Today’s Kindle deals include a grab bag of deals. There’s a little bit of this and a little bit of that…
Westminster Books continues their Calvin for Everyone sale with a deep discount on a great edition of the Institutes. Several similar resources are also on sale.
Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra has a done a great job in this longform article of telling what happened to Mars Hill Church after it collapsed. I still hope someone is working on a book about it all.
“What of those of us who are not so comfortable with aspects of the progressive social agenda, who perhaps even find them antithetical to Christian convictions? What are Christians to do when it is wrong to withdraw from public engagement, but threatening to so engage? What might appropriate response look like?”
Once again, Stephen McAlpine provides some insightful cultural analysis. “What we face in the West is a choice between two kinds of apocalypse; an ugly terrifying one and one, that though beautiful, is merely a facade, a chimera that cannot hold up the weight of our hopes and dreams, and will ultimately disappoint.”
I wrote a whole series of articles on this subject, but thought this article nicely sums up what I attempted to say.
I’m not much of a car guy, but I do think I had a poster of a Countach on my wall at one point. What boy of the 80s didn’t?
“Honestly, I feel bad for churches and older leaders trying to get a handle on reaching Millennials. One of the biggest things the recent literature tells churches to do is “listen” to Millennials. But that can be fairly confusing.” Derek Rishmawy explains why.
“Sometimes it’s easy to get caught up in the moment of singing and not actually consider the words we are saying, but this song has a bold request. Asking the Lord to delay His coming in order for us to just have one more moment in which to share the Gospel!”
If you’re in Ontario, you may be interested in a 75th anniversary open house and celebration at NTM.
While we all thirst, we do not all thirst in the same way. Donald Whitney’s book Ten Questions To Diagnose Your Spiritual Health has much to say about this.
Zeal is like fire; in the chimney it is one of the best servants; but out of the chimney it is one of the worst masters—Thomas Brooks