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Being a Christian is not an individualistic or isolated activity. Believing also involves belonging. Being a Christian, by definition, involves belonging to the church.
This is not a book full of ideas about how your church ought to change or what it needs to do in order to grow or to be successful. Rather it is about how we fit into our own church. Read More >
As Easter Sunday approaches, we encourage you to take time for personal reflection or family discussion to consider the events and meaning surrounding the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Here are three resources we recommend to help you look at Easter with a fresh perspective.
Following God’s call to cross-cultural mission, David Ellis experienced many hardships...and would have been unable to hold fast without an understanding of God’s providence and sovereignty. With feeling and honesty Ellis weaves anecdote with biblical meditation, allowing scripture to form the lens through which the world, in all its frightening chaos, is viewed. Read More >
This year may be the perfect year to discover a few new books to add to your Christmas reading list. Whether it’s reading through a daily Advent devotional, sharing a book and conversation with a friend, or developing a family tradition of considering the Christmas story together, here are a few resources we recommend. View the list >
During this hectic holiday season, we would like to recommend three books to help you pause, reflect, and focus on the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ.
On March 29, AD 33, Jesus entered the city of Jerusalem and boldly predicted that he would soon be put to death―executed on a cross, like a common criminal. So began the most important week of the most important person who ever lived.
Three Recommendations for Christmas
We'd love to recommend three books to you during the Christmas season. We hope that you'll read one, give a copy to a friend, and talk about it over coffee or a meal.
Child in the Manger by Sinclair Ferguson
Prepare Him Room: Celebrating the Birth of Jesus Family Devotional by Marty Machowski
Christmas Playlist by Alistair Begg
May we recommend...
Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus
Experiencing the Peace and Promise of Christmas
Edited by Nancy Guthrie
Jenny surprised me when she started crying during our membership interview. The first twenty minutes of the interview were fairly routine. She recounted her childhood growing up in a Christian home, her high school years filled with fear, and a period of living as a prodigal during college. Then she recalled with some joy her conversion experience in a hometown local church.