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Sermon Video: Authentic Spirituality

The video from this weekend’s sermon, “Authentic Spirituality,” from Romans 3:9-11 in “The Gospel of God” series is now online. This key passage in Romans provides us with a main point in Paul’s argument, and also with a foundational aspect of authentic spirituality today. You can watch the sermon here. Discussion questions about the sermon are available here....

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Interview with David S. Dockery

The following article was written for Evangelicals Now and published in their news publication for May 2014. In it I interview Dr. David S. Dockery, newly appointed president of Trinity International University: What do you love about Trinity? I love the mission of Trinity International University, which is to educate men and women to engage in God’s redemptive work in the world by cultivating academic excellence, Christian faithfulness, and lifelong learning. I love the stellar faculty members at Trinity who are committed to that mission. I genuinely admire their scholarship and their commitment to teaching, even as I love their dedication to students and to the work of the church. I love the staff at Trinity, the people who shape community, serve the students, and carry out the high calling of what I often call the hidden curriculum. I love the support and guidance that comes from the members of the Board...

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Sermon Video: Answering Questions About the Gospel

The video from this weekend’s sermon, “Answering Questions About the Gospel,” from Romans 3:5-8 in “The Gospel of God” series is now online. In our day and age it is common to have questions about the gospel of God. Your friends may have questions, your colleagues may have questions, your children may have questions, you may have questions. In the passage before us, we are looking at how Paul answered questions about the gospel in a way that glorifies God and gives true value to people. You can watch the sermon here. Discussion questions about the sermon are available here....

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Death of a… Communicator

The following article was written for Evangelicals Now and published in their news publication for April 2014. Arthur Miller’s famous play, Death of a Salesman, has come to mind recently in a somewhat facetious, but applicable way. The first time I was aware of it was when a then-famous preacher asked me what my role was at College Church. This in itself was not particularly unusual. Titles for positions of church staff are sometimes opaque, and it makes sense to delve a little further. Before I had a chance to reply though, he interjected, ‘Are you “the communicator”?’ I was caught off-guard, for while my main role is indeed preaching, I had never thought of myself as quote, unquote, the communicator. I mumbled a hesitant, ‘Uh, yeah, I suppose so…’ and the conversation continued along other lines that are not pertinent to the point of this article. What we call preachers Since then, that conversation has continued to...

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College Church Welcomes Dr. D.A. Carson

This weekend College Church welcomes Dr. D.A. Carson, president of The Gospel Coalition and research professor of New Testament at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Dr. Carson will be preaching at both the South Wheaton Campus (located at Edison Middle School, 1125 S. Wheaton Ave.) on Saturday evening at 5:00 p.m. and at the Wheaton Campus on Sunday morning at 8:00, 9:30, and 11:00 a.m. He will be preaching a message from Psalm 40, “The LORD Is Great!” Invite friends and join us this weekend. We look forward to having Dr. Carson with us at College Church....

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