No Gospel, No Church

No gospel, no church: "The greatest need in the church today is the gospel.  The gospel is not only news for a perishing world, it is the message that forms, sustains, and animates the church.  Apart from the gospel, the church has nothing to say - that is, nothing to say that cannot be said… Continue reading No Gospel, No Church

The Busy Christian’s Guide to Busyness

When I ask people how they are doing, around 70% of the time the answer has something to do with being busy or hectic.  Someone just told me last week that it has been several weeks since his whole family sat down for a meal.  I also just saw the July calendar for a church, which consisted of… Continue reading The Busy Christian’s Guide to Busyness

For Women: Reading Material

Women: here's one you'll want to put on your reading list -  Jerram Barrs' (professor at Covenant Theological Seminary) Through His Eyes: God's Perspective on Women in the Bible (Wheaton: Crossway, 2009).  I've not read it all (I use it for sermon prep sometimes, so for now I've only read sections), but I've appreciated it… Continue reading For Women: Reading Material