Gospel in Life

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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Two for Tuesday – Porn, Sex, and the Gospel

April 8, 2014 By: Donnie Berry

Porn, Sex, God, and the Gospel - Tim Chester "Sex is not God, and we're left empty, wanting more. And then when we don't measure up, failed sex leaves us crushed. Consider the approach of Jesus with the woman at the well in John 4. He knows she had five husbands and the man she is now with is not her husband. He could

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Two for Tuesday – Rethinking Progress and Grace in our Parenting

April 1, 2014 By: Donnie Berry

Rethinking Progress - Tullian Tchividjian "Every temptation to sin is a temptation, in the moment, to disbelieve the gospel–the temptation to secure for myself in that moment something I think I need in order to be happy... Bad behavior happens when we fail to believe that everything I need, in Christ I already have;

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Two for Tuesday – Anger, Insecurity, and the Gospel

March 25, 2014 By: Donnie Berry

Anger: The Image of Satan - Jonathan Dodson "When I grow angry I find myself losing belief...in God's goodness amid my circumstances. This unbelief arises from sinful discontent with God's wise providence, a failure to trust in His perfect will to do me good, whether through bad weather or good, emotional intimacy or

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Two for Tuesday – Spiritual Disciplines and Experiencing the Gospel

March 18, 2014 By: Donnie Berry

John Flavel on the Importance of Gospel Delight John Flavel (English Puritan – 1630-1691), was one of the main influences in Charles Spurgeon’s spiritual formation in the gospel. This quote will let you know why.   Put Yourself in the Path of God's Grace - David Mathis If we're meant to live in the enjoyme

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Two for Tuesday – Weakness, Marriage, and the Gospel

March 11, 2014 By: Donnie Berry

It's Okay to Not Be Okay - Tullian Tchividjian "The gospel grants us the strength to admit we’re weak and needy and restless—knowing that Christ’s finished work has proven to be all the strength and fulfillment and peace we could ever want, and more. Since Jesus is our strength, our weaknesses don’t threaten ou

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Welcome to the “Gospel in Life” Blog

March 6, 2014 By: Donnie Berry

Becoming Fluent in the Gospel—A New CF Blog Coming Your Way Earlier this month I had the opportunity to share at our monthly CF leader’s meeting about something called “Gospel Fluency.” (you can listen to the podcast here). I didn’t coin the phrase (Pastor Jeff Vanderstelt did). But I really like it. Essenti

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