Gospel Topo Luke
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Good News for Those Who Are Being Saved
This is a full worship planning resource for Advent, based on Isaiah 61, Psalm 126, 1 Thessalonians 5:16–24 and John 1:6–8, focusing on joy. It includes liturgy planning, sermon notes, commentary, songs, readings, prayers and more.
When did the Good News become Bad News?
This article wrestles with how to present the gospel and how it might most truly reflect God's character. The trinity is a healthy corrective to the limiting view that Christ's death is about substitution alone.
“Gospel” originally meant the “good news from the empire” -- namely, when a new territory was conquered, when an elite child was born -- but Matthew 2:1-12 changed the meaning to “good news to the poor.”
To Fully Preach the Gospel, We need to Sit With People Wildly Different From Us
This sermon by Laura E. Everett about Philip and the Ethiopian in Acts 8:26-40 encourages seeking out the stranger and exposing oneself to new and different ideas.
Gift of the Gospel Changes a Culture
An illustration about missions and Gospel translation, appropriate for Hebrews 4:12, Romans 1:16, Acts 1:8, and similar passages.
Good News for Those Who are Being Saved
A collection of resources for preaching, prayers, and music for Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11, Psalm 126, 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24, and John 1:6-8, 19-20. Focused on themes of bringing good news to the oppressed.
Good News With a Headline For All
These opening words for an Advent celebration of the Lord's Supper by Roddy Hamilton describes how the elements of Communion present Good News for those who hunger for justice, thirst for righteousness and experience marginalization.
Gospel Choir as Spiritual Formation
This article shares the story of how East End Fellowship in Richmond, Virginia started a gospel choir in order to appreciate everyone's gifts as one body of Christ.
Spread the Gospel
A humorous illustration about a woman who left the Bible and Sunday school papers on top of her car while driving--one way to spread the gospel! (2 Timothy 4:2 and Acts 28:31)
In this sermon on Philippians 4:1-9, Christi O. Brown reflects on how deep holy friendships are central to us living faithfully in the gospel.
The Good News of Jesus' Death
Explaining how Jesus appears to be in control of his death in John's passion narrative, O. Wesley Allen's commentary on John 18:1-19:42 discusses the good news that Jesus' death is a work of God.
in thus devotional from The High Calling, Leigh McLeroy reflects on Philippians 1:3-11. In this season of hope and remembrance, remember those with whom you have shared together in the gospel.
Moving Toward the Land of Promise
Planning and sermon notes on Moses' seeing the Promise Land (Deuteronomy 34:1–12), sharing the good news (1 Thessalonians 2:1–8), and obeying the great commandments (Matthew 22:34–46) along with hymn suggestions and an offertory prayer.
The Gospel and Loneliness
In this article, David Fitch shares how proclaiming the good news in Christ restores broken relationships and encourages evangelists to continue to proclaim even if one out of a hundred receive it.
Mark Suslenko discusses the fundamental fact of the gospel that every person has been chosen in Christ to be in a loving, intimate relationship as a child of God (Ephesians 1:3-14).
Contextualizing the Gospel: The Entrance Point Leads to the Whole
David Fitch argues that contextualizing the gospel is not simply a matter of translation or assimilation but of finding the entry point that leads to the whole gospel.
Gospel Topo John Still
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Christian Hope for the Environment
Caring for the earth is part of the gospel mission, and the Seminary Stewardship Alliance hopes to create a new generation of Christian leaders instilled with that belief, says its executive director.