Dr. Eric Mason walks through Titus, chapter 3, helping us to see the gospel as the means by which cities and communities are changed. Leadership, discipleship, and mission are crucial elements to a healthy church seeking to redeem their city.
"I wonder if the reason why Jesus keeps this risk element in play is that it forces us to be reliant upon Him to intervene."
Alex weighs in on the topic of Risk & Adventure in the life of the Christian. See what it has looked like for Alex to trust God in varying, risky situations.
Stew from Verge Network interviews Jo Saxton about how the gospel calls us to risk and adventure, as opposed to comfort and ease. She answers why the gospel is dangerous and what an adventurous faith has looked like in her life.
Jeff Vanderstelt, pastor and leader of SOMA Communities in Tacoma, WA, begins his talk with this phrase, "If you don't know the context in which you are doing ministry, then you are going to be pretty ineffective for ministry." He goes on to unpack the essence of leadership as knowledge, belief, and skill, and explains the biblical principle of making our leadership transferrable.
In this session, Dr. Tim Keller talks about the importance of cities throughout history and the biblical call to reach our cities. Unlike any other place, the urban core is a broad collection of culture, innovation, and need.
Here, Keller, gives a biblical theology of the city, how fast they change, and how urban churches should look. This talk encourages us with a redeemed perspective of the "why", "what", and "how" to reach our cities.
In this training session Jeff unpacks the Gospel and what it looks like to be fluent in the Gospel. In other words, the Gospel has to become second nature if we are to engage in the mission of God effectively.