I believe Ellie Holcomb is creating a number of the most enjoyable-for-adults youngsters’ music immediately. Her new album Sing: Remembering Songs is proof.
Westminster Books has an incredible sale on an incredible Sinclair Ferguson ebook: The Complete Christ.
(Yesterday on the weblog: New and Notable Christian Books for February 2020)
That is such a candy reflection on transferring from one part of parenting to a different. “Final yr I packed up nearly all of our child issues. Play mats, burp cloths, garments, and the varied paraphernalia that acquired us by one stage and on to the subsequent have been stuffed into our previous Buick. They might discover their new dwelling with one other mother.”
Carl Trueman writes about a number of the unprecedented (and never completely unprecedented) stuff happening throughout us. “Yet for all of the continuities and precedents that likely exist in the past for the way we live in the present, it’s arguable that the times in which we live today do exhibit a number of pathologies whose coincidence is unprecedented. This doesn’t necessarily mean the church’s response needs to be as novel as the times, as I will argue below; but it does mean that we need to reflect on the implications of our times, lest we panic overmuch or rest too much on our laurels.”
Boeing has been having a whole lot of hassle these days. Considered one of their upcoming challenges will probably be to get the 737 MAX again within the air—and the flying public again on the 737 MAX.
Darryl Sprint extols the worth of pastors having pastoral associates. “In my first church, a deacon began a meeting by yelling at me. He stood inches from my face before storming out. Nobody in the meeting knew what to do. I called a friend of mine — a pastor — for lunch the next day. He cleared his schedule and took me to a nice lunch. He was older than me, and he’d been there. He offered me little advice but lots of understanding, and I remember that lunch to this day.”
In the end, a tradition of evangelism is best than a program for evangelism. So right here’s how and why you must get to work on creating that sort of tradition in your church. “The New Testament teaches that evangelism is the whole church’s job. But asserting the ‘whole church’ does evangelism can be a bit confusing. What does that mean? Is there some special evangelism program hidden somewhere in the pages of the New Testament? Furthermore, what if any relationship exists between our personal evangelism and our church’s outreach ministry?”
Dan DeWitt writes concerning the significance (and limitations) of theological statements. “Such statements should give both clarity and liberty. They should give clarity for where those who sign the statement believe the Bible provides definitive direction. They should also give liberty to operate within the parameters of the statement while perhaps disagreeing on other issues that don’t violate the written confession.”
Anglicanism is exclusive among the many Protestant “branches.” Listed below are a few of its distinctives.
One of many foremost lies you might be tempted to consider in the case of porn is that this: It’s not that huge a deal.
Jesus died for the actual you, so come to God with the actual you. Come together with your temptations, struggles, doubts, and anxieties. —Darryl Sprint