Weekend A La Carte (May 6)

I’m so thankful to Children’s Hunger Fund for once again sponsoring the blog to tell you about some of their remarkable programs. “Our mission,” they want you to know, “is to deliver hope to suffering children by equipping local churches for gospel-centered mercy ministry.” You will find a few new Kindle deals. (Yesterday on the blog: The Toxic War on Masculinity) Gain Is Godliness, or Godliness Is Gain? “What do you need right now? What would make you genuinely, blissfully, permanently happy if you just had it right now? Ultimately, the answers to that question fall into one of just two categories: either ‘gain is godliness’ or ‘godliness is gain.’” Justin explains the difference. Jesus Will Return to Put the World Right He will, indeed. And what a day that will be. FAQ: Will We Ever See God the Father? This question is asked quite often, I find. The Origin of Satan Where did Satan come from, anyway? Gratitude Multiplies When We Return It to God “God gives us hundreds of reasons to be grateful every hour—and if you think I’m exaggerating, ask Him to make you aware of His gracious provisions surrounding you. Developing the habit and discipline of gratitude results in greater praise to God and greater happiness for ourselves.” Pastors, Brace Yourselves for Another Election Year With another election looming in the not-too-distant future, Trevin counsels pastors to avoid two extreme reactions. Flashback: Is Your Church Christian or Christianish? There is nothing in all the world as precious as a truly Christian … Continue reading Weekend A La Carte (May 6)