Gospel in Life

Conversations about Race – Ellis Ingram

December 18, 2015 By: Donnie Berry

Editor's Note: The following is one of several interviews we will be sharing from individuals in our church community who have helpful perspectives and vantage points into the issues of race and the gospel. Dr. Ellis Ingram and his wife Pam ("Granny Pam" of Granny's House) have been part of our Christian Fellowshi

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Conversations about Race – Adam Leong

December 12, 2015 By: Donnie Berry

Editor’s Note: The following is one of several interviews we will be sharing from individuals in our church community who have helpful perspectives and vantage points into the issues of race and the gospel. Adam Leong and his wife Megan are campus ministers at Mizzou, leading Asian Christian Fellowship and Intern

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Conversations about Race – Sunmolu Shoyinka

December 4, 2015 By: Donnie Berry

Editor's Note: The following is one of several interviews we will be sharing from individuals in our church community who have helpful perspectives and vantage points into the issues of race and the gospel. Sosunmolu Shoyinka is a Yale-trained psychiatrist and faculty member at the University of Missouri. Born and

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Two for Tuesday – Being the Smile of God to Your Children, Knowing the Smile of God for Yourself

May 27, 2014 By: Donnie Berry

Note: I will be taking a break from the two-for-tuesday blogs over the Summer, but will start back up in the Fall. Thanks for reading. Hope you've been blessed. Be the Smile of God to Your Children - Joe Rigney "Tickle fights are high theology," says Joe Rigney. In this article, Rigney reminds (and challenges) parent

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Two for Tuesday – Preaching the Gospel to Ourselves

May 20, 2014 By: Donnie Berry

Speak the Truth to Yourself - Christina Fox "When we feel overwhelmed, stressed, worried, anxious, fearful, or in despair, we need to talk back to ourselves. We need to speak the truth of the gospel to ourselves. Like the psalmist in Psalm 42, and like the writer of Lamentations, we need to point ourselves to the hope

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Two for Tuesday – Failure, Acceptance, and Grace

May 13, 2014 By: Donnie Berry

The Two Movements of the Gospel - quote by Tim Keller No link here, just a short quote that communicates two powerful truths. The power of the gospel comes in two movements. It first says, “I am more sinful and flawed than I ever dared believe,” but then quickly follows with, “I am more accepted and loved

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Two for Tuesday – the Gospel and our Obedience

May 6, 2014 By: Donnie Berry

I Press on, because... - Ray Ortlund Ray Ortlund highlights two glorious themes of the new testament, (1) the grace of Christ, and (2) how we respond to the magnitude of all that Christ brings us. But sometimes we can fall into an either/or rather than a both/and type of Christianity. Ortlund says, "New Testament Chri

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Two for Tuesday – Shame, Cutting and the Gospel

April 29, 2014 By: Donnie Berry

Going for Blood - Ed Welch “...I’m lost. I am distraught. Last night I couldn’t help it—I needed to see blood, so I scratched myself with my razor. Just a tiny bit of blood. A tiny scratch....” I have a soft spot for women who cut. They know they need help, though it is hard to ask for it. The statements abo

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Two for Tuesday – The Gospel and our 9 to 5

April 22, 2014 By: Donnie Berry

When the Gospel Transforms Your 9 to 5 - Matt Smethurst "Does Monday morning excite you? If so, good for you! But that's not where many of us live. Our jobs challenge and threaten to consume us. So what does devotion to Jesus Christ look like in competitive—and often cutthroat and insecure—workplace environments?

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Two for Tuesday – Perfectionism and the Gospel

April 15, 2014 By: Donnie Berry

The Torment of Perfectionism - Rick Thomas "The perfectionist has to come to terms with the Gospel. The Gospel means many things, but there is one thing for certain it means: you are perfectly perfect in Christ." A Prayer for Slaying the Beast of Perfectionism  - Scotty Smith Scotty Smith's prayers are full of gospe

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