Adam Barr

Adam T. Barr serves as senior pastor at Peace Church, a healthy, growing community in Grand Rapids, Michigan. As the president and founder of Borderlands, a worldview ministry, Adam has lectured across the country on this topic and produced video curriculum. He also serves with Kevin DeYoung on the board of RCA Integrity, a renewal movement in the Reformed Church in America that gathers pastors from across the denomination each year for the Integrity Conference, where Adam has presented some of the material in this book.

He graduated magna cum laude from Hope College with a B.A. in Religion and Philosophy, earned his MDiv from Western Theological Seminary and a ThM from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and completed several PhD-level courses at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia.

Adam’s book Exploring the Story (Zondervan) has sold more than 20,000 copies. In 2004–05, Adam revised, edited, expanded, and wrote for the Zondervan Illustrated Bible Commentary, originally edited by F. F. Bruce. Currently he is under contract with Baker, producing preaching and teaching components for the Teaching the Text commentary series.

But Adam’s first calling is as a husband and father. Together with his wife, Jennifer, and their four sons, he seeks to embody the ideas he has been called to communicate.

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Don’t Freak Out

The culture has moved so far away from a biblical worldview. Ron Citlau and Adam Barr explain how we can hold fast to truth with confidence, grace, and joy.

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What the Gospel Means for All Sinners

How do we as Christians love our gay friends without losing the truth? Adam Barr and Ron Citlau explain how we can share good news with people who experience same-gender attraction.

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Loving Our Gay Friends Without Losing the Faith

Ron Citlau experienced a dramatic change in his life once he came to faith in Christ. What helped him as a young believer was the church loving him and accepting him where he was. Adam Barr joins Ron.

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