Zondervan has lots of good books on sale today, including Brian Croft’s excellent Practical Shepherding series: The Pastor’s Family; Prepare Them to Shepherd; Visit the Sick; Comfort the Grieving; Conduct Gospel-Centered Funerals; Gather God’s People ($2.99 each). Also consider For the City by Darrin Patrick ($3.99).
Messy Community - It’s so true: “When life gets hard and there is no laughter to share, that’s when friendship is seen for what it truly is. When life gets messy, that’s where the rubber meets the road.”
I Pray This for my Children - Gregory Harris offers help on how to pray for your children.
Pray for Dr. Sproul - “Last Saturday, Dr. Sproul checked himself into the hospital. The doctors suspect he had a mild stroke. He remains in the hospital for further testing and observation. The Sproul family requests your prayers.”
It Will Fail - Peter Leithart says that gay marriage will fail and offers a very compelling argument to support his claim.
Religious Liberty Is Not Freedom from Ridicule - Here’s an important distinction.
Will We See God? - Now that is a deep question: Will we one day gaze directly at the full glory of God?
Church Plant Media and I are pleased to announce the winner of last week’s Free Stuff Fridays website giveaway contest. Doug Short from New River Valley Christian Fellowship was selected as the winner, and his church will receive a free responsive website, free monthly fees for the life of the site, and a free graphics package to get the site up and running. Congratulations Doug!
Anger may be handled wrongly in either one of two ways: blowing up and clamming up. —Jay Adams