The Cross and Christian Ministry

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  • Paperback
  • 137 pages
  • The Cross and Christian Ministry
  • D.A. Carson
  • English
  • 20 June 2017
  • 0801091683

About the Author: D.A. Carson

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The Cross and Christian Ministry First published by Baker Books in 1993, The Cross and Christian Ministry presents a comprehensive view of what the death of Christ means in preaching and pastoring God's people. It sets forth workable principles for dynamic, cross-centered leadership. Now available in paperback. Read The Cross and Christian Ministry by D.A. Carson – scottishhomebakingawards.co.uk

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8 thoughts on “The Cross and Christian Ministry

  1. Bob says:

    Summary In these expositions from 1 Corinthians, Carson sets forth the cruciform character of biblically faithful Christian ministry.In the 1990 s, D A Carson published several collections of expositions Recently Baker has begun repackaging them Recently I reviewed The Farewell Discourse and Final Prayer of Jesus The Cross and Christian Ministry is another of these repackaged works that I am glad is receiving a new lease on life What Carson says about the cruciform character of Christia Summary In these expositions from 1 Corinthians, Carson sets forth the cruciform character of biblically faithful Christian ministry.In the 1990 s, D A Carson published several collections of expositions Recently Baker has begun repackaging them Recently I reviewed The Farewell Discourse and Final Prayer of Jesus The Cross and Christian Ministry is another of these repackaged works that I am glad is receiving a new lease on life What Carson says about the cruciform character of Christian ministry is just as, if not , relevant today than when these works were first published twenty five years ago.This book is a series of expositions from the book of 1 Corinthians, four on the first ...

  2. Jordan Shirkman says:

    Carson would say I totally missed the point of chapter three when I say I want to know what he thinks about everything His views are so clearly biblical and his aim God s glory and the good of people, that I can t help but want to learn from him He is of course fallible, but wow is he prophetic and insightful This book was written in 1993 but perfectly predicted the state of modern evangelicalism It s so muchthough a challenging, encouraging set of lessons on the cross and its applica Carson would say I totally missed the point of chapter three when I say I want to know what he thinks about everything His views are so clearly biblical and his aim God s glory and the good of people, that I can t help but want to learn from him He is of course fallible, but wow is he prophetic and insightful This book was written in 1993 but perfectly predicted the state of modern evangelicalism It s so muchthough a challenging, encouraging set o...

  3. Anna Chviedaruk says:

    I read this book while I was studying 1st Corinthians on my own as a Bible school task And this book helped me to gain an understanding about the central idea of 1st Corinthians and of why they faced so many problems.This is a very deep perspective on the roots of their troubles.

  4. Aaron Downs says:

    D A Carson relates the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ to the daily lives of individual believers as he takes the reader through a study of 1 Corinthians He uniquely unites theology and daily living by expositing the text of scripture and drawing specific principles for application into every day living This book opened my eyes to the many ways that I tend to assume the gospel and focus on my own living Carson calls believers to apply the gospel to sanctification, allowing the grace D A Carson relates the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ to the daily lives of individual believers as he takes the reader through a study of 1 Corinthians He uniquely unites theology and daily living by expositing the text of scripture and drawing specific principles for application into every day living This book opened my eyes to the many ways that I tend to assume the gospel and focus on my own living Carson calls believers to apply the...

  5. Jonathan Klimek says:

    An edifying exposition of 1 CorinthiansA clear and convicting exposition of key passages in First Corinthians The cross and Christ are central which makes this book extremely edifying and challenging.

  6. Rick Dobrowolski says:

    D A Carson s exposition on 1 Corinthians is well done, especially his concluding section on the world Christian.

  7. Ryan Hawkins says:

    D.A Carson is simply incredibly gifted at expositing the Bible and applying it This is a perfect example of it This isn t an easy read by any stretch of the imagination, but by the end of it, I understand the passages he exegeted so much better due Not only that, his applications for pastoral ministry were very helpful.Throughout it, he shows how central the cross and the gospel are to Paul s idea of ministry in 1 Corinthians specifically chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, and 10 It is common f D.A Carson is simply incredibly gifted at expositing the Bible and applying it This is a perfect example of it This isn t an easy read by any stretch of the imagination, but by the end of it, I understand the passages he exegeted so much better due Not only that, his applications for pastoral ministry were very helpful.Throughout it, he shows how central the cross and the gospel are to Paul s idea of ministry in 1 Corinthians specifically chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, and 10 It is common for people say that it is all about the cross, and that one cannot move past the gospel Here in this book, Carson proves that this isn t some new idea Rather, this is biblical, it is from Paul himself It becomes obvious as one slowly goes through Paul s ideas and points, as Carson does in this book.As for some of my favorite passages My favorite section had to do with an encouragement in preaching Applying 1 Corinthians 1 and 2, Carso...

  8. Joan says:

    Carson argues that the message of the cross must shape all our ministry We forget it is the power of God and maybe think it foolishness We turn to strategic planning instead.This book is a wise exposition of the passages and contains many challenges for Christian leaders Paul resolved to know nothing except Christ and him crucified What would our ministries look like if Christ crucified was at the very center Would musicians really be sneaking their way back up to the stage during the aft Carson argues that the message of the cross must shape all our ministry We forget it is the power of God and maybe think it foolishness We turn to strategic planning instead.This book is a wise exposition of the passages and contains many challenges for Christian leaders Paul resolved to know nothing except Christ and him crucified What would our ministries look like if Christ crucified was at the very center Would musicians really be sneaking their way back up to the stage during the after sermon prayer if we valued Christ crucifiedthan smooth performance Other challenges include what it really means to be spiritual Do leaders see it as their passion to bring people to consistent Chri...