Christine chats with author Jared Wilson about what spiritual gifts are, how we should think about them, and why the church is so important in helping us know how we're gifted. Jared shares how we can avoid a self-focus when it comes to how God's created us to serve him and how we can know if we're serving in the Spirit's strength rather than our own.
In addition, Jared and Christine talk about when Jared left the pastorate, how he knew it was time to make a change, and how times of transition can often reveal the idolatry we place in our identity.
LINKS FROM THE SHOW
Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary // Jared's new book, The Gospel-Driven Church // The Imperfect Disciple // The Pastor's Justification // Spiritual Gifts passages: 1 Corinthians 12, Romans 12, Ephesians 4
Thank you to Baker Books for sponsoring today's episode! Find Scott Kedersha's new book, Ready or Knot? on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or Christianbook.com. Visit ScottKedersha.com/Ready for more information.
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Published February 26, 2019