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July 27, 2016

The 10 Greatest Struggles of Your Life Article Series

Enjoy a series of articles by our writing team, centering on the 10 Commandments and Pastor Colin’s book: “10 Questions for Examining Your Life,” “No Other Gods Before Our God,” “Little Children, Keep Yourselves from Idols,” “Two Common Misuses of God’s Name.

You Have Enough Time to Study the Bible (Ryan Higginbottom, Knowable Word)

When we don’t study the Bible, it’s not because we’re too busy. It’s because we don’t want to.

How Would Jesus Respond Online? (Michael Kelley, Desiring God)

What drives this need to respond to even the smallest of things? What fuels our itchy tweeting fingers and twitching lips? What drives our desire to have the last word?

Wrestling with God (Taylor Turkington, Gospel-Centered Discipleship)

The book of Job doesn’t answer why God allows suffering. It doesn’t give us impersonal truths to cling to; instead, the focus lands squarely on faith.

Stop Trying to Make the Bible Relevant to Teenagers (Eric McKiddie, The Gospel Coalition)

…in our efforts to make Scripture more entertaining, we actually confirm suspicions that it is in fact boring and irrelevant.


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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