J.D. Greear on the Importance of Investing in Marriage – RightNow Media

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Are you taking time to invest daily in the health, both spiritual and physical of your marriage. JD Greear has some great insight on the importance of nurturing your marriage.

About JD:
J.D. Greear is the lead pastor of The Summit Church, in Raleigh-Durham, NC and author of Gospel: Recovering the Power that Made Christianity Revolutionary (2011) and Stop Asking Jesus into Your Heart: How to Know for Sure You Are Saved (2013). Two main things characterize The Summit Church: its gospel focus and sending culture. The gospel is not merely the diving board off of which we jump into the pool of Christianity, it’s also the pool itself. Joy, reckless generosity, and audacious faith all come by learning more about God’s extravagant love found in Christ.

God has blessed The Summit Church with tremendous growth. Under J.D.’s leadership, the Summit has grown from a plateaued church of 300 to one of nearly 8,000, making it one of Outreach magazine’s “top 25 fastest-growing churches in America” for several years running.

J.D. has also led the Summit to further the kingdom of God by pursuing a bold vision to plant one thousand new churches by the year 2050. In the last ten years, the church has sent out more than 300 people to serve on church planting teams, both domestically and internationally. J.D. completed his Ph.D. in Theology at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary where he is also a faculty member, writing on the correlations between early church presentations of the gospel and Islamic theology. Having lived serving among Muslims, he has a burden to see them, as well as every nation on earth, come to know and love the salvation of God in Christ.

He and his beautiful wife Veronica live in Raleigh, NC and are raising four ridiculously cute kids: Kharis, Alethia, Ryah, and Adon.

JD Greear – Liberty University Convocation

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On October 13, 2014, at Convocation, North America’s largest weekly gathering of Christian students, JD Greear, Pastor of The Summit Church at Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, spoke to students about the assurance of one’s faith. He encouraged students to stop relying on memories of their conversions and instead examine their lives and the growth they experience as testaments to their faith.

JD Greear is a pastor and author of numerous books, including Stop Asking Jesus Into Your Heart: How to Know for Sure You Are Saved. Greear received a doctorate in Philosophy from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2003 and has been the pastor of The Summit Church since 2002.

J.D. Greear, pastor of The Summit Church in Raleigh-Durham, NC, and author of Gaining by Losing,

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J.D. Greear, pastor of The Summit Church in Raleigh-Durham, NC, and author of Gaining by Losing, discusses the importance of pastors shifting their focus from “seating capacity” to “sending capacity.”

Originally aired on theDove TV & Radio July 31,2015
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