Monday, May 18, 2009

Proclaiming a Cross-Centered Theology

The manuscripts of each sermon and/or address from Together for the Gospel 2008 will be published by Crossway as a compilation titled, Proclaiming a Cross-Centered Theology. The publication date is, appropriately for a book on the theology of the cross, Reformation Day 2009 (October 31).

The publisher's description reads as follows:

Loving, teaching, and rightly dividing the Word of God is every pastor’s privilege and responsibility. If a pastor understands what the Word says about God, man, and the curse, about Christ and his substitutionary atonement, and about the call to repentance and sacrifice, he will develop and preach a sound theology. And sound theology is, in the words of J. Ligon Duncan, essential to faithful pastoral ministry.

Proclaiming a theology that is centered on Christ’s atonement is especially critical, for by this atonement, Christians have been brought from death to life, and by it a church lives or dies. In this penetrating sequel to Preaching the Cross, John Piper, R. C. Sproul, John MacArthur, and Thabiti Anyabwile join authors Mark Dever, Ligon Duncan, C. J. Mahaney, and Albert Mohler in exploring the church’s need for faithful proclamation and calling pastors and churches to cross-centered, scripturally saturated thinking.

And in case you were wondering, registration has already opened for Together for the Gospel 2010.