Good morning! The Lord bless and keep you today.
As usual, you’ll find a few Kindle deals today—many of them biographies.
What a great piece by Lisa LaGeorge. She addresses it to fathers…
Trevin Wax doesn’t answer this question head-on, but instead offers some principles related to addressing threats to the gospel. “This conversation raises a good question about how we as church leaders foresee and address potential threats in our day. Along those lines, I offer three suggestions.”
Glenna Marshall movingly laments the death of a friend on the day after Easter. “My friend died on Monday. The end came after two long years of chemotherapy, low platelets, a stem cell transplant, multiple hospitalizations, and something called Graft Versus Host Disease that had whittled her body down to the barest vestige of life.”
There is a new issue of Credo magazine that is free to read online or to download. Its focus is the Trinity.
Here, from Kevin DeYoung, are 5 questions about God’s design for gender.
Micah Colbert reflects on what marked the life and ministry of Hudson Taylor. “Conformity to Christ and usefulness for Christ. These desires were far more than pious but hollow sentiments. They were the life-long holy ambitions that shaped everything about Taylor’s life and ministry.”
“Scripture does not require brothers and sisters in Christ to agree about everything, but it does place certain expectations on the way we are to disagree with one another. Biblical authors—and Jesus himself—seem to place a considerable weight on the way we disagree with one another.”
I pray every day that you’ll look to Jesus, that you’ll believe in him and trust in him, and that you’ll come to know him as the very dearest friend.
Deep change is rarely a matter of knowledge. It is a matter of repentance.—Ed Welch