Gospel Relevance

Gospel-Centered Resources For The Gospel-Driven Life

The Sermon on Prayer That May Alter Your Year

In response to a sermon on prayer (links below) preached by Terry Virgo over a decade ago, John Piper posted, “I have just watched a sermon on prayer by Terry Virgo that will alter my year. I recommend it.” John Piper is careful about his

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Best Commentaries on John: A Pastor’s Perspective

I (along with our co-pastor) just finished preaching through the Gospel of John. As I prepared my sermons, there were many helpful commentaries on John that blessed me, many of which I list below. My primary aim is for those preaching through John’s Gospel, but

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Book Blurbs (January – April 2021)

Book Blurbs is a segment on the blog where I list books I’m reading along with a brief blurb about each book. The aim is to help you identify new authors and potential books of interest. Maybe I didn’t read every word of every page,

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Insights on Success from John Calvin

There’s a section in John Calvin’s two-volume edition of his Institutes of the Christian Religion called “John Calvin to the Reader.” In just four short pages, Calvin provides many insights and takeaways on success. Here are five of those takeaways. 1. We should not presume

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Take Up Your Cross

“When Christ calls a man,” Dietrich Bonhoeffer writes, “he bids him come and die.” Jesus carried his own cross to Golgotha (with some help from Simon of Cyrene, of course) and part of Christian discipleship means that you, too, should carry your own cross as

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