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The Legalism Behind the Attractional Church Method

To get us started let’s determine what we mean when we say a church is attractional? Jared Wilson defines an attractional church as a “church ministry whose primary purpose is to make Christianity appealing.”1 This does not mean that it is or isn’t contemporary or even that is or isn’t a megachurch, but that the church embraces a “seeker sensitive” mentality that is careful not to offend, proclaims general morality, and does not center around Gospel preaching that declares the historical atoning death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. 506 more words


Not Running Ahead Of Him (via Jared C Wilson)

A reminder that a thoughtful and intentional Gospel ministry relies on supernatural power, not pragmatism for its outcome.
From Gospel-Driven Church Jared C Wilson : 92 more words


Not Just for Attractional-Model Churches: Why "The Gospel-Driven Church" is Needed for All Pastors & Leaders

A note from Tim to my regular readers: I have decided to do a book review from time to time, to point pastors and all believers to helpful resources for ministry and the Christian life. 1,307 more words

Pastoral Ministry

After Easter Now What Does the Church Do?

Okay pastor. You have survived Easter. You took out all the stops, you rang the bell and poured on the hospitality. You even preached your heart out. 508 more words

Book Review

Jared Wilson - Great Lake Leaf Change [DEDA006]

Detroit Acid master Jared Wilson with 4 fresh grooves that makes your ears melt…



Christ Our Ransom

Jared Wilson:

Like many others, I have been moved over the last several years to repeatedly reassert the biblical emphasis on Christ’s propitiating work on the cross in what is typically called the “penal substitution” view of the atonement—for instance, devoting an entire chapter to it as the “sharp edge of the atonement” in my book  863 more words

The Cross

Does Hebrews 6 Teach that We Should Move On from the Gospel?

Therefore let us leave the elementary doctrine of Christ and go on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and of faith toward God,and of instruction about washings,[a] the laying on of hands, the resurrection of the dead, and eternal judgment.  550 more words

The Gospel