A La Carte (August 19)

 

Become a Patron

For the Girls Who Are Waiting – “I don’t regret a single non-kissed moment of my teen years. I don’t regret a single non-sexual moment. If you haven’t been kissed or haven’t had a boyfriend, good. Don’t worry about that.”

What Celebrity Pastor Should I Be Most Concerned About? – “Celebrity Pastors do not simply build themselves. They are built with the help of fans. It’s not wrong or idolatrous to get a photo with a person you admire. Nor is it dangerous to love the preaching or teaching of a particular leader. But at some point admiration turns into allegiance, and allegiance gives birth to adoration, and adoration, when it is full grown, produces idolatry.”

Teach Believers What Happened – Yes! I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately. We need to carefully teach believers what happened to them and in them when they were saved.

Love Japan – It’s great to see what looks like a great conference in Japan. It looks like an interesting format too…

Wisdom Is A “Who” More Than A “What” – Exactly so! “Jesus is Wisdom. He is the Proverbs wrapped in flesh. They are animated and fulfilled in Jesus of Nazareth.”

The Goal of the Christian Life – “When asked what is the goal of the Christian life, a typical mantra heard in evangelical circles is the knee-jerk response, ‘To become Christ-like’.” Daniel Wallace takes issue with that response and offers an alternative.

If you will not worship God seven days a week, you do not worship Him one day a week. —A.W. Tozer

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