Good morning. Grace and peace to you today.
I scrounged up a couple of new Kindle deals for today; if you didn’t check in over the weekend, be sure to look at Saturday’s very long list of both Christian and general market deals.
This is a great telling of the inspirational life and ministry of Evan Jones who was a Baptist missionary to the Cherokee Indians.
Christians differ on whether the Lord’s Day is the Christian sabbath. This article explains why some people do not believe it is. Whether or not you agree, it’s definitely a clear and thorough argument.
“We met with our counselor three times. I didn’t offer him much to work with. Mostly because I didn’t think there was much to offer. But also because I feared his judgment of me. He offered simple but helpful wisdom. We wouldn’t meet with another counselor for twelve years. At that point our marriage was on the brink of divorce.”
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People like to make lofty claims of their apps, and especially connected note-taking apps. Reagan Rose explains why they can’t possibly live up to these claims.
Stephen likes to say things that will make you think. In this article he explains his position that adding staff members to a church is, in at least some ways, an admission of failure. You may not agree, but it’s worth hearing him out.
You may identify with this admission that sometimes it seems way better to do something than to pray.
While our ultimate desire is to hear God say, “Well done, good and faithful servant,” we all also want to hear our children say, “Well done, good and faithful dad” or “Well done, good and faithful mom.”
I am not tired of my work, neither am I tired of the world; yet, when Christ calls me home, I shall go with the gladness of a boy bounding away from school. —Adoniram Judson