a seminary class. This assignment was hard enough, but there was something that made it harder. As I sat there taking the quiz, I had a hard time concentrating because of the unforgiveness in my


Philosophy of Ministry Example

Not too long ago, I put some thoughts down on paper, or my laptop, on my philosophy of ministry. Really, it’s quite simple. And that’s intentional. I’m not trying to reinvent the wheel. Instead, I’m trying to be faithful by doing the same things that