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Grace Made Visible: #askTVC Week 4

Author: Matt ChandlerCategory: General, Theology

This week, we address the following questions: What do you say to or how do you approach well-meaning Christians who believe the prosperity gospel? Is all suffering gospel-centered, or are there different types of suffering (suffering because of the Fall, suffering for the gospel, etc.)? How should believers respond to people asking for money on street corners when they encounter multiple ...

Grace Made Visible: #askTVC Week 3

Author: Matt ChandlerCategory: General, Theology

This week, we address the following questions: Are those who preach the prosperity gospel false teachers? What is the difference between the prosperity gospel and when Scripture talks about God blessing those who are generous and who give? Why do you think there has been a recent trend away from the poverty gospel? That seemed like a popular movement 5-10 years ago. I understand some of ...

The Fault in Ourselves

Author: Jared MusgroveCategory: Culture

Some books demand to be noticed. Everywhere you go, you see them in a bookstore window, on the required reading table, on the top-selling Kindle titles or being made into a newly-minted major motion picture.

Grace Made Visible: #askTVC Week 2

Author: Matt ChandlerCategory: General, Theology

This week, we address the following questions: Where do you find Edwards’ article about grace made visible online? How would you explain the Trinity to a nonbeliever? Do you ever second-guess something you’ve said during counseling, preaching or something written in your books or tweets? How do you combat the enemy? How do you think social media affects how nonbelievers view ...

Why Be Generous?

Author: Anne Lincoln HolibaughCategory: General

What should generosity look like in the life of the believer? The people of God learn what it means to be generous from God, for He has a generous heart. God is not stingy or reluctant in His giving. He loves to give and is happy to bless. He takes great delight in providing for His children.

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