Immediately’s Kindle offers embrace a little bit of a seize bag (wherein you’ll discover some Piper, some Eareckson Tada, and extra).
Westminster Books has a deal on a brand new video sequence from Tim Keesee referred to as Luke’s Dispatches. (Tim and I, as you could bear in mind, are at the moment fundraising for one more journey.)
Christianity Immediately covers the information. “Chick-fil-A has announced plans to end charitable giving to Christian organizations—including the Salvation Army and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)—amid concern over LGBT backlash as the popular Christian-owned business expands beyond the US.” Unsurprisingly, as Disrn factors out, it isn’t sufficient: GLAAD says Chick-fil-A donation shift not sufficient. Additionally, Russell Moore asks, “Ought to You Be Offended at Chick-Fil-A?”
I imagine I linked to this when it was on the 9Marks website, however it’s value a second learn. “When Youth for Christ (the ministry I work for) first started to see younger individuals coming to Christ from non-Christian backgrounds, we have been naturally involved concerning the rejection they may face from members of the family. We tried to make sure them that any rejection they skilled at residence can be offset by heat acceptance within the Christian neighborhood. Quickly, nevertheless, we realized that our counsel could have been unwise. Too typically, we didn’t stress how necessary it’s for brand new believers to keep up good relationships with their households. In our pleasure at seeing conversions, we neglected the significance of wholesome household relationships.”
“One of the wonderful things about the church that I pastor is that some people come to it and then come to the faith from very different cultures and backgrounds than my own. They often challenge me about some of my blind spots in what I preach.” That’s George Sinclair writing on TGC Canada.
“The New Testomony Scriptures abound with family codes wherein generations are referred to as not solely to not razz on one another, however to look to one another with love and a servant angle. And that’s earlier than we even get into the language of household: brothers and sisters, and stuff like that. Older males treating youthful as sons, youthful ladies seeking to older ladies within the church as moms.”
Eric Alexander: “For the Christian, ingratitude is not just a failure in manners. It is a sin against the God who did not spare even His own Son but delivered Him up for us all.”
I actually appreciated Seth Lewis’s ideas on being an immigrant.
Right here is one thing to be careful for when evaluating Christian lecturers and preachers.
Throughout a visit to China , I used to be invited to spend a while with some associates who stay there. They requested me questions that ranged far and huge, however right here we discuss productiveness and the way we will stay productive over the long-haul.
I’ve held many issues in my palms, and have misplaced all of them; however no matter I’ve positioned in God’s palms, that I nonetheless possess. —Martin Luther