Gospel Relevance

Gospel-Centered Resources For The Gospel-Driven Life

Why Plant Churches in Cities?

We need churches everywhere people are, so that means we need churches in cities, suburbs, villages, towns, and rural areas. But planting church-planting churches in cities seems to be a distinctly strategic approach to fulfilling the great commission. Why? In his excellent book Center Church:

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The Blessing of Criticism

Criticism is an unavoidable part of being a leader. As it’s been said by others, the more influence you obtain, the more criticism you must endure. It can sting to be criticized but, paradoxically, it’s not always a bad thing. In fact, criticism is a

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Who Is a Vocational Theologian?

Every Christian is not a theologian. Well, at least not a vocational one. Once I had a conversation with a well-respected New Testament scholar about how you get the title “scholar,” probably out of pride, hoping one day to be referred to as one. He

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Christian Foundations for a New Believer 

We’ve talked a bit about new believers. So far we’ve looked at The Best Book of The Bible for New Believers and A Bible Reading Guide for New Believers. Today we’re going to discuss some Christian foundations for a new believer. In other words, we’ll

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The Bible Is . . .

If you read any worthwhile Systematic Theology book you’ll undoubtedly discover a chapter on the doctrine of Scripture. When theologians talk about the Bible, they often use terms like inspiration, inerrancy, authority, sufficiency, and so on. Do you know what these terms mean? Below you’ll

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