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The Cross of Christ and Human Pride

This post first appeared at The Gospel Project blog.

We Are All Prideful, Aren’t We?

We all struggle with pride. It is a perpetual nagging temptation. 674 more words


Gospel Formed by Jeff Medders

This review first appeared on The Gospel Coalition.

This is the golden age of publishing books that are gospel-centered. And rightly so. Very few Christians would doubt that the gospel should be central to the spiritual formation of individuals and at the center of the church as a kingdom community. 871 more words


"Gather" by Philip Nation

This past Sunday at The Fellowship we started a sermon series exploring our vision as a church: “We will do whatever it takes to make disciples of Jesus Christ who gather, grow, and go.”  8 more words


Why I Write

Why am I writing this? That’s a thought that pops into my mind occasionally. It’s not because I have all this extra time I don’t know what to do with; I don’t wake up from my afternoon nap and meander to the keyboard for fun. 364 more words

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Fifteen Trends for Churches for 2015

Over the weekend Thom Rainer presented 15 trends for the church for 2015. They are presented in reverse order of their potential magnitude. His predictions are below: 707 more words


An Opportunity to Give the Bible

In many places throughout Africa, India, and other parts of Asia, the church has few Bibles and almost no doctrinally sound Bible study resources.

In light of this, Crossway is seeking to distribute 250,000 copies of the ESV Global Study Bible to church leaders where the need is greatest, and to provide the Global Study Bible for free online and through mobile apps on a massive scale. 63 more words


"God With Us!" Charles Spurgeon on Isaiah 7:14-15

In 1854, Charles Spurgeon preached a Christmas Eve sermon on Isaiah 7:14-15. A portion of that sermon has been turned into this video. You can read the whole sermon here.