9 min to read “Writing is easy; you just open a vein and bleed.” One famous author described the writing process with this insightful sarcasm. Anyone who sits down …
5 min to read I peruse my newsfeed every morning. I find news about the election, details about COVID advances, wildfires in the west. But recently, a series of …
HOW TO READ THE BIBLE LIKE A BEREAN
< 1 minute Pastors feel a good pressure to press the Church to read the Bible wisely. We don’t allow scientists or doctors to play fast and lose with medicine and facts. And we certainly don’t allow people to play fast and loose with Scripture. Here’s an article I found helpful. #bible #biblestudy
CHOOSE CHURCH WISELY
8 min to read After my church’s most recent new member class, I reflected on the importance of choosing a church home. God designed the local church as the center of truth and energy for the Christian life. No other membership holds broader impact on a person or family than a local church, with many fingers of influence reaching into every area of life.
Is White Fragility a Helpful Resource for Christians?
< 1 minute Tim Challies always brings careful Christian thought to difficult topics. While waiting for a copy of White Fragility to come available at the library, Challies’ article gave me a thought provoking primmer. #race #whitefragility
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WEEKEND READER: PRAYER by JOHN ONWUCHEKWA
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THE EXAMPLE OF FAITH CHURCH
< 1 minute It seems there’s no end to the pastoral wisdom of Steve Viars. Here’s an article explaining how and why his church has chosen their path in the pandemic. Much to emulate.
Why Faith Church Listens to the Health Department – link in bio
#church #covid #lovingyourcommunity
HOW WILL YOU DIE ON THAT HILL?
5 min to read What you do on a hill says a lot about how you view Jesus, yourself, and the world. We use this cliché all the time to explain ourselves. This is a hill to die on. That’s not a hill to die on. And so forth. The cliché assumes a hill has only one purpose: death. But there’s a deeper issue to consider. How will you die on that hill?
#humility #suffering #love #worship
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HOW TO HAVE ASSURANCE WHEN LIFE IS UNCERTAIN
2 min to read We want some stability and hope in this life. But where do we find it?
#hope #expectations #promisesofGod