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The small miracle of 1 boy’s first Bible

Indonesia (MNN) -- Agus is a sixth-grader from Kalimantan, Indonesia, a small village situated on the rainforested island of Borneo. Agus' household practices Animism, the assumption that souls possess on a regular basis objects and vegetation . Agus did too, till seven {dollars} launched him to the Gospel. Bruce Allen of FMI tells the story.... Read more

On Being an Inflatable Tank

It’s considered one of my favourite tales from a conflict that was packed filled with stranger-than-fiction moments. Throughout the Second World Conflict, the Allied forces created a dummy military. Wanting to deceive the Germans into considering they had been stronger than they really had been, the Allies employed a group of artists and designers to... Read more

A La Carte (October 9)

Right here’s a can’t miss deal from Crossway: “If you are currently working in ministry outside of the US, we want to serve you with free access to the ESV.org Basic subscription plan featuring a host of robust Bible study resources.” Click on right here to enroll. Simply Give Me a Signal “This kind of thinking... Read more

Why (Extra Than Ever Earlier than) You Have to Learn Deeply

In case you had surveyed the technological world of 1994—a time of chirping pagers, beeping fax machines, and “Be kind, please rewind” that videotape from Blockbuster—would you might have perceived an imminent risk to the apply of studying and the very idea of tradition? Sven Birkerts did. That 12 months Birkerts wrote, “Chip and screen... Read more

Pastor’s Spouse, Put together for Seasons of Discouragement

Throughout my husband’s second yr of pastoral ministry I had critical doubts about making it as a pastor’s spouse. After an unrelenting season of trial, I used to be damaged, bruised, and bloodied by church hurts, ministry-staff battle, my very own sinful responses, and fallout we couldn’t appear to redeem. Nobody had ready me to... Read more

Four Sensible Suggestions for Devoted Office Witness

The office may be an awesome expertise for the Christian. We need to do our jobs nicely, however we additionally need to attend to the non-public and non secular wants of our friends. We need to respect the work we’re doing, however not enable it to turn into an idol. How precisely will we embody... Read more

HOW TO STAY COOL, WHEN IT GETS HOT: GUARD YOUR THOUGHTS

HOW TO STAY COOL, WHEN IT GETS HOT Week Three: Guard Your Ideas It’s summertime! And it's getting sizzling. Wherever we go, we are going to see women and men sporting much less clothes. What does this imply after we battle with lust? Temptation. This month we're on a mission that will help you gracefully... Read more

How you can Dwell the Bible — What the Bible Says About Work

That is the seventy-first lesson in creator and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How you can Dwell the Bible collection. If somebody or a bunch who wish to comply with alongside on this journey by Scripture, they will get extra information and signal as much as obtain these essays by way of e-mail right here. See Mel... Read more

Weekend A La Carte (August 31)

There are 4 (and precisely 4!) Kindle offers to take a look at right this moment. On the Westminster entrance, there’s a whole lot of good group research sources on sale (for adults and children, to check matters or to check the Bible, and many others.). (Yesterday on the weblog: Grandchildren Are the Crown of... Read more

Witch docs sacrifice children; Set Free provides safety and hope

Uganda (MNN) -- A Ugandan pastor lately issued a global name for assist. Talking earlier than Australia’s parliament, Pastor Peter Sewakiryanga red-flagged the rise of kid sacrifices in his nation and requested officers to take motion. Uganda’s authorities lacks funding to correctly tackle the difficulty, in keeping with Australia-based ABC Information. Set Free Ministries’ Dean... Read more

A La Carte (July 8)

At present’s Kindle offers embrace some good books from Crossway (plus a few others). (Yesterday on the weblog: The Lord Is My Salvation) Conservative Protestant Males Are Nonetheless Resisting Porn We don’t get plenty of excellent news on the subject of pornography, so this was good to learn. “Protestant men today who attend church regularly... Read more

Coaching Dragons and Studying to Say Goodbye

Learn how to Practice Your Dragon: The Hidden World launched in the US on the finish of February 2019, so it’s possible that in case you had been going to see it, you will have and spoiler warnings aren't obligatory. Nonetheless, in case you’re like me and end up having to attend till the DVD... Read more

Repair Your Eyes on Jesus

“Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.” Hebrews 12:2 You possibly can’t stroll straight whereas blindfolded. You possibly can strive, and possibly succeed... Read more

6 Methods to Carry Gentle to Heated Talks with Youngsters

Each mother and father I’ve met has felt pissed off by repeatedly stumbling into troublesome conversations with their teenage youngsters. These conversations appear to return out of nowhere, pack numerous vitality, and depart everybody bruised and tiptoeing round one another . . .  till the subsequent one. I think laborious conversations would happen even when... Read more

Parkland Survivor Speaks Out In opposition to Madonna’s Video for ‘God Control’

Emma González, a survivor of the Parkland faculty taking pictures and vocal gun reform activist, is talking out in opposition to a brand new music video from Madonna. The music video graphically portrays a mass taking pictures at an evening membership through which Madonna is likely one of the victims. González tweeted that video is... Read more

Lebanon: How a revival shook issues up

Lebanon (MNN) – Kingdom mindedness -- it's this concept that as a substitute of working solely to additional a selected ministry, the Christian neighborhood works with the aim of furthering God’s Kingdom. Generally it takes a disaster to awaken the Church to this Kingdom mindset. For Lebanon, that disaster was the Syrian struggle. Now, for... Read more

Seeing and Believing 202 | Man Ritchie’s Aladdin and Olivia Wilde’s Booksmart

http://visitors.libsyn.com/capcpod/202_Aladdin_and_Booksmart.mp3 With Disney’s new Aladdin remake lately making waves on the field workplace, lots of people are wishing for a Seeing & Believing assessment. Your want is our command! Wade and Kevin discover the newest live-action remake of a beloved Disney basic to see the way it measures up, each as a successor to the... Read more

Heresy Usually Begins with Boredom

The place does dangerous theology start to go dangerous? Are there frequent origin factors for heresies? In his ebook Unhealthy Faith, Ross Douthat makes the compelling case that heresies typically start with makes an attempt to neatly resolve the inherent paradoxes of the Christian religion, choosing both/or the place orthodoxy is ready to maintain the... Read more

5 Causes to Preserve Going to Church with Child Mind

In case you have younger youngsters, I do know one factor about you. You’re drained. Likelihood is you haven’t slept nicely in months, probably years, and the considered going to church can appear tiring, daunting, a bridge too far. And on these Sundays you do drag your exhausted household alongside, the children don’t settle in,... Read more

Fosse/Verdon Recap, “Where Am I Going?” (Episode 5)

For eight weeks, FX is airing Fosse/Verdon, a restricted sequence about iconic choreographer/director Bob Fosse and legendary dancer Gwen Verdon, his spouse and inventive companion. In addition to being catnip for theater followers, their story raises ideas and questions on love, artwork, sacrifice, exploitation, abuse, and different matters which might be each well timed and timeless. This... Read more