There are just a few Kindle offers price testing. We’ll hope for extra as a brand new month begins.
(Yesterday on the weblog: If the Bible Is Fallacious, I’m So, So Fallacious)
This can be a highly effective learn. It’s lovely, and tragic, and so very properly instructed.
Jared Wilson: “Each time it happens, we get less adept at incredulity, less inclined to outrage and distress. We’re not happy about it, of course, but we are, sadly, getting used to it. Then the backward troubleshooting begins, the diagnosing of sicknesses long after the deaths. Ministry post-mortems tell us so much, but it would be great if we could see the falls coming. But can’t we?”
And, in an identical vein: “The church today needs pastors who will faithfully represent Jesus in their preaching and lifestyles. If you sit under this type of ministry, give thanks to God. If you’re not sure whether you do, here are six characteristics of pastors you need to avoid…”
CNN has an fascinating article on the rising Chinese language church buildings in Kenya.”Each Sunday morning in an prosperous suburb of Nairobi, Kenya, the hovering music of Chinese language hymns fills the empty corridors of a Monday-to-Friday workplace block.”
“It is in these very moments that the gospel comes to bear. The gospel of Jesus Christ speaks not only to our agreement in Christ, but it also guides how we disagree in Christ. Disagreeing with another brother or sister is not inherently wrong, nor is it off-limits to publicly call that brother or sister to account for their actions or views.”
Right here’s an fascinating look on how Fb in North America is just not fairly the identical as Fb in Sri Lanka (or many different locations). “Sri Lanka’s ban on social media carries an implicit, and crucial, assumption: that the internet can produce good and ill effects, but its fundamental structure—a global information network that works more or less the same anywhere on Earth—is an unimpeachable given. But what if it’s not? What if the very fact of a global social network is impossible?”
It’s arduous to inform if Gen Z is creating tendencies or being manipulated into them. “They’ve shunned beer, they want companies to take political stands and they trust Kardashians to make their makeup choices. But perhaps the biggest surprise about this new cohort of teenagers is the most unexpected of all: They love the shopping mall.”
The church that continues to be devoted to God is the church that continues to be devoted to the Phrase of God. The wholesome church is the preaching church.
All of God’s individuals are extraordinary individuals who have been made extraordinary by the aim he has given them. —Oswald Chambers