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On the Cover:
Brian Chappell, senior pastor
Grace Presbyterian Church, Peoria, Illinois
SPRING 2020 VOL 5 NUMBER 1
6 The Importance of Christ-centered Preaching
By Bryan Chapell
Sermons that focus solely on people doing better are human-centered, creating the impression that our redemption relies on us. Christ-centered messages, on the other hand, point to a dependence on Him.
10 Avoiding Closed Ears
By Richard Sams
We must preach the whole counsel of God with conviction, but we are called to warn, not condemn. If we don’t ground our messages in grace, we risk closing ears to truth.
12 Changing the Church Growth Scorecard
By Jared C. Wilson
The church has adopted performance metrics from the business world. Jared Wilson offers a better yardstick for the church that he calls “metrics of grace.”
16 Pastor Resources
By Dan Brownell
These four ministries are excellent resources to help strengthen pastors, families, and churches.
4 Ministry Minute
18 The Good Word