Together: Gospel Centered Community

As we look to be a congregation that lives all of life in light of the gospel, we know there are areas of inconsistency and needed growth. Below are some resources to help us growing in being a community of faith commissioned by Christ. Why don’t we experience community? “The tune of radical individualism has been playing in our ears at full volume for decades. We are dancing to the music with gusto. And it is costing us dearly.” Joseph Kellerman, When The Church Was a Family “The marginalization of community within the church and culture has not come from conviction but from apathy and isolation brought on by sin. Isolation is our response to sin. Community is our response to reconciliation.” Brad House, Community  Article: Pastor Bob Thune and Pastor Will Walker “How to get Real, Honest Community” Article: Pastor Bill Streger “Taking the Long View” List: The 59 “One Anothers” of the … Continued

Together: Gospel Centered Lives

As we look to be a congregation that lives all of life in light of the gospel, we know there are areas of inconsistency and needed growth. Below are some resources to help us learn and grow toward more fully integrated lives with Jesus: Article: Pastor Joe Thorn “What Does it Mean to be Gospel-Centered?” Article: Pastor Winfeild Bevins “What is Gospel-Centered Ministry?” Article: Trevin Wax “What is Gospel-Centered Preaching?” Spoken Word: Propaganda “The Gospel in 4 Minutes” Sermon: Dr. Timoth Keller “Gospel Centered Ministry” Book: Dr. Michael Goheen “The True Story of the Whole World” (amazon) (book trailer) Book: Dr. Timothy Keller “Counterfeit Gods” (amazon) (public library)