RHB and different publishers have come by means of with a couple of good Kindle offers, so the avid collectors need to take a peek.
(Yesterday on the weblog: COVID-19, Pandemics, and Ventilators: Chatting with a Physician on the Entrance Strains)
Murray Campbell: “As we approach two months of COVID-19 restrictions, I have noticed a number of trends beginning to emerge among Australian Churches. These indications are based on my own experience and the many conversations I am having with pastors across the country. Also, standing behind the observations are these 3 theological premises: God remains Sovereign over the world today; Human nature doesn’t change. The Bible’s doctrine of total depravity remains the status quo; The Gospel of Jesus Christ remains good, true, and powerful today.”
This video is undoubtedly too constructive towards Starbucks, however it’s nonetheless an attention-grabbing little biographical sketch of the corporate that kicked off America’s espresso craze.
9Marks has launched a mini-site to useful resource church buildings and pastors as they proceed to guide by means of the pandemic.
Randy Alcorn: “Because we’ve already lived on earth, I think it will seem from the first that we’re coming home. The New Earth will strike us as familiar because it will be the old earth raised, as our bodies will be our old bodies raised. The New Earth will be the home we’ve always longed for.”
“This pandemic should cause us to embrace our fragility. To remind ourselves that even with our advancements in science, our state of the art technology, our unprecedented standard of living, and our greater life expectancy, we can lose it all in a blink of an eye. We are not God.” However this could not trigger us to despair. Removed from it!
Michael Kruger exhibits how Saruman supplies some classes on de-conversion. “Tolkien’s world is extra nuanced than simply the nice guys and the unhealthy guys. As a substitute, there are literally good guys that develop into unhealthy guys—which makes issues very sophisticated. It’s an ideal image of de-conversion.”
You could take pleasure in this new poem from Leanne Todd. Having been touched by ache and incapacity, she writes about therapeutic and a better therapeutic.
You possibly can’t act stunned when a hospital is filled with sick folks and shouldn’t be stunned when a church is filled with messy, sinful folks.
God’s meticulous sovereignty—whether or not we stay or die—serves his holiness and righteousness and goodness and knowledge. In Christ we aren’t his dispensable pawns. We’re his valued kids. —John Piper