Featured from Midwestern Magazine | Issue 36

Re-Centering Student Ministry Around the Gospel

by John Mark Yeats

The weekly gathering of teens waned over the last decade. The church tried to figure out why their student ministry didn’t seem to be reaching the same number of students. Lay leaders floated ideas from their experiences in the 90s – “More fun!” “More games!” “More events!” “More music!” – but the pastor already knew the fruit the attractional model bore.

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Christ’s Shocking Pleas for Mercy

December 12, 2018 by Erik Raymond
Even amid the most heated and intense opposition, Jesus shows his heart of mercy and pleads for forgiveness. Read More ›
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Reading Scripture Rightly

December 12, 2018 by Jim Elliff
I let the original intent of the passage sting me, move me, drive me to what I need to be. Read More ›
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Why We Shouldn't Change the Gospel

December 11, 2018 by Casey Lewis
It might be tempting to change the message because we often think we have to do something in return for what we are given, but not so with the gospel. Read More ›

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Being A Christian: How Jesus Redeems All of Life
by Jason K. Allen
The gospel of Jesus Christ is the best news in history, but we often live as though it has minimal impact on our lives. Being a Christian isn’t just about Sunday mornings, small groups, and studying the Bible. The good news is that Jesus redeems everything.

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