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Living in Love and Faith: an evangelical response

The recently released Living in Love and Faith (LLF) resources seek to set out "the Church's inherited teaching on Christian living in love and faith, especially with regard to marriage and singleness, and of emergent views and the Christian reasoning behind them". They, and the principle of listening to each other across the whole Church of... Read more

From Is To Ought – Living Out A Christian Identity – TGC Africa

Who am I? Where do I come from? Where am I going? These fundamental, existential questions have always engaged the human mind. They relate to notions of identity, belonging and purpose. Over the centuries Socrates, Plato, Kant, Kierkegaard, Leibniz, Sartre, Ricur and many others have tried to answer these questions. Their explorations, alas, were limited... Read more

How to Stop Living in the Past and Seize the Future

My husband and I just moved to Arizona. Tons of outdoors adventures are to be found here, including one of my favorites: hiking. We attempted our first hike in the Arizona heat recently and the hike was nothing but uphill. It was an exciting, yet intense journey in front of us. But we had a... Read more

Doctor on Biden’s Task Force: Living Past Age 75 Has Little Value and ‘Robs’ Society

Doctor on Biden's Task Force: Living Past Age 75 Has Little Value and 'Robs' Society One of Joe Bidens selections for his own coronavirus advisory board is a doctor who has questioned the value of living past the age of 75 and who has implied societys resources would better be used for those who are... Read more

‘Living in Love and Faith’: there may be much to encourage, but there is also every reason to stand firm

So here it is, everybody to paraphrase rock band Slade's great Christmas hit. Finally, after much deliberation, the much-heralded Church of England report - sorry, 'learning resource' - on issues such as same-sex marriage, gender and relationships, optimistically entitled 'Living in Love and Faith', has arrived. However, unlike those celebrating in Noddy Holder's song, it... Read more

First impressions of the Church of England’s Living in Love and Faith are very disappointing

At the time of writing, the Church of England's new Living in Love and Faith (LLF) resources have been in the public domain for only a few hours, so this is of necessity very much an initial impression. The introductory video is, I regret to say, very disappointing. First impressions are powerful, and it opens with... Read more

Christians in Idlib still living in fear of jihadists

Some Christians have stayed in Idlib despite the huge personal risk(Photo: Ismael Martinez Sanchez/ACN)Christians in the Idlib province of Syria are still living with the daily threat of being killed, tortured or attacked, Aid to the Church in Need (ACN). Idlib lies to the north-west of Syria, bordering with Turkey, and is still controlled by... Read more

Church launches 250,000 support scheme for UK nationals living in France

(Photo: Reuters)A 250,000 scheme has been set up by the Diocese in Europe to assist UK nationals living in France with residency permit applications.  Britain formally left the European Union at the start of the year and the official transition period is set to end on 31 December.  Under the terms of the Withdrawal Agreement,... Read more

Living a Life of Gratitude | Devotional by Kristi Huseby

I have so much to be grateful for the people God has brought into my life, the family that I was born into and the many blessings He has poured out on me. And Im truly thankful for all Gods work in my life. But over the last few years, Ive become increasingly aware that... Read more

Living As a People Pleaser Will Suck You Dry | RELEVANT

For the first four decades of my lifeand please try to squelch any envy you may feel as a result of my personal achievementsI was an exceptional people pleaser. Sure, I liked to think that I was just super nice and quick to defer to the wants/wishes/plans of others, but the barebones reality is that... Read more

What The Vast of Night Taught Me about Living in the Moment – Christ and Pop Culture

If we struggle believing the best is yet to come, the first step is acknowledging that not all nostalgia is healthy . . . This content is for Christ and Pop Culture members only. If you'd like to continue reading it, either log in to your account or subscribe today. Article/Post Source

Living Water for the Thirsty | by Charles Spurgeon

I will pour out water to quench your thirst Isaiah 44:3 When a Christian believer falls into spiritual depression, he or she often tries to lift themselves out of it by focusing on their sorrow. Thats not the way to rise from the dust. Its a sure way to continue in it. It is not... Read more

What is Your standard for Living? | Daily Devotionals by Thoughts about God

Do not let this Book of the Law depart from your mouth; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful (Joshua 1:8). Where do you get your standard for living? On what do you base your value system?... Read more

How to Live the Bible Living With Conviction – Bible Gateway Blog

This is the one-hundred-fourteenth lesson in author and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How to Live the Bible series. If you know someone or a group who would like to follow along on this journey through Scripture, they can get more info and sign up to receive these essays via email here. What is conviction? How can... Read more

Living for Heaven in a World Gone to Hell (1 Peter 3:8-22) Sermon Notes | Real Faith

We live in a geographic desert. This time of year, climate pushes people to find oasis. We also live in a cultural desert. People are also seeking an oasis. Jesus Church should be that oasis to refresh & renew people. Roman Empire – #1 superpower self-destructing w/infighting, division, & selfishness Christians were a minority group... Read more

Living in the Past is Killing Your Future | RELEVANT Magazine

One of our biggest spiritual problems is this: we want God to do something new while we keep doing the same old thing. We want God to change our circumstances without us having to change at all. Were asking God for new wine, but weve still got an old wineskin. We get stuck, and... Read more

Living in times of turmoil, there is something Christians must remember

J John Sun 21 Jun 2020 8:43 BST (Photo: Unsplash/United Nations)Confined for three months within the United Kingdom I'm finding it hard to avoid a sense of national turmoil. There is the dreadful Covid-19 pandemic and ongoing issues of how the government should have responded. There is the way the appalling killing of George Floyd... Read more

Pray for fulfilled living in later life so that people of all ages can bear fruit for the Lord

(Photo: Pilgrims' Friend Society)The Pilgrims' Friend Society Prayer Week is a reminder that prayer is a vital ministry through which people of all ages can bear fruit for the Lord.When writing to the church in Corinth, the Apostle Paul talked about the people who prayed for him as 'helping in the work' (2 Corinthians 1:10-11). Paul... Read more

Living Faith in Local Politics: How One Mayor Leads

Odds are that even if youve heard of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, youve never been there. If you did visit, some things wouldnt surprise you. The small city of around 200,000 is surrounded by miles of fields and farms, vulnerable to tornadoes and flooding, and is strugglingas you may have heardwith methamphetamines. But its also... Read more

7 Living Christian Composers You Should Know

While mainstream popular music receives far more publicity than contemporary classical music (also ambiguously called new music), the 21st century is proving to be one of the most exciting and diverse times for classical music creation and stylistic fusion. You may also be surprised to know that even in todays highly secular arts culture, many... Read more

Dwelling in an Environment of Prayer – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] Is it actually attainable for a Christian to be concerned for nothing? asks this word from the Believers Bible Commentary relating to Philippians 4:6-7. A sentence later, the commentary creator supplies the resounding reply: It's attainable so long as we now have the useful resource of believing prayer. The Problem of Prayer At this... Read more

Learn how to Stay the Bible Residing within the Exile of Pandemic – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] That is the one-hundred-third lesson in writer and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ Learn how to Stay the Bible sequence. If you realize somebody or a bunch who wish to comply with alongside on this journey via Scripture, they'll get extra information and signal as much as obtain these essays through electronic mail right here. Mel... Read more

Video: Gods Dwelling Water – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] Whereas we could take water with no consideration, no being can stay with out it. God created this miracle aspect for us to outlive and convey us refreshment. It exists on Earth as vapor (fuel) within the ambiance, as liquid in rivers, streams, and oceans, and as strong in ice. It produces meals, gives... Read more

Collectively, Aside, Collectively: Dwelling into Easter

[ad_1] Of all the attractive elements of the on-line worship service led by the Washington Nationwide Cathedral I attended on Easter Sunday, the 600-person digital choir on Zoom moved me to tears. Collectively, aside, collectively, I believed, repeatedly blinking water away and attempting to come back to phrases with why this made me weep. Look,... Read more

Dwelling Room Liturgy: A Prayer for Laughter

[ad_1] I’ve been considering lately about how social distancing might create a possibility to follow solitude. However what I’ve realized is that for many people, it's not essentially clear learn how to take advantage of our solitude. Prayer is tough by yourself. With out the weekly encouragement and instance of praying collectively in communal worship,... Read more

How you can Stay the Bible Residing in a Catastrophic World – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] That is the one-hundred-first lesson in writer and pastor Mel Lawrenz’ How you can Stay the Bible sequence. If somebody or a gaggle who want to comply with alongside on this journey via Scripture, they'll get extra data and signal as much as obtain these essays by way of e mail right here. Mel... Read more

Residing a Lifetime of Knowledge Is Just like Turning into a Nice Jazz Soloist: An Interview with Daniel Grothe – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] What's the Bible’s blueprint for turning into the sort of one that can cope with all of life’s challenges? What's knowledge and the way does an individual purchase it? What are the sensible steps to pursue in turning into smart? And the way resides a lifetime of knowledge much like turning into an excellent... Read more

Praying the Names of God: The Fountain of Dwelling Water – Bible Gateway Weblog

[ad_1] By Ann Spangler Individuals’s names within the historical world did greater than merely distinguish one individual from one other. They usually conveyed the important nature and character of an individual. That is very true in relation to the names of God recorded within the Bible. The guide Praying the Names of God: A Day... Read more