"The heart of most religions is good advice, good techniques, good programs, good ideas, and good support systems. These drive us deeper into ourselves, to find our inner light, inner goodness, inner voice, or inner resources... But the heart of Christianity is Good News. It comes not as a task for us to fulfill, a mission … Continue reading Good News vs. Good Advice
Thanks, Tullian. This is helpful.
Today's post, which originally appeared on liberate.org as Punk'd by Grace, is by Tullian Tchividjian, lead pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, During a recent radio interview, the interviewer told me a story that gets to the heart of how grace transforms. He was a camp counselor one summer and one … Continue reading Have You Been Punk’d by Grace?
Acquiring a driver’s license is one of those life milestones worthy of celebrating. However, one thing you must get clear from the beginning is the job description of the two pedals on the floorboard—the accelerator and the brake. Bad things happen if we get those mixed up! This is why we need to understand the … Continue reading The Job Descriptions of Law and Gospel
Today we are privileged to have a guest blogger with us, my friend, Tullian Tchividjian. You may find the original post here. __________________________________________________________________________________ In his 2008 movie The Happening, writer, producer, and director M. Night Shyamalan unfolds a freaky plot about a mysterious, invisible toxin that causes anyone exposed to it to commit suicide. One of the … Continue reading Rethinking Progress (Guest blogger, Tullian Tchividjian)
Here is a summary (Part 2) from last weeks Grace and Men Conference at Perimeter Church. For Part 1, just go here. The notes below are from Tullian Tchividjian's talk on Galatians 5:16-26. There are no human fingerprints on the golden chain of salvation (Rom. 8:29-30). So... Don't fall into the trap of thinking that … Continue reading Grace and Men Conference Summary, Part 2
The Gospel Man ministry held another "Grace and Men Conference" this past weekend at Perimeter Church in Atlanta. The two speakers were Scotty Smith and Tullian Tchividjian. Although I cannot do them justice for the content that they presented and the enthusiasm with which they presented it, I do want to give a summary of … Continue reading Grace and Men Conference Summary, Part 1
Since this weekend is the Grace for Men Conference at Perimeter Church, I thought I'd have one of the speakers, Tullian Tchividjian, be our guest blogger today. In this post, he writes about the necessity to have gospel idicatives empower gospel imperatives. "People need to hear less about what we need to do for God … Continue reading The Power of Gospel Indicatives
Since tonight and tomorrow morning is the Grace for Men Conference at Perimeter Church, I thought I'd have one of the speakers, Tullian Tchividjian, be our guest blogger for the weekend. Today, he writes about why lots of us a afraid of radical grace. Tomorrow, he describes the importance of having all gospel imperatives being … Continue reading Are You Afraid of Radical Grace?
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At a Key Life pastor's conference, Dan Allender, said, "The Christian faith and the grace at its heart is so radical that most congregations can't deal with it." I will raise my hand to confess that I am one of those who wants to believe the gospel at a radical depth, but who struggles. Fear … Continue reading God’s Drastic, Offensive, Liberating, Shocking and Counterintuitive Grace
Tullian Tchividjian serves as our guest blogger again today. Below is a segment from the final installment in this four-part series on Law and Gospel. In post three, he said, "The Gospel is not a recipe for self-improvement. It is that word of God that declares sins to be forgiven for the sake of the … Continue reading All Conditions Have Been Met
Today we welcome guest blogger, Tullian Tchividjian, who is posting a series of blogs for The Gospel Coalition on the distinction between the law and the gospel. Part one is below. What do you think? –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– For centuries, Reformational Theologians have rightly noted that in the Bible God speaks two fundamentally different words: law and gospel. … Continue reading Law and Gopsel, Part 1 (by Tullian Tchividjian)
The quote below is a blurb from Tullian Tchividjian, one of the two speakers at the spring men's conference at Perimeter Church, April 27-28. For more information and to register, just go here. "There seems to be a fear out there that the preaching of radical grace produces serial killers. Or, to put it in more theological … Continue reading Too Much Indicative?
I found this post from Tullian Tchividjian to be really, really helpful. In the post he says, "I'm addicted to the gospel... Jesus plus nothing equals everything–the gospel– is daily becoming for me more than a theological passion, more than a cognitive reality. It’s becoming my functional lifeline!" That is so what I want in my life. So I … Continue reading Gospel Addiction