Tag Archives: Church Life

Gather

We Gather because of the Gospel. This week we are looking at the Gather of the Gather Grow Go language we are using here at Redeemer. For an introduction and overview see the previous post. As I said last week, … Continue reading

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Gather Grow Go

On Sunday we introduced the language of Gather Grow Go. We Gather because of the Gospel.  We Grow in the Gospel. We Go with the Gospel. It’s simple language, but it should be because we have been given a simple … Continue reading

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“Needy and Needed”

“Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind … Continue reading

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The Local Church, a Miracle?

In his book, Why Bother With Church?, Sam Allberry wrote: …your church is a miracle. Next Sunday, look at those sitting around you. It’s amazing that they’re there. It’s amazing that they’re still trusting Jesus this Sunday—another week of God’s … Continue reading

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A Flourishing Church

Jesus has called us to deny ourselves by taking up our crosses and following Him (Matt. 16:24). At the end of the sermon Sunday, I posed the following question: Could it be, that if more church members were committed to … Continue reading

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Comfort vs. Covenant

Brandon (my wife) and I were recently watching a game show where the contestants were asked; “If you knew you were going to die tomorrow what would you do tonight?” One of the first answers given was, “I’d go shopping.” … Continue reading

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“Honest Evangelism”

A couple of years back, I shared from chapter one of Rico Tice’s helpful and challenging book, Honest Evangelism: How to talk about Jesus even when it’s tough. During these last few months, I’ve purposely had several posts about Evangelism. … Continue reading

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The Church Scattered

Near the end of their recently published book, Nick Roark and Robert Cline, offer a nice compressed statement of what the mission of the church is as it scatters each week. It would be worth reading below and unpacking the … Continue reading

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Summer Reading 2018

Summer is here, and for many, that means a change of pace that might provide an opportunity for a little extra reading. If you think you might be able to slip in a book or two in the coming weeks, … Continue reading

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The “Two Journeys”

The Elders have been reading through Andrew Davis’ book, Revitalize. In the final chapter, Davis talks about the importance of being committed to what he calls the “two journeys.” When referring to the two journeys Davis is emphasizing a robust … Continue reading

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