People with Hard Lives – This is an interesting excerpt from Carl Trueman: “Being a theologian of the cross gives you something to say to real people who are suffering.” Be sure to give it a read.
What Influence Do You Have on Your Children? – John MacArthur: “Christian parents today desperately need to own this simple principle. Before the throne of God we will be held accountable if we have turned our children over to other influences that shape their character in ungodly ways.”
The Monster Within – The Biblical Counseling Coalition takes a look at eating disorders and how to counsel those who have one.
How to Shut Down Gossip – “Gossip is one sin that seems to fall in the spiritual ‘No-Man’s Land’ between passivity and vigilance. But this should not be. Gossip is the RPG that blasts holes in the fabric of the church.”
When Mount Everest Shook – Here is an account of what happened on Mount Everest during the earthquake.
God is pleased to use ordinary people and ordinary conversations to do most of the heavy lifting in his kingdom.—Ed Welch