Posted On January 20, 2020

Tim Chester- Truth We Can Touch: How Baptism and Communion Shape Our Lives

by | Jan 20, 2020 | Equipping You in Grace, Featured

On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Tim Chester talk about the purpose and nature of baptism and the Lord’s Supper, how Christian’s shared stories give them identity and shape the way they live, along with his new book, Truth We Can Touch: How Baptism and Communion Shape Our Lives (Crossway, 2020).

What you’ll hear in this episode

  • The importance of baptism for Christian.
  • The importance of Communion for the Christian.
  • How Christian’s shared stories give us our identity and shape the way, we live.
  • Some of the commitments we are saying we believe when we participate in Communion.
  • Why baptism is both a tomb and a womb.
  • How the Lord’s Supper is a means where our Christian character is formed.
  • How the Lord’s Supper is part of our training ground as Christians.
  • Some of the implications that flow from the communal nature of Communion.
  • How Communion offers the possibility of re-enchanting our world with a moment of transcendence and a glimpse of heaven.

About the Guest

Tim Chester (PhD, University of Wales) is a faculty member of Crosslands and a pastor with Grace Church, Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire. He is an author or co-author of over forty books, including A Meal with JesusReforming Joy; and, with Michael Reeves, Why the Reformation Still Matters.

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