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Key Connections (May 12, 2016)

May 12, 2016

Thanks for checking out another week of Key Connections, where we connect you to key biblical resources from around the web!

A Secret Way to Kick-Start Your Theological Library (Tim Challies, Challies dot Com)

These journals are full of excellent articles by top writers, scholars, and reviewers. Some are targeted at academics while others are written with a general audience in mind. There is something for everyone!

The Question to Ask When Answers Are Unclear (Melissa Kruger, The Gospel Coalition)

The Bible is not a book that tells us what to do in every situation. It is a book that reveals God. His plan. His ways. His character.

Engaging Politics in a Grown-Up, Non-Judgy Way (Scott Sauls, Scott Sauls)

The Bible also says Christians should honor, respect, pray for, and obey authorities in positions of government. During a heated political season like the one we are in now, this can be challenging for all of us.

What are You Meditating On? (Linda Green, Chosen and Called)

Apparently, meditation is the answer the world has to offer to people overwhelmed with life. And while such a discipline can be very helpful, what we are meditating on will make all the difference in regards to where it will lead us.

Money and moving toward contentment (Aaron Armstrong, Blogging Theologically)

I want it to be easier. I want the Bible to either give me license to chase money or command me to outright reject it entirely. But Paul doesn’t do this.

Confidence in Your Calling (Christine Hoover, Grace Covers Me)

There are some things that I know for sure: I am to be a student of Christ, an attentive wife, an engaged mother, and, of course, those meals won’t cook themselves. But it’s one question that nags me: Am I really doing what God wants me to do?

 


The Author
Kristen Wetherell

Kristen Wetherell is a writer and Bible teacher. She has previously served as content manager of Unlocking the Bible. She is the author, along with Sarah Walton, of Hope When It Hurts: Biblical Reflections to Help You Grasp God’s Purpose in Your Suffering (The Good Book Company, April 2017). She blogs at her website, and you can follow her on Twitter. She and her husband Brad are parents to their sweet daughter and members of The Orchard Evangelical Free Church in Itasca, Ill.



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