Two for Tuesday:
1. Rethinking Progress by Tullian Tchividjian – We tend to measure spiritual growth progress mainly by behavioral improvement. Tchividjian argues that we need to rethink what progress really looks like. “When breathed in, the radical, unconditional, free grace of God reverses every natural instinct regarding what it means to spiritually “survive and thrive.” Only the “toxin” of God’s grace can reverse the way we typically think about Christian growth.”
2. How Grace Changes Relationships (Grace in Parenting, Families, and Our Own Lives) – Interview with Paul Tripp and Elyse Fitzpatrick – This 19-minute video is pure gold. It has the potential to transform how you parent, and to transform your own heart. Watch it! And then come back to it and watch it again and again.
The gospel is not just the message that saves us. It’s also the means by which we grow and mature as Christians. The aim of this blog is to help us become “fluent” in the gospel–helping us make connections between the gospel and the everyday stuff of life so that we become a community of people who “live in the good of the gospel daily.”Read More