Avid readers could also be on this new podcast from Westminster Books known as The Afterword. They’re launching with a e book giveaway—a great way to attract of their target market!
In the present day’s Kindle offers embody a number of books and amongst them are a number of the newer titles by Os Guinness and a modern-day traditional by Francis Schaeffer.
I recognize this name for warning when theologizing about COVID-19 or deciphering God’s windfall in it. “As innately curious creatures with a high view of the sovereignty of God it’s natural that our interest should wander to trying to make sense of what’s going on. Like the sons of Issachar in 1 Chronicles 12:32, we don’t want simply to survive in these times; we want to understand them. We yearn to know what the pandemic means.”
WORLD tells how Samaritan’s Purse was each lauded and loathed in New York Metropolis. “While protesters posted signs on fences surrounding the hospital, grateful New Yorkers also placed flowers there. SP workers said they didn’t have to worry about meals: Food trucks and catering companies showed up with free food.”
Right here’s a wierd little little bit of church historical past. “The decision was most likely a foregone conclusion, and apparently the sentence was demise as a result of it wasn’t lengthy earlier than the Protestants have been trying to defenestrate the Catholics, which is to say throw them out the window.”
Evangelical church buildings have lengthy been dominated by the three B’s: our bodies, buildings, and budgets. Trevin Wax wonders whether or not the pandemic will assist church buildings provide you with higher measures of well being.
For some time Toms have been all the trend, after which instantly they have been principally gone. Right here’s how they rose and fell.
Russell Moore: “Now, it’s true we will be ‘back to normal’ if by that one means the ability to gather once again. Yes, we will do that. We will be able to sing together again. We will be able to hug each other again. We will be able to take communion together again. But this will not happen in one Sunday, for which we can mark our calendars and count down toward, as though it were Advent moving toward Christmas.”
Lindsey Carlson solutions some good questions on elevating ladies.
Temptation engages your wishes, appearing on these wishes results in sin, and sin results in demise.
Jesus doesn’t love like us. We love till we’re betrayed. Jesus continued to the cross regardless of betrayal. We love till we’re forsaken. Jesus beloved by way of forsakenness. We love as much as a restrict. Jesus likes to the tip. —Dane Ortlund