Back to Basics is the teaching and preaching ministry of Pastor Brian Brodersen. Back to Basics provides practical biblical principles for daily living found in the Word of God. On this website, you will find a collection of teachings, books, videos, and other valuable resources that will encourage your walk with the Lord.


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Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers by Dane Ortlund


As Christians, we know that God loves us. But oftentimes, the ups and downs of life lead us to believe that we have failed God or that He is disappointed or frustrated and close to giving up on us.

The pages of this book draw us to Matthew 11, where Jesus declares Himself to be “gentle and lowly in heart.” The gospel flows from God’s tender heart of love for the sinful and suffering, and when we recognize this truth, we find real rest.

As we read these chapters, we discover Jesus to be far more gracious, patient, and more loving than we ever imagined. This realization will comfort and sustain us and those for whom we are praying.

This month, Back to Basics Radio will send you Gentle and Lowly as our gift of appreciation for your generosity. Request a copy for yourself, a family member, your coworker, or your neighbor today!


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