Resources by Ronni Kurtz

Ronni Kurtz is the Pastor of Teaching and Equipping at Emmaus Church, a church in the metro of Kansas City, Missouri. He is also a student in the PhD program at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is happily married to Kristen Kurtz. You can follow him on Twitter @RonniKurtz

Jul 21

Why We Sing With The Lights On by Ronni Kurtz

I fear that in our attempt to eliminate distractions we’ve also eliminated the corporate reality of worship.

Oct 23

The Unique Gospel Power of a Spouse by Ronni Kurtz

There is a unique power behind the gospel when it comes from the lips of my love.

Sep 12

The Painful Paradox of Christian Friendship by Ronni Kurtz

If God is calling you to experience the painful paradox of Christian friendship, know this brothers and sisters, he is good.

Jul 13, 2015

The Greatest Doctrine You've Never Heard Of by Ronni Kurtz

If you want to have your breath taken away by grace, wonder the New Testament in search for what happens to wicked men and women who are “in, with, through, and by” Christ.

Feb 9

The Gospel and Social Media Part 4 by Ronni Kurtz

Thinking through these questions often can help identify your stream as a gospel-filled well your followers should drink from often or a gospel-less pit followers should avoid.

Feb 2

The Gospel and Social Media Part 3 by Ronni Kurtz

In a thread of confirmation bias, hate, uncareful thinking, narcissism, and over exaggerations, be the voice of gospel reason.

Jan 26

The Gospel and Social Media Part 2 by Ronni Kurtz

Remember, a cross and the pursuit of the good of others should mark your Christian life. This must be true for your social media presence as well.

Jan 19

The Gospel and Social Media Part 1 by Ronni Kurtz

Your justification isn’t in the fact that you don’t post selfies or engage in over-the-top political comment streams. It’s in the blood of a murdered Son.

Sep 28

I Was Wrong About The Church by Ronni Kurtz

When we are with our fellow brothers and sisters in Christ, we get a small taste of what it is like to be home.

Jun 3, 2016

Embarrassing Christianity by Ronni Kurtz

Jesus' torn flesh and spilt blood was for the embarrassing—those like you and me.

Apr 23, 2015

A Word to the Young Pastor by Ronni Kurtz

For any pastor, especially the young one, it is easy to become self-centered. We can even see this in ministry too, when guys perform ministry duties so that they are made much of. In the nicest way I can let me remind you, young pastor, that by yourself there is nothing in you but sin and death.

Jul 31

Assurance and God's Un-Crossed Fingers by Ronni Kurtz

Doubting and insecure Christian, one day you’ll believe God.