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Episode 106- Jonathan Leeman– Word-Centered Church: How Scripture Brings Life and Growth to God’s People

Posted On July 26, 2017

Welcome to the 106th episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins interviews Jonathan Leeman about his book Word-Centered Church: How Scripture Brings Life and Growth to God’s People (Moody, 2017).

What you’ll hear in this episode:

  • How Jonathan fights for the sufficiency of God’s Word in his own life.
  • The unique power of the Word in the Christian life and ministry.
  • God’s Word as an extension of His identity, purposes, affections, and power.
  • The delight and duty of daily reading God’s Word.
  • What Pastors and ministry leaders can do about the growing problem of biblical illiteracy.
  • The dangers of de-centering Scripture in the church.
  • The need for pastors to continue to grow in grace.
  • A Word-centered sermon.

About the Guest:

JONATHAN LEEMAN is the editorial director of 9Marks, which involves him in editing the 9Marks series of books as well as the 9Marks Journal. He has written a number of books on the church, including Reverberation, and he teaches theology at several seminaries. Jonathan lives with his wife and four daughters in a suburb of Washington, DC and serves as an elder at Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington. You can learn more about him and his writing at www.9Marks.org.

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