In 1989 when Tim and Kathy Keller first moved to Manhattan to plant Redeemer Presbyterian Church, one of the most critical challenges he would say they faced was learning how to communicate the historic gospel in a way that was both true to Scripture and would resonate with a highly secular, therapeutic culture among the educated professional classes of the Upper East Side.
Over the years, we at Redeemer City to City have often returned to the foundational principles of Gospel, City, and Movement as a way to frame our vision and mission.
The gathering featured a speaker who had spearheaded an impressive reimagination of the church he pastored.
When I read Mark 1:29-39, I can’t help but think of the many pastors, church planters, and leaders I’ve met over the years.
The purpose of silence and solitude is to be able to see and hear.
In these months of social distancing, all City to City meetings are done over Slack, Google, or Zoom.
I don’t know about you, but I have been feeling a bit disoriented lately.
GRIEVING WITH HOPE On the one hand, you can try to avoid grief. You can try to avoid weeping. That will either make you hard and inhuman, or else it will erupt later on and bite you and devastate you. The other mistake is to grieve without hope. The love and hope of God and […]
Langdon Gilkey was a twentieth-century American theologian and writer who encountered the truth of God’s grace in the most unlikely of places. As a young man, Gilkey attended Harvard University where he studied philosophy. During his time there, he, like many college students, lost his faith and began to identify as a secular humanist—someone who […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has altered the way pastors address the needs of congregants.