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Speech and Salvation

Speech and Salvation: Conference Package

I recently led a series of talks and discussions at our church’s weekend conference. I’ve put the whole conference together here into one package for others to use (it would work with a small group or a larger church group). To kick off, I started with the question, “Are all …

Speech and salvation: a role for pastors?

From The Briefing: This is an appendix to a series about gospel speech. Read parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8. On my previous article about gospel speech, Craig made some comments and suggestions that I thought were so good they were worth a whole new post. …

Speech and salvation 8: Learning how to talk

From The Briefing: This is the eighth and final post in a series about gospel speech. Read parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7. “I can’t do what they’re doing.” Maybe you’re convinced that gospel-speech is at the very core of what it means to be a Christian. Maybe …

Speech and salvation 7: Insiders and outsiders

From The Briefing: This is the seventh post in a series about gospel speech. Read parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6. “I’m more comfortable speaking the gospel to insiders rather than outsiders.” Maybe you think that you’re not the kind of person to speak the gospel to outsiders because you’re …

Speech and salvation 4: Saved by the mouth

From The Briefing: This is the fourth post in a series about gospel speech. Read parts 1, 2, and 3. “I’m not really a ‘speaking’ Christian.” Maybe you think that you’re not the kind of person to speak the gospel to others because you’re not really the kind of Christian …

Speech and salvation 2: Shut your mouth

From The Briefing: This is the second post in a series about gospel speech. Read part 1 here. “I’m not good enough!” Maybe you think that you’re not qualified to speak the gospel to people because you’re not godly enough. If you feel this way, then you’re absolutely right and you’re …