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“The surge in numbers of those identifying as transgender is one of the strangest and most confusing trends of our cultural moment.” Matthew Hosier presents three causes (type of) why so few persons are pushing again.
Right here’s a brand new podcast that’s price subscribing to. Three pastors in Rome talk about and analyze Roman Catholic theology and observe from an Evangelical perspective.
The Creaking on the Stairs: Discovering Religion in God in God By way of Childhood Abuse (SPONSORED LINK)
I took a slight step again, expertise educating me to not preserve fully out of placing distance, which might solely anger her additional, however to be simply far sufficient away for it solely to sting when she hit out. She ripped open the envelope and with it tore part of the paper inside. Her eyes scanned the information and I stood there sweating, praying desperately for a great outcome and a pain-free night. ‘Please God, please God, please God.’
That is such a great and necessary article by Jamie Brown. “In many ways, the worship wars of the 1980’s, 1990’s, and 2000’s were like a marital conflict. The conflict grew so intense, and dragged on for so long, that reconciliation no longer seemed possible. Eventually, hearts were hardened towards one another, and what was once just separation was finally codified in divorce.”
I discovered this evaluation of various accents fascinating.
TGC has a longform article about LGBTQ laws and the way Christian schools are responding to them. (Or in some circumstances getting ready to reply to the stipulations which might be coming within the close to future.)
It’s wonderful how Jesus Calling simply continues to promote and the way it continues to affect folks. 9Marks has a brand new assessment of it that factors out a number of the most urgent issues.
Do you keep in mind the sounds of the early web? Right here’s what all of them meant. “Once upon a time, going onto the internet was a journey through sound. Before all our phones were online all the time, before there were wifi connections in houses, planes, libraries, and coffee shops, we were logged off before we made the conscious decision to log on. Doing so meant listening to familiar dial tones, then a series of mysterious bleeps and bloops, and finally a loud static-y crash that sounded like a radio stuck between stations (if you remember that sound too).”
The pastor’s function is to not repair, however to minister. It’s to not restore what has been damaged, to revive what has been separated, to heal what has been wounded. Slightly, the pastor’s job—and his nice delight—is to minister.
Prayer is arguably probably the most goal measurement of our dependence upon God. The stuff you pray about are the stuff you belief God to deal with. The stuff you neglect to hope about are the stuff you belief you may deal with by yourself. ―H.B. Charles Jr.