Friday, August 9, 2019
Where Did Family Come From? by Tim Challies
We are at an interesting and perhaps unprecedented time in history when our understanding of family is being confronted and our definition of family is being rewritten. So what is a family, anyway? Where did it come from? Who has the right to define it?
Cheerful Confidence After Christendom by Timothy Larson
The world is used to Christians who are alarmed, angry, fearful, despondent, grumpy. I have found they are confused and intrigued by Christians who are confident, witty, and cheerful. They start to wonder if we know something they don't know about what is really true and things are really going to turn out. And do we not?
Bearing One Another's Burdens by John MacArthur
Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ (Gal. 6:2).
What Jesus Has to Say About Our Sexuality in a #MeToo Culture? by Sam Allberry
Sexual injury is not the same thing as a grazed knee. Our sexuality gets to the very heart of our personhood. It's why Jesus is so protective of it.
The Eclipse of God, the Subversion of Truth, and the Assault Upon Religious Liberty by Al Mohler
God is not dead. Truth is not a dream. And liberty is ours to defend.
5 Ways to Help Kids Communicate Well on Social Media by William P. Smith
Perhaps it was the content of what you said or how you said it or the visual you attached, but haven't we all put something out there we wish we hadn't?
Don't Squander the Little Years by Dane Orlund
Your kids, even while they are so young and needy, don't diminish your life - they enrich it, if you will collapse into enjoyment of them.
Posted by Jonathan Smith at 2:14 PM
Friday, August 2, 2019
Five Ways to be a Godly Grandparent by Avery Foley
You've done your job: you raised your kids and watched them leave the nest to start families of their own. It's time to relax with, enjoy, and spoil the grandkids... right? Well, yes and no.
How Do I Pursue a Discipling Relationship in my Church by Aubrey Coleman
I will never outgrow the need for discipleship, nor will I outgrow the command to disciple.
Pastor, Keep Preaching the Gospel by David Prince
Be encouraged, keep your head down, keep planting and watering by faithfully preaching the gospel of Jesus, and you can know God is working through it even when you don't know.
Three Ways Your Faith Should Shape Your Work by Jeremy Treat
It is the workplace, not the sanctuary, where most Christians live out their faith. If God's reign shapes all of life, then it must shape one's view of work.
Something Profound For Our Generation by Ray Ortlund (Francis Schaeffer)
"True Christianity produces beauty as well as truth. If we do not show beauty in the way we treat each other, then in the eyes of the world and in the eyes of our own children, we are destroying the truth we proclaim."
Help! My Kids Are Bored This Summer! by William P. Smith
The summer season doesn't have to be something parents dread. Make it a time instead that help your kids learn how to take their God-given place in His world.
Real-Life Ways to Disciple My Grandchildren by Karen T. Mason
You want to teach your grandchildren? You can and you must. It is indeed a joyful calling!
Posted by Jonathan Smith at 2:42 PM