It is a long weekend here in Canada as we pause for Victoria Day on Monday. This holiday marks the unofficial start of cottage season for those who have been so blessed. The rest of us just enjoy an extra day off and, hopefully, some time with friends and family.
The latest mailbag from 9Marks offers a helpful take on how pastors can care for every member in the church.
I’d encourage you to give Mary Kassian’s excellent article a careful read.
“An influential cadre of utilitarian bioethicists wants to redefine it to include a subjective and sociologically based meaning. Their purpose isn’t greater scientific accuracy. Rather, by making ‘death’ malleable, they hope to open the door further to treating indisputably living human beings as if they were cadavers.”
“Which is the better book: War and Peace or installment one of The Hunger Games? If you ask a book reviewer or look at any of the ‘Best Book’ lists compiled by critics, you would say War and Peace. But what if you asked everyday readers on the Internet?”
Lore Ferguson always does transparency well, and that’s exactly the case in this article.
Even good things can become bad things eventually. That is exactly the case with honor.
This Day in 1832. 184 years ago today, Hudson Taylor was born. Taylor was an English missionary to China and founder of the China Inland Mission. *
Somehow studies like this, which on the one hand are completely unsurprising, seem very surprising at a time when differences are so downplayed. “In sports like soccer and basketball in which girls and boys play by the same rules, with the same equipment and the same facilities, girls have higher concussion rates than boys.”
“Over the past few years an old form of Bible reading and interpretation has resurfaced and made quite an impact.” Here is what I consider a helpful and level-headed critique of one of its shortcomings.
I’m thankful to Made to Flourish for sponsoring the blog this week.
We are justified freely, by grace; meritoriously, by Christ; instrumentally, by faith; evidentially, by good works. —William Marsh