2 Ways to Think of the Gospel

2 Ways to Think of the Gospel

I’m currently reading again The Soul-Winner by Spurgeon. How rich, how encouraging. Get this and read it if you’ve never done so. I will be posting more from this vital work as a part of this series. Here’s a quote:

How Gospel Focus Fuels Neighbor Love

How Gospel Focus Fuels Neighbor Love

There’s nothing more important for a person to understand than the gospel. In 1 Corinthians 15, Paul reminds us that the gospel is of first importance (1 Cor. 15:3). No wonder we find him proclaiming and reminding people of the good news throughout the New Testament; and that apostolic pattern has been passed down to us to follow.

7 Reasons Pastors Need to Spend Time Overseas

7 Reasons Pastors Need to Spend Time Overseas

I write this post as a pastor who is leading training this week in West Africa, where my fire for missions has been refueled again. Every pastor, I’m convinced, needs to spend some time overseas. That time may be as short as a week or as long as years, but I’m certain we need to commit the time. Here’s why:

Church Planting in the Hood

Church Planting in the Hood

What’s it like planting a church in a hard place? The apostle Paul knew a lot about that challenge. As you read the book of Acts, you find Paul planting churches in some dangerous and difficult cities.

Why We’re Church Planting in a Conflict Zone

Why We’re Church Planting in a Conflict Zone

What’s the first thought that comes to mind when you think of Beirut, Lebanon? War? Fashion? Refugees? Food?

There’s no place like Beirut. It’s one of the oldest cities in the world, continuously inhabited for the past 5,000 years.