Posts by Cory Williams

Posts by Cory Williams

Book Review | Caring Enough To Confront

Caring Enough to Confront by David Augsburger (Regel Publishing, 2009) is a wonderful book on an often neglected aspect of honest communication. Originally published in 1973, this book has withstood the passing of time and has sold over half a million copies. I am admittedly very bad at handling conflict. To use Augsburger’s labeling of conflict management styles, my natural reaction is usually the “No Way—Avoid” strategy. That is why I found this book so useful. The book helped me…

20 Quotes | Ortlund’s The Gospel

The Gospel: How the Church Portrays the Beauty of Christ (Crossway, 2014) by Ray Ortlund, Jr. is a fantastic little book. At Park City, we give copies out to people who are seeking formal membership at our church. We do this because we think Ray is absolutely right about the necessity of gospel-culture in our church community. We don’t simply want to affirm the gospel on paper, we want it to be evident in the beauty of our relationships. Here…

20 Quotes | Gentle and Lowly

Gentle and Lowly is a special book. It has helped many readers capture the essence of the heart of Christ. Here are some quotes that really stood out to me: The point in saying that Jesus is lowly is that he is accessible. For all his resplendent glory and dazzling holiness, his supreme uniqueness and otherness, no one in human history has ever been more approachable than Jesus Christ…You don’t need to unburden or collect yourself and then come to…

20 Quotes | The Master Plan of Evangelism

The Master Plan of Evangelism (Revell Publishing, 1986) by Dr. Robert Coleman is a classic text. Here are twenty quotes that I found particularly helpful: When His plan is reflected upon, the basic philosophy is so different from that of the modern church that its implications are nothing less than revolutionary. (19) Jesus devoted most of His remaining life on earth to these few disciples. He literally staked His whole ministry upon them. (27) Having called his men, Jesus made…