It is of utmost importance that believers carry the most important message, the gospel, into the world. To do that, a proper use of language is necessary. God gave the Scriptures through words, and to communicate His Word, the Christian must use words. Therefore, a proper use of language, both spoken and written, must be of concern especially for the person training for Christian service. Secondarily, the examples used in this text provide a Christ-centered basis for interacting with the material. Major grammar areas that relate to good writing are the focus of the opening chapters with each chapter having exercises for the student to complete. The second section of the text focuses on sound principles of composition, giving students practice in various essay styles as well as research papers and form.