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Resources by Tim Chester

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Everyday Church: Gospel Communities on Mission

Everyday Church: Gospel Communities on Mission

by Tim Chester and Steve Timmis

Offers a missional reflection on the book of 1 Peter as well as practical ideas for churches to engage those who are unchurched in an increasingly post-Christian context.… Read more…

Good News to the Poor: Social Involvement and the Gospel

Good News to the Poor: Social Involvement and the Gospel

by Tim Chester

The chasm between evangelism and social action needs to be bridged. Chester convincingly argues that the truth of the gospel is best understood and embraced in the context of loving action and gospel-centered community.… Read more…

Total Church: A Radical Reshaping around Gospel and Community

Total Church: A Radical Reshaping around Gospel and Community

by Tim Chester and Steve Timmis

Two pastors outline and apply a pair of overarching biblical principles that call the current body of Christ to a deep restructuring of its life and mission.… Read more…

A Meal with Jesus: Discovering Grace, Community, and Mission around the Table

A Meal with Jesus: Discovering Grace, Community, and Mission around the Table

by Tim Chester

Meals are an important part of hospitality and can be used to foster grace in our communities. Chester draws from six narratives in the Gospel of Luke to urge sacrificial giving and loving around the table. … Read more…

You Can Change: God's Transforming Power for Our Sinful Behavior and Negative Emotions

You Can Change: God's Transforming Power for Our Sinful Behavior and Negative Emotions

by Tim Chester

A practical, interactive, and solidly biblical book designed to help Christians in all stages of life to find victory over sin by focusing on what God has already done in us.… Read more…

Why the Reformation Still Matters

Why the Reformation Still Matters

by Tim Chester and Michael Reeves

Does the Reformation still matter? In 1517, a German monk nailed a poster to the door of a church, disputing key doctrines taught by the Roman Catholic Church in that day. This moment set in motion a movement that changed the entire trajectory of church history. But do the Reformers still have something to teach us? In this accessible primer, Michael Reeves … Read more…