Center Church – Gospel in Life
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Center Church

Tim Keller

A ministry textbook by Timothy Keller outlining a theological vision for doing balanced, gospel-centered ministry in your city. Also available as 8 separate ebooks.

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Publication Date:
09/04/2012
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Overview

Today many pastors are struggling to adapt to a post-Christian culture without abandoning orthodox theology. How do we communicate the classic doctrines of grace and substitutionary atonement in our globalized culture and context?

In Center Church, Timothy Keller offers challenging insights and provocative questions based on over twenty years of ministry in New York City. This book outlines a theological vision for ministry-based on classic doctrines but rethinking our assumptions about church for our time and place-organized around three core commitments:

Gospel-centered: The gospel of grace in Jesus Christ changes everything, from our hearts to our community to the world. It completely reshapes the content, tone and strategy of all that we do.

City-centered: Cities increasingly influence our global culture and affect the way we do ministry. With a positive approach toward our culture, we learn to affirm that cities are wonderful, strategic and underserved places for gospel ministry.

Movement-centered: Instead of building our own tribe, we seek the prosperity and peace of our community as we are led by the Holy Spirit.

Visit Centerchurch.com to receive exclusive extras and resources to help your team work through the ideas in Center Church. A new group of resources, including a video and discussion questions, will be posted each month.

Now available as 8 separate ebooks.

Awards:
2012 Outreach Magazine Book of the Year, Leadership
2012 Leadership Journal Book of the Year, the Leader’s Outer Life Best of the Best
2013 Christianity Today Book of the Year, Church / Pastoral Leadership

February Book Offer

Put Your Hope Not in Lesser gods, But in the One True God

In his book Counterfeit Gods, Tim Keller shows us how a proper understanding of the Bible reveals the truth about societal ideals and our own hearts — and that there is only one God who can wholly satisfy our cravings and fulfill our hopes.

February Book Offer

Put Your Hope Not in Lesser gods, But in the One True God

In his book Counterfeit Gods, Tim Keller shows us how a proper understanding of the Bible reveals the truth about societal ideals and our own hearts — and that there is only one God who can wholly satisfy our cravings and fulfill our hopes.