Gathering week by week is a work of service to your fellow worshippers and work of witness to those who do not believe. From Jared Wilson: One of the most countercultural things you can do is get up early on Sunday morning, put real clothes on, and drive to a church building. … In many …

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Daniel Darling on church being a snapshot of God’s grace and not homogeneous unit management principles: Sometimes, in our quest to create cutting-edge churches, we sacrifice our long-term futures for short-term benefits. I’ve often felt this way as I’ve walked into vibrant, well-known churches or as I attend popular evangelical conferences. It seems that we …

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Jared Wilson writes about the mission response to Gospel preaching and teaching. Christian ministry can’t be motivated by fear and guilt. The good news about Jesus doesn’t just tell Christians how to respond, it is the power by which they respond. Remember that the gospel will empower its own implications. So remind your church that …

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There’s no shortage of Billy Graham reflection pieces since his death. I watched Peter Jensen be interviewed on Dominic Steele’s The Pastor’s Heart webcast where he mentioned his response to the Graham Crusade of 1959 as a 15 year old, and that his 13 year old brother followed him forward. Philip Jensen provides his perspective …

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