From the Back Cover
1 Corinthians could have been written today. The Gospel on the Street is 1 Corinthians for the 90s. This book connects Paul's messages to modern examples--relating to questions and concerns of people of the generation.
Paul tried to equip the Corinthians to live the gospel amidst a sophisticated culture. Being a Christian in today's society continues to be a challenge. Many of the problem met by the Corinthians--the force of many temptations and intense division among themselves--are concerns Christian still deal with. We wrestle with what it means to live in view of Christ's return, the appropriate function of spiritual gifts, and how to conduct public worship. Here you will discover how those some principle Paul gave are helpful to thriving Christian eve in this time.
The Gospel on the Street provides the rare opportunity to see the struggles of the Corinthians and our won church problems today--side by side. You'll find the reassurance that tells us we are still God's people; you will also find the gospel speaking just as clearly for you today as it did for the Corinthians long ago. Take a close look. Reading The Gospel on the Street will strengthen your heart and in turn, strengthen your church family.