How The Gospel Changes The Heart – Tim Keller

Posted by on Aug 3, 2011 in Formation, Gospel, Theology

Tim Keller is the one who has taught me, through his mp3s, what the gospel is. This is now how I understand and communicate the gospel.  Here is a recent recording of Keller presenting the impact of the gospel on who we are “on the inside.” If you’ve not heard him before, this, along with any message of his on the Prodigal Sons/God, is the place to begin.   How the Gospel Changes our Heart by Tim Keller from Vintage21 Church on...

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What is the Gospel?

Posted by on Nov 27, 2010 in Gospel, Theology

It isn’t such an easy question anymore, which is in my opinion a good thing. Enough people have worked through the Divine Conspiracy now to know that the gospel is good news about the availability of the kingdom to us, here and now.  It is far more than a sacred transaction where our sins are forgiven because of Christ’s work on the cross. But how does this understanding of the gospel (good news) of the kingdom shape our lives and ministries? In a post by...

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NT Wright on Hell

Posted by on Mar 11, 2010 in Theology

I’ve been teaching a class on spiritual formation out of Dallas Willard’s, “Renovation of the Heart.” Last night we were in chapter three which talks about soul ruin, idolatry, and hell among other things. It was fascinating to think of lostness in terms in addition to a potential destination, namely hell. But to consider lostness as a condition in life before getting to some final eternal destination makes much sense. Lostness as a condition for now...

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