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Victor Sholar reacts strongly against some of the excesses and abuses of those who say they are “complementarian” or otherwise aligned with the Bible’s perspective on husbands and wives.
Here’s a sweet new single by CityAlight. They just keep writing great songs! This one is about our friendship with Jesus.
This is because of who He is as the infinitely glorious God-man and because of the indescribably wonderful salvation He has procured for us. Paul Washer does an excellent job of showing us these breathtaking realities in this Scripture-saturated and historically reinforced book. It will leave you worshiping God as your soul is saturated afresh with the unsearchable riches of Christ!” —Conrad Mbewe, pastor of Kabwata Baptist Church and founding chancellor of the African Christian University in Lusaka, Zambia (Sponsored Link)
I so appreciate this gallery of older people with Down syndrome. “A powerful photo essay entitled Here I Am challenges people’s false assumption that individuals with Down syndrome do not live into their senior years.”
Christianity Today spoke to anti-trafficking experts who, without criticizing Sound of Freedom, explain what their work and ministries usually look like. “Staffers with experience in anti-trafficking ministries that CT interviewed recognize that this is a movie, so the story will be dramatized. But they want audiences to understand that a lot of anti-trafficking work in the US looks different from what’s in the film.”
Joe Carter explains why it’s essential for Christians to hear sermons together and in person.
“Are you a worker in your church? Are you a volunteer? Are you a pastor? Are you one of those who gives his or her all for the sake of the gospel and the love of the Lord and his people? If you are one who sees the importance of the glory of God in his church, I would guess that you are also one who knows what it feels like to experience some pretty sweet joys and some pretty significant pains. Ministry can be great. Ministry can be hard. Being a pastor can be so very sweet. Being a pastor can be so very discouraging.”
He calls each of us to be obedient in the context he has ordained for us. For the end of the matter, when all else has been heard, is that we are to simply fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the sacred duty of every man, the kind expectation of a loving God.
We cannot produce by ourselves what God has planned to produce in us through the impact of the preaching of his word.—Sinclair Ferguson