A La Carte (August 23)

The Lord be with you and bless you today. Over at Westminster Books you’ll find a deal on one of those Christian classics that has stood the test of time and deserves to be read today. How the Bible Talks about Corporate Responsibility and Repentance Kevin DeYoung carefully considers how the Bible talks about corporate responsibility and repentance—a pressing issue these days. A hand on my shoulder: meeting the man who led my Dad to Jesus This is such a sweet and moving one from Andrew. Be sure to read it right to the end. Sweetness of Speech “Winsomeness gets a bad rap these days, and I understand why. Sometimes in the name of being ‘winsome,’ believers have downplayed or ignored hard truths that the culture finds distasteful. But a humble posture toward others isn’t the same as silence. In fact, sometimes cowardice looks like silence masquerading as winsomeness.” Why Isn’t the Church Speaking Out About Abortion? “‘Why isn’t the Church doing more to speak out against abortion and help women who have been hurt by abortion?’ This was a question posed to me and others on a hot topics panel at a Gen Z (under-25s) event earlier this year. I was hugely encouraged by the question.” Pro-Life:Womb to Tomb And in a somewhat similar vein, here’s Donna writing about being pro-life from the womb to the tomb. “James Bruce was 5 years old when his Dad challenged me to quit praying that God would make him normal and start praying, ‘God, use him for … Continue reading A La Carte (August 23)