Jonathan Leeman– The Rule of Love: How the Local Church Should Reflect God’s Love and Authority
On today’s Equipping You in Grace Episode, Dave Jenkins and Jonathan Leeman discuss the relationship of the love of God to the Christian life and the ministry of the local church, along with his book, The Rule of Love: How the Local Church Should Reflect God's Love and Authority (Crossway, 2018)
What you’ll hear in this episode
Why it’s so important to understand the character of God to understand biblical love better.
Why love and authority clash against our most basic intuitions.
The God-centeredness of the love of God.
How the love of God relates to the mission of the church.
How local church’s decisions about what to pray, sing and pray reveals what they think of the love of God.
What it looks like for a church to display the love of God by loving one another as Christ has loved us day to day.
About the Guest
Jonathan Leeman (PhD, University of Wales) is the editorial director for 9Marks. He has written for a number of publications and is the author or editor of several books. He is also an occasional lecturer at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and adjunct professor at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Jonathan lives with his wife and four daughters in a suburb of Washington, DC.
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