Gospel

Sharing the Gospel in Ten Words (With Hand Motions)

Start by holding up both hands. The right hand represents God, and the left hand represents people. Repeat the words in bold aloud as you do the motions. “God loves.” (Both hands are clasped together.) “We sinned.” (Left hand moves to the left.) “Jesus died.” (Right hand moves to the right. Now both hands are […]

Gospel-focused preaching

Gospel-Focused Preaching

Gospel-focused preaching has a two-fold aim: the saving of souls and helping believers better understand and appreciate the gospel.

We Would See Jesus!

The recent resurrection of Lazarus had caused quite a stir in Jerusalem among the throngs gathered for Passover. A number of Greeks, probably Jewish proselytes, had also come to Jerusalem to worship and heard of the miracle. They approached Philip: “Sir, we would see Jesus” (John 12:21, KJV). Jesus’ followers didn’t know it then, but […]

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The Gospel of Jesus Christ

“The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel” (Mark 1:15). A right understanding of the gospel makes all the difference in how we live out our salvation experience. So what is the nature and core content of the gospel? The goal of this article is to show […]

What does it mean to be an evangelical Christian?

We often hear fellow believers referred to as evangelicals. What does it mean to be an evangelical Christian?     Because of the recent popularity and disparity-diversity of the term evangelical, we’ll explore it from biblical, popular or political, and ecclesiastical perspectives.     Evangelical is one of a family of words (evangel, evangelism, evangelistic, etc.) that are all […]

Groundwire

The average U.S. church will see just one unsaved person come to faith in a typical calendar year, according to research from the Barna Group. Groundwire.net will welcome about 250,000 into the kingdom of God this year alone, its president says. Sean Dunn’s organization led more than 116,000 mostly teens and young adults to Christ […]

Prayer is a gift

How Does Prayer Connect Us to God? Part 2

Prayer is a gift that allows leaders to come before God while God renews their mind and transforms them to be good and acceptable before God.

What is the Gospel?

What is the Gospel?

What is the gospel? Before I answer that, we need to understand that many people answer the question with much excess baggage.

Resolved! Making New Year Resolutions

Resolved! Making New Year Resolutions

Looking for a different and more effective approach to making New Year resolutions? You’ve come to the right place.  Making New Year resolutions isn’t nearly as difficult as keeping them. Most of our “resolves” typically fall by the wayside just days into the New Year! As one wag observed, “Resolutions go in one year and […]

When We Hit Rough Waters

The Gospel of John was written by the direction of the Holy Spirit as comfort, life instruction, and theology for every individual. John is a spiritually thrilling book. Its words and message are straightforward and so basic that this Gospel moves us to clearly understand the very heart of Jesus and comprehend why He came […]