Tag Archives: Gospel

The Freedom of Self-Forgetfulness (Book Review)

Tim Keller, founding and current pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, is a favorite preacher of many.  His sermons are known for their “gospel turn” when he moves from lecture to passionate heart appeal.  Jesus Christ is … Continue reading

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Evangelism on the Boardwalk

I took a 5-day long trip to the Jersey Shore during the week of July 4.  Monday afternoon to Saturday morning.  But my feet never touched the sand.  Why?  Because there was “kingdom work” to do at the Boardwalk Chapel … Continue reading

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What Will Become of Marriage?

I’ve thought for a while now that as gay marriage becomes increasingly tolerated (even celebrated) in our culture, the Christian vision of marriage (not conservative, not liberal, but gospel-oriented) will become both an enigma and mysteriously attractive. People really have … Continue reading

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The Explicit Gospel (Book Review)

Well, I dare say the gospel doesn’t get much more explicit than this! No one can ever say again, “I wish someone would write a book that explains the gospel—the whole gospel—in plain language that I can understand” if he … Continue reading

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The Gospel as Center (Book Review)

The Gospel Coalition is a fellowship of evangelical churches deeply committed to renewing their faith in the gospel of Christ and to reforming their ministry practices to conform fully to the Scriptures.  Their desire is to serve the church they … Continue reading

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The Truth Hurts

This is a sermon on Acts 17:1-15.  Download the sermon audio and outline. The truth that Jesus is the Christ will certainly hurt you regardless of what you believe because it is offensive and upsetting in a fallen world, but … Continue reading

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The Gospel and Suffering – Acts 9:20-31

This is a sermon on Acts 9:20-31.  Download sermon audio and outline. Most people believe that God is all about eliminating suffering, but Jesus suffered for preaching the gospel and he promised his followers will too, so we should learn … Continue reading

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