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Leading a Healthy Multi-Ethnic Church

Leading a Healthy Multi-Ethnic Church

by Matt Chandler, Mark DeYmaz and Harry Li

Increasingly, church leaders are recognizing the power and beauty of the multi-ethnic church. Yet, more than a good idea, it’s a biblical, first-century standard with far-reaching evangelistic potential. How can your church overcome the obstacles to become a healthy multi-ethnic community of faith? And why should you even try?In Leading a Healthy Multi-Eth… Read more…

Am I Called? (Foreword by Matt Chandler): The Summons to Pastoral Ministry

Am I Called? (Foreword by Matt Chandler): The Summons to Pastoral Ministry

by Matt Chandler and Dave Harvey

Many men have the skills to lead a church, but only some are called. Dave Harvey helps men considering pastoral ministry to see God’s active role in the process of discerning their calling.God’s Word offers a clear framework for evaluating one’s call, especially within the context of community. Harvey offers six diagnostic questions to help prospective… Read more…

Practicing the Power

Practicing the Power

by Matt Chandler and Sam Storms

The Bible teaches us that we are to be filled with God's Spirit and that God's presence and grace is manifested among his people as they serve, love, and minister to one another. Yet some of the gifts that God offers to his people aren't commonly seen in many churches today. Gifts of prophecy, healing, tongues, and other supernatural gifts of God… Read more…

Church Planter: The Man, the Message, the Mission

Church Planter: The Man, the Message, the Mission

by Matt Chandler, Mark Driscoll and Darrin Patrick

Much of what is written about church planting aims at methodology and strategy for facing such challenges, but specific strategies do not apply to every context. What lies deeper, at the heart ofevery church plant?The most critical human component of every church plant is the planter.Darrin Patrick, vice president of the Acts 29 Church Planting Network,… Read more…

Raw Faith

Raw Faith

by Matt Chandler, Lauren Chandler and Kasey Van Norman

As a respected Bible teacher, Kasey Van Norman had dedicated her life to sharing God’s Word and encouraging women to trust in God during times of crisis. Then, just as her ministry was poised to explode, Kasey was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer that shattered her spirit and rocked her faith to its core. Sick, frightened, and in pain, Kasey sud… Read more…

Gospel Deeps: Reveling in the Excellencies of Jesus

Gospel Deeps: Reveling in the Excellencies of Jesus

by Matt Chandler and Jared C. Wilson

While pastoring for the past fifteen years, Jared Wilson has become known in contemporary evangelicalism for his passionate, gospel-centered writing and teaching. Following Wilson’s well-received publication of Gospel Wakefulness, he writes Gospel Deeps as a “next step” to establishing the need for astonishment, which begins by looking at the astonishi… Read more…

Word-Centered Church: How Scripture Brings Life and Growth to God's People

Word-Centered Church: How Scripture Brings Life and Growth to God's People

by Matt Chandler and Jonathan Leeman

It’s a question hundreds of pastors ask every day:What is the best way to grow?A lot of books give a lot of answers, but the best one comes from Scripture. Word-Centered Church brings that answer into sharp focus. Written by Jonathan Leeman, editorial director for the reputable ministry 9Marks, Word-Centered Church offers a thorough treatment of on… Read more…

Gospel-Centered Discipleship

Gospel-Centered Discipleship

by Matt Chandler and Jonathan K. Dodson

Reflecting on the practice of disciple making in young adult, college, graduate, and local church contexts, Jonathan Dodson has discerned some common pitfalls. For many, discipleship is reduced to a form of religious performance before God. For others, it devolves into spiritual license and a loose adherence to spiritual facts. Both approaches distort biblic… Read more…

Spirit and Sacrament

Spirit and Sacrament

by Matt Chandler and Andrew Wilson

Spirit and Sacrament by pastor and author Andrew Wilson is an impassioned call to join together two traditions that are frequently and unnecessarily kept separate. It is an invitation to pursue the best of both worlds in worship, the Eucharistic and the charismatic, with the grace of God at the center.Wilson envisions church services in which healing testimo… Read more…

Women of the Word: How to Study the Bible with Both Our Hearts and Our Minds

Women of the Word: How to Study the Bible with Both Our Hearts and Our Minds

by Matt Chandler and Jen Wilkin

We all know it’s important to study God’s Word. But sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. What’s more, a lack of time, emotionally driven approaches, and past frustrations can erode our resolve to keep growing in our knowledge of Scripture. How can we, as Christian women, keep our focus and sustain our passion when reading the Bible? Offering a… Read more…

The Mingling of Souls: God's Design for Love, Marriage, Sex, and Redemption

The Mingling of Souls: God's Design for Love, Marriage, Sex, and Redemption

by Matt Chandler

The Song of Solomon offers strikingly candid—and timeless—insights on romance, dating, marriage, and sex. We need it. Because emotions rise and fall with a single glance, touch, kiss, or word. And we are inundated with songs, movies, and advice that contradicts God's design for love and intimacy. Matt Chandler helps navigate these issues for … Read more…

Glory Hunger: God, the Gospel, and Our Quest for Something More

Glory Hunger: God, the Gospel, and Our Quest for Something More

by Matt Chandler and Vassar JR

Whose glory are you seeking? We all want to be significant. This is natural and good—evidence of our God-given desire for meaning and purpose. However, our longing for significance can easily twist into an insatiable craving for approval, recognition, and praise. If left unchecked, this craving will enslave us. In Glory Hunger, pastor JR Vassar challenges … Read more…


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