At present’s Kindle offers embody only one, but it surely’s a model new one from Os Guinness that appears value contemplating.
(Yesterday on the weblog: Will You Assist Me Worship Around the World?)
Randy Alcorn gives an replace on a tragic however inspiring story.
That is so necessary for pastors to recollect. “Jesus says ‘Give them something to eat.’ But we can’t. Not on our own. No amount of eloquence, no clever video, no carefully crafted exposition will reach the hearts of the needy people in our churches without the work of Jesus. That’s what Jesus is teaching his disciples and what he is teaching us in this story.”
Samuel James echoes a whole lot of my ideas about films. “By the time I was parking the car in the Yorktown AMC for the movie, I had been sensing a transformation. Cinema had lost its charm. I was bored by the same critically lauded, morally ambiguous films I had devoured in a previous life.”
Right here’s a protracted and Bible-based checklist of causes it’s best to go to church.
“Glen comes house to seek out me, face-down on the couch. The home appears to be like like we’ve been burgled. The youngsters are hollering and looking for a snug sitting place on my backbone. ‘How was your day?‘ I mumble right into a cushion. ‘Yeah, high quality. Couple of conferences. Ending scripts for brand spanking new Christmas movies. Skyped somebody within the States. Wrote my talks for the convention and despatched off a manuscript. Despatched off the funding purposes and did a session on Trinity with the interns. How about you? What did you stand up to?’”
Ligonier Ministries lately hosted an Ask Ligonier session with John MacArthur. Dialog went far and extensive!
I count on we might all use some encouragement and steering on this. “One of the greatest concerns—and heartaches—for many Christians is with the members of their families who have not come to faith in Christ, or who perhaps have abandoned the faith they grew up with. Many, many of us are burdened in our prayers for such loved-ones, and sometimes it is hard to know how and what to pray.”
When marriage sometime ends, we are going to agree that God has not subtracted something, however solely added. He has not divided, however united us in a fair deeper manner.
God’s first promise was for the person of heaven to descend and save us. Humanity’s plan is to ascend to heaven and “make a name for ourselves.” —Glen Scrivener