Archives for tag: Tim Keller

Tim Keller on how abiding in the gospel produces effective evangelists

Pin It

This is from Tim Keller on how the gospel makes us both bold in presentation and winsome in spirit when sharing the gospel. The combination of both is a rare, but valuable and attainable, spiritual grace! “When the gospel ‘comes home’-humbling and affirming you, it turns every believer into a … Read More »

Comments (0)

An Evening with Tim Keller

Pin It

We at BtT would like to make you aware of An Evening with Tim Keller, an event being sponsored by DurhamCares and held on May 4th at the Durham Performing Arts Center. Keller will be speaking about the impact local churches can have on their cities for the Kingdom of … Read More »

Comments (0)

Gospel: Recovering the Power that Made Christianity Revolutionary

Pin It

You heard it here first. Advance the Church 2011 is coming to the Raleigh Convention Center May 4-5 with the theme, “Gospel: Recovering the Power that Made Christianity Revolutionary,” and you do not want to miss out. Tim Keller, Danny Akin, J. D. Greear, Tyler Jones, Eric Mason, Alan Hirsch, … Read More »

Comments (0)

On the Dangers of Seminary (Pt. 2): The Danger of Losing Your First Love for God and Your Love for the Lost

Pin It

Revelation 2:4: “Nevertheless I have this against you, that you have left your first love. Remember therefore from where you have fallen.” Romans 10:15: “How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the gospel of peace, who bring glad tidings of good things!” ____________________ In the summer of 2000, … Read More »

Comments (1)

Gospel, Church, and City (4): The Gospel Produces Missional Planters & Churches

Pin It

In the fourth session of the Greenhouse Church Planter’s CoOp, we talked about building missional churches in the 21st century post-Christendom contexts. Again, we used some passages from Keller’s Manual as starting points for our discussion. At the beginning of the session, we talked about how we minister in the … Read More »

Comments (1)

Gospel, Church, and City (3): The Gospel Invades and Transforms the City

Pin It

In the second and third sessions of the Greenhouse Church Planter’s CoOp, we (1) set forth the gospel by tracing the four major plot movements in Christian Scripture: Creation, Fall, Redemption, and New Creation; and (2) talked about the gospel’s implications for humanity, the church, and the city. The CoOp … Read More »

Comments (0)

What is the Missional Gospel? Part 5: The Evangelical Missional Church

Pin It

What is the Missional Gospel? Part 5: The Evangelical Missional Church By Keith Whitfield At a recent conference, Tim Keller addressed the challenges of evangelism in a post-modern context and gave six principles on how to pursue evangelism in this context. The first principle was “Gospel Theologizing,” and what he … Read More »

Comments (1)

Tim Keller’s Advice to Seminarians–Pastor a Country Church

Pin It

Though I have never been the “permanent” pastor of a local church, I have been a youth minister and done interim pastor work. Three of the churches I’ve served were rural congregations of less than 100 active members. I wouldn’t trade my experiences with those small-church saints for anything in … Read More »

Comments (5)

Aspect 4(a): A Mission Focused on This Nation (Confront the Brutal Facts)

Pin It

(By: Danny Akin & Bruce Ashford) Our convention must confront the brutal facts: In Matthew 28:18-20, Jesus commands us to make disciples of all nations. This includes our own nation-the United States of America-and yet the truth is that we are failing to meet the challenge. While the population of … Read More »

Comments (14)

The Church Planter’s Library (2): North American Church Planting & Renewal

Pin It

North American church planting and renewal is not for wimps, dummies, or dorks. In order to plant and revitalize churches in 21st century America, we need men who are strong in their walk with the Lord, strong as husbands and fathers, and strong in perseverance. Further, the church needs men … Read More »

Comments (18)