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God has designed His church to grow through the proclamation and sharing of the gospel. But what does it cost to make the gospel a priority in our churches today – and more importantly, how do we make it happen?
Does the value of our time and activities outweigh the value of living out the gospel among the people and neighbors in our lives? Here’s how we can make the gospel more of a priority in our sphere of influence.
Emily Foreman faced incredible loss for the sake of the gospel on the mission field. But it’s what was gained that makes her story so memorable. Here, she shares her story in addition to her thoughts on what it looks like to live out “the gospel at all costs.” Read our full interview with her.
We live in an anxiety-driven world. While we often crave calm in the midst of this chaos, we also often forget that the only lasting source of calm is found in the promises of the gospel.
When the Bible speaks of believers and the subject of death makes the point that when a believer dies, we do not sorrow “as others who have no hope.” (I Thessalonians 4:13) What does that mean, what about the death of an unbeliever, and why is the gospel such a comfort in the midst of mourning? Read the full blog to learn the answers.
Whatever we go through in life, God does not practice social distancing. He is right there with us, arms around us. We are snuggled in His care. Here are several ways we can find comfort in the gospel in the midst of affliction.
How do we find comfort in times of chaos? While we may find temporary comfort in the things of this world, only the gospel can provide ultimate and lasting comfort in times of distress. Here a few points to help you keep yourself gospel-focused in these trying times.
Some ask if God could have provided another way – but when we look at Scripture, it becomes clear that substitution is the only way – and Christ is the only possible deliverer. Here’s how to explain it to others.
We need substitution. But not just any substitution will do. Physical substitution is not enough; Spiritual substitution satisfies our debt – but Jesus goes above and beyond in the kind of substitution He provides.
We need to talk about race in outreach and evangelism. Too often, we have limited outreach to those who look like us. Here are some ideas for how to move forward.
How do we explain something like Covid-19 and its re-emergence from a Christian worldview. Read our latest blog to see how we, as believers, should view Covid-19, and how it should impact our actions as we seek to represent Christ.
Only in the gospel do we fully understand how God views the lives He has created. Their value, their importance, and their equality as creations intimately loved by their Creator.
How can we be more others-focused as churches reopen and we return to worship? President David Souther shares several things to think about as we return to church with a mission to be a blessing to the body of Christ.
As the quarantine comes to end for many of us and we return to work – we must return with a gospel-centered mindset. Here’s how that can look.
Some leaders leave their legacy in books – and while Ravi was a best-selling author, his greatest legacy will not just be in the books he wrote but the people he impacted – unbelievers and believers alike.
You may have the gospel memorized, but no one will hear about it unless you speak up. Unfortunately, the most common barrier people face is fear. Allow me to share four practical and helpful tips in overcoming fear in evangelism.
How Jesus’ victory over the world paves the way for our victory over the world – and why He is the only One sufficient for the job.
Dr. Larry Moyer shares why Christ alone stands as the only One who is sufficient to save us from our sins. No one else is qualified to do so. See why in this blog.
How do we know God loves us regardless of what we pass through, when we pass through it, or how severe it is? The place we ought to start goes back to something irrefutable and undeniable that has properly been called by many – the most significant event in history.
Social distancing doesn’t hinder us from sharing Jesus in the midst of this Easter season. Here are several ways we can share Jesus while sheltering in place.
“When life hands you lemons…” While Covid-19 is a major obstacle, it also provides a unique opportunity to grow our relationship with God and further the gospel at a time when people are desperate for hope.
Now, more than ever, as we are faced with Covid-19, our major concern should be those most vulnerable to the disease. What greater thing to offer them than the message of the life-giving gospel.
Covid-19 reveals at least four things that remind us why the world is not sufficient to provide the kind of hope and security that can only be found in Christ alone.
The Coronavirus has put a spotlight on the volatility of life and the fragile nature of health. However, it should also remind us the unbreakable security we have in Christ. A message that the world needs now more than ever.
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