Eerdmans has put an extended record of books on sale and I’ve chosen at the least a number of for my Kindle offers web page. There are some others there as effectively.
Westminster Books is providing a deal on David Murray’s new Bible-reading plan for youths, Assembly with Jesus.
(Yesterday on the weblog: When the Very Better of Issues Work Collectively for Evil)
Conrad Mbewe is the one to reply this query, and he does so primarily from an African perspective. “What prosperity gospel preachers should do in the light of COVID-19 is to honestly face facts. Unlike malaria and cancer, here is a disease that is so contagious that it has forced them to go into hiding for dear life’s sake—like the rest of us.”
I recognize this one from Brad Hambrick. “Sometimes when I hear Christians talk about marriage, it sounds a bit idealistic. Some of the ‘if you do things God’s way…’ promises feel a recipe for happily ever after. The logic seems to be that because God created marriage, Christians have a leg up on everybody else for having a satisfying marriage.” But it surely’s not all the time so easy, is it?
TikTok has turn out to be the app for youthful people. Right here’s a few of what you might want to find out about it.
“Alone time, household time, and digital friendship are great items, however one thing in us rightly yearns for extra. Sure, we should study to thrill extra absolutely within the friendship of the Lord throughout this time. In spite of everything, Jesus is a buddy (John 15:15). He’s additionally the bread of life. Nonetheless, we’d by no means inform a ravenous individual to be content material as a result of ‘Jesus is the bread of life.’ Simply as it’s unsuitable to spiritualize and low cost the will for bodily nourishment, so additionally it’s unsuitable to spiritualize and low cost the necessity for friendship. Jesus is our buddy, however He created us to wish earthly Christian fellowship too.”
The 20 th century was a key one for the church. On this article from Tabletalk, Donald Fortson gives an outline of a few of its spotlight and lowlights.
I’m an enormous fan of Apple’s merchandise and software program, however even I can’t presumably defend their terrible butterfly keyboard. Fortunately, it’s now lastly been relegated to the previous.
Right here, only for enjoyable, is a humorous little comedian from xkcd.
Lately, and largely for my very own functions, I discovered myself interested by a number of the parts that may make a sermon tough to hearken to. Having jotted them down, I assumed I’d share them with you.
Lowly gentleness just isn’t a technique Jesus often acts towards others. Gentleness is who he’s. It’s his coronary heart. —Dane Ortlund