Monthly Archives: May 2015

Community Thrives in a Gospel Culture

In his excellent book, The Gospel: How the Church Portrays the Beauty of Christ, Ray Ortlund wrote: A gospel culture is harder to lay hold of than gospel doctrine. It requires more relational wisdom and finesse. It involves stepping into … Continue reading

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Gossip: A Killer of Community

“Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear.” –Ephesians 4:29 The sermon text this past Sunday covered Ephesians … Continue reading

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Pray for Community

“By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” –John 13:35 As we have been studying through Ephesians we have seen that love within the church is an important theme. First, … Continue reading

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True Community

During the sermon on Sunday I mentioned Collin Hansen’s new book, Blind Spots: Becoming a Courageous, Compassionate, and Commissioned Church. The thrust of this book is to show that Christians tend to separate into one of these three groups; courageous, … Continue reading

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