Immediately’s Kindle offers embrace a few books for younger adults in addition to some classics.
(Yesterday on the weblog: Puritan: All of Life to the Glory of God)
“In any sphere of culture, leaders are trying to sell themselves and their views. In fact, the very reason these leaders often rise to the top is their ability to persuade people of the rightness of their views and decisions. Yet, often they are so charismatic, so persuasive, that we are easily duped by poor reasons leading to flawed conclusions.” Bruce Ashford gives an inventory to search for.
Lucas O’Neill: “It agonizes me that so many churches with such great resources and strengths go the way of Samson, doing what’s right in their own eyes. In the process, they leave behind heaps of bleeding Christians, leg upon thigh (Judg. 15:8). Recovery for genuine believers who have been damaged by failed churches is a grueling process.”
One dangerous design led to an entire new emphasis on person friendliness. And now it’s tough to think about life with out it.
That is such good and vital stuff from Sinclair Ferguson.
“I have met with lots of people who have a deep need for you to know they are right. There is, of course, nothing wrong with being right. Being right is obviously a good thing. It is right, after all. Nor is there anything wrong with gently correcting people who are wrong. That is a loving thing to do. Equally, there is nothing wrong – of itself – disagreeing with somebody if we happen not to agree. There’s no point being dishonest. But there is something wrong with needing people to know we are right.” Fascinating…
Millennials Heading Into Center Age Are Like Child Boomers Who By no means Obtained a Likelihood To Growth
I don’t agree with the whole lot right here, however I do suppose it’s an fascinating tackle the Millennials as they start to hit center age.
This was a brief however efficient reminder that for some individuals in some circumstances, prayer could be very tough.
As Christian mother and father elevate their youngsters within the self-discipline and instruction of the Lord, we could be tempted to imagine some harmful myths about what we’re doing and the way we’re to go about it.