Gospel-Centered Resources from Midwestern Seminary
Travis Montgomery is a husband to Lauren, an M.Div. student at Midwestern Seminary, a contributor at ExegeticalTools.com, and a child of God. He writes and sings at travisjmontgomery.com.
What does it mean to be a minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ? It is to behold the eternal, miraculous, courageous cross of Christ and, with unveiled face, be transformed.
The barren land of human brokenness, which has only ever yielded enough fruit for us to fight over, has been trumped completely by the death, burial, and resurrection of Christ, the True Vine.
For all His love for humanity, God did not ultimately preserve a nation for the sake of sheer benevolence. He did so for His glory.
If a pastor, as a signpost, points to the revealed theological realities of God, he must point supremely to the heart of that revelation: the gospel of Jesus Christ.
We need a script, a revelatory rehearsal for the crushing inevitability of life and death.