How to Build a Gospel-Fluent Community

by Ben Sternke on March 2, 2015

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As couple weeks ago I wrote about how evangelism in the way of Jesus expresses both a high degree of connection with others as well as a high degree of distinction from those same people.

And last week I answered a question from a reader about how to practically step out in this kind of evangelism (train for gospel fluency!).

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Why Biblical Literacy Will Get You Nowhere

by Ben Sternke on February 23, 2015

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Last week I wrote about how evangelism in the way of Jesus expresses both a high degree of connection with others as well as a high degree of distinction from those same people.

Because it was more of a paradigm-shifting post than a practical one, I received a couple questions asking about the practical implications of doing evangelism in the way of Jesus. How do we actually DO this stuff?

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2 Ways Most Christians Fail at Evangelism

February 16, 2015
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Most Christians fail at evangelism in one of these two ways… but there is a third way we can look to…

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You Can’t Do It Alone, But It Will Not Be Done For You

February 9, 2015
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Many fear that if you put effort into your faith, you are moving away from grace. But God’s grace and our effort are meant to work together to bring growth.

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When the Going Gets Tough, Try Something Else?

February 2, 2015
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In Paul’s missionary journeys, when the going gets tough, he doesn’t stick to it, he seems to give up quickly and try something else. What’s up with that?

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Are You Building a Missional Movement or a Fan Club?

January 19, 2015
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How can we make sure we’re truly building missional movements, and not just fan clubs for our churches?

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Building a Community of Grace and Truth

January 12, 2015
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Jesus was “full of grace and truth.” As leaders who follow Jesus, how can we begin to build communities of grace and truth?

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Apart From Me You Can Do Nothing?

January 8, 2015
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“Apart from me you can do nothing.” Why does Jesus say this to his disciples? It sounds disempowering, but in reality it’s the most empowering thing.

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What Does a Community Full of Grace and Truth Look Like?

January 5, 2015
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Jesus was full of grace and truth. What does it look like when a community seeks to follow in his footsteps and become filled with grace and truth?

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The Dark Side of Christmas

December 28, 2014
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Amid the angel songs and manger scenes, a disturbing prophecy is spoken over the boy Jesus at his temple consecration. This is the dark side of Christmas.

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