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Here’s a sad, sad story: “This weekend, members and friends of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis will gather for an event nearly unimaginable a week ago: the funeral service for a family of five killed in a car accident on their way to train for missionary service to Japan.”
If you want to cheer for the good guys, here’s a list of a few Christian athletes competing at the Olympics.
Denny Burk: “What does all of this mean? What would it mean for us to pray a similar prayer? It means that we approach God on the basis of his gracious favor toward us. His drawing near to us precedes and grounds our drawing near to him.”
Whether you love or hate Apple (and no one is really ambivalent about Apple, are they?) you can’t deny that this is one amazing new campus they are building.
“As parents we do have some guidance in knowing if our children are truly in the faith. Everything that would be present in an adult’s conversion will be present in a child’s conversion, but it will show itself in a different manner.”
Here are a number of wise points about making the most of reading the Bible.
In my case, all of them.
You may benefit from this video from Timothy Paul Jones where he lays out three different models for family ministry.
This Day in 1801. 215 years ago today, 25,000 attended the revival services at the Presbyterian camp meeting in Kentucky. It was the largest camp meeting of the Second Great Awakening. *
Another study backs up the obvious: There is a connection between sexual intimacy and relational intimacy.
On a similar note, here’s a flashback from two years ago protecting and enhancing the sexual relationship within marriage.
God may not do what we ask, but we must never think it’s because He is not able to do it.—D.A. Carson