Maybe you are a small group leader. Six months in, you discover that some are more committed than others. A few are always engaged. One or two seem disconnected. You begin to wonder, What am I doing wrong? It’s not what I expected. Or maybe you are a Christian parent. You determine...
Here are your key connections from the past week!
Why Doctrine Still Matters (Scott Sauls, For The Church)
On the one hand, we love theology because it gives us an ordered, systematic, and storied picture of the sixty-six books of the Bible… On the other hand, if handled poorly, theology can turn us into the worst versions of ourselves.
How Evolutionary Thinking Influences Your View of the Bible (Colin Smith, Unlocking the Bible)
The Christian church has been in agreement for nearly 2,000 years that the Bible is the Word of God. We agree this word is one that speaks primarily about his Son, Jesus Christ. I say nearly 2,000 years, because about a hundred years ago some people introduced a new and very different view of the Bible.
Suffering In Community (Wendy Alsup, enCourage)
In December of 2014, I stole into the back row of the PCA church in my hometown on the east coast. Home from Seattle for Christmas vacation, I was at a crossroads. Facing a divorce I did not want in a city I couldn’t afford to live, I…
[Video] You Can Participate in God’s Multi-Ethnic Vision Right Now (Trillia Newbell, The Village Church)
We don’t have to wait for the day when every tribe, tongue and nation can worship together! We can participate in God’s vision for a multi-ethnic body of believers right now.
The Joy of Overlooking An Offense (Scotty Smith, Desiring God)
When we overlook an offense, we can rejoice that we’re growing gospel sensibilities and tasting true glory. The Bible says, “Good sense makes one slow to anger, and it is his glory to overlook an offense” (Proverbs 19:11). The shorter our anger-fuse, the quicker we’ll take offense at anything and anyone. “Good sense” is gospel sense