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The Gospel Coalition Podcast: Literary Tools to Understand Deborah

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Kathleen Nielson: It is a delight to spend the session digging into the Old Testament story of Deborah together. At the start, I would like to mention four specific goals for this session.... Read more

Pride, police and the preaching of the Gospel

(Photo: Unsplash/Teddy sterblom)Cornwall Pride is cancelled. Wonderful news? Josh Williamson the Australian Baptist pastor in Newquay thought so. In fact, he tweeted those exact words on the Cornwall Live FB page. The resultant fuss, including threats of vandalism and deportation, has been covered elsewhere in Christian Today, but I want to ask what lessons we... Read more

Can Protecting My Health Become an Idol? – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Dr. Bob Cutillo: You’re listening to TGC Q&A, a podcast from The Gospel Coalition. This is the Christians in Healthcare series, where we respond to questions at the intersection of faith and medicine.... Read more

New book by Sammy Tippit explains how social media can spread the Gospel – Mission Network News

USA (MNN) — In Multiplying Disciples: Social Media and the New Roman Road, author Sammy Tippit of Sammy Tippit Ministries shares how he has used social media to share Jesus with people all over the world. Reaching the Lost The book will be released this fall, but the idea has been in the works for... Read more

The Gospel in Dickens, Discount for CAPC Members – Christ and Pop Culture

Christ and Pop Culture members receive 30% off The Gospel in Dickens, edited by Gina Dalfonzo, until October 11, 2020, through our partnership with Plough Publishing House. With the state of the world today, escaping into a good read is more tempting than ever. We can set aside our personal and collective troubles by entering... Read more

A Harvard Professor, a Con Man and the Gospel of Jesus’s Wife – Tim Challies

It is more than a little ironic, and more than a little disturbing, that some of the most prominent Christian scholars in the world are not Christian at all. At least, not by a definition that would require their assent to the doctrines outlined in the historic creeds and confessions. To the contrary, many of... Read more

The Gospel Coalition Podcast: Glorify God by Embracing Diversity

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Jackie Hill Perry: As we all know, this is called Embracing the Beauty of Diversity, something like that. So I’m glad that you’ve joined us. Before we begin, can we pray and talk... Read more

How Do I Care for Those with Dementia? – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Dr. John Dunlop: You’re listening to TGC Q&A podcast from the Gospel Coalition. And this is the Christians in Healthcare Series, where we will seek to answer your questions at the intersection of... Read more

New satellite TV program reaches women in Iran with the Gospel – Mission Network News

Iran (MNN) — Despite strict rule the Gospel continues to spread in Iran through Christ-centered programming on satellite TV. Beginning this month, Not Forgotten, a division of Uncharted Ministries, is joining Iran Alive Ministry to provide Gospel-focused programming directed toward women. Iran Alive reaches between six and eight million viewers daily, but most of the... Read more

A False Rivalry: Gospel Preaching and Social Justice – TGC Africa

Gospel faithfulness as it relates to social justice has increasingly become a polarising discussion within many churches in South Africa. People feel compelled to take a side or make a stand for what they believe to be a proper expression of following Jesus. Unfortunately the question many are asking is, Which camp do you belong... Read more

Paul Tripp on Leaders Who Wont Flame Out – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Collin Hansen: A number of years ago, I grew distressed with a number of friends and colleagues who had left the ministry and made controversy and scandal. I tried to learn what had... Read more

The Gospel Coalition Podcast: Knowing the God of Our Doctrines

The Gospel Coalition hosted a breakout panel titled “The Priority of Scripture in Our Doctrine of God” with John Currie, David Garner, Jonny Gibson, and Scott Oliphint at the 2019 National Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. The panel described the role of the Bible as formative, doxological, and pastoral in our understanding of God. From the... Read more

How Should Christians View the End of Life? – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Dr. Katie Butler: Hi, you’re listening to TGC Q&A, a podcast from The Gospel Coalition, and this is the Christians and Healthcare series during which we seek to answer your questions about issues... Read more

The Gospel Coalition Podcast: How to Prepare for Tragedy

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Cameron Cole: My name is Cameron Cole, and I’m the director of children, youth and family at the Cathedral Church of the Advent in Birmingham, Alabama. I have worked at the same church... Read more

Into the Gospel Message – Daughters of Promise – August 27

INTO THE GOSPEL MESSAGETimothy has come to us from you, and has brought us good news of your faith and love; that you always think kindly of us. I Thessalonians 3:6The one who preaches the full counsel of the Word to us, the one who is not afraid to address issues like our sin, submission... Read more

Looking for a Gospel Opening? Ask About Their Tattoo.

I like your ink, I say casually as I walk past the woman in my exercise class. Thanks, she mumbles, eyeing me with that look. Its the look people give when someone notices their tattoo. They wonder if the person really means the compliment, or if they just happened to notice their purposely and permanently... Read more

Sean of the South on Learning Youll Be Ok – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Collin Hansen: Everyone loves a good story, especially in these hard times, maybe not. I mean, should we be swapping yarns while the world burns? Maybe we need less levity, more solemnity when... Read more

Bihar flooding creates Gospel opportunities – Mission Network News

India (MNN) — Monsoon season is taking a toll on India. Heavy rains impact life throughout the country, India Today reports, with worsening flooding in northern states. India is tough on Jesus-followers, yet World Missions Greg Kelley says God is at work using a bad situation to make Christ known. Its one of the most... Read more

Has Christianity Done More Harm Than Good? – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Glen Scrivener: So the question is, has Christian religion done more good than evil in the world? And I recently read a really good book by this Australian evangelist called Sam Chan. Don’t... Read more

Christians in the Middle East hear the Gospel through social media

Social media is being used to share the Gospel in Middle Eastern countries that are hostile to the Christian faith(Photo: Open Doors UK)Each day this week Christian Today is sharing stories of persecuted Christian women who have leant on Christ and been strengthened in order to pull through the incredible hardships they have faced.  Today... Read more

The Future of Christian Marriage – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Collin Hansen: You’ve probably noticed that the views toward and practices of marriage have changed. But how? And how do Christian views and practices differ? Well, that’s what Mark Regnerus set out to... Read more

Pandemic and chaos cannot stop Gospel growth – Mission Network News

Central America (MNN) — Despite the current pandemic, millions of people around the world are finding hope in the Gospel. The COVID issue has really impacted churches and the individuals, and even physical needs, but the believers there have taken those opportunities and found ways to continue to reach, says Helen Williams, freight shipments coordinator... Read more

We might not always feel confident but we must share the Gospel

(Photo: Unsplash/Volodymyr Hryshchenko)"They laughed at him, knowing that she was dead. But he took her by the hand and said, "My child, get up!" Her spirit returned, and at once she stood up. Then Jesus told them to give her something to eat. Her parents were astonished, but he ordered them not to tell anyone... Read more

Praise and Polemic in Our Global Pandemic – The Gospel Coalition

By Daniel Strange The ninety-second psalm is an oasis in our COVID-19 desert, a one-stop-shop, not merely for our survival, but for our thrival needs. The only psalm in the Psalter dedicated for the Sabbath day, it is for those of us feeling withered and weary, diverted and distracted. It is for those of us... Read more

You can provide Gospel hope in Lebanon – Mission Network News

Lebanon (MNN) — Its been just over a week since a massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, destroyed thousands of lives. A new report claims security officials warned Lebanese authorities two weeks before the blast. NASA released satellite imagery of the disasters extensive damage yesterday. Read our ongoing coverage here. Pain is devastating and tangible, especially... Read more

Greedy Algorithms and the Gospel: How Computer Science Helps Us Appreciate God More – Christ and Pop Culture

Have you sent a text or used GPS navigation recently? Whether or not you were aware of it, you used a greedy algorithm, a topic studied in computer science. But greedy algorithms can do far more than just power technology. They and the ideas behind them can also be instructive spiritually. Before diving in further,... Read more

How to Prioritize Family Discipleship – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Collin Hansen: No one can help or hurt a child like a parent can. Don’t believe me? Well, try finding a memoir that isn’t an extended meditation on the author’s parents. And if... Read more

Survey: Majority of American Christians Dont Believe the Gospel

The Story: A new survey finds that a majority of people who describe themselves as Christian accept a works-oriented means to Gods acceptance. The Background: A survey conducted by the Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University find that American adults today increasingly adopt a salvation-can-be-earned perspective. A plurality of adults (48 percent) believe that... Read more

Lets Talk: Taming the Tongue . . . and the Thumb – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Jackie Hill Perry: Hey everybody. Welcome to the final episode of this season of, Let’s Talk. Jasmine and Melissa and I have really enjoyed talking about applying biblical wisdom to everyday life and... Read more

How Do I Find Hope in Suffering? – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Paul Tripp: Hi, you’re listening to The Gospel Coalition question and answer podcast, and this is a biblical counseling series, featuring hopeful answers to your questions on navigating fear, anxiety, ministry, and marriage,... Read more