Sunday, May 31, 2020

You’d Be a Spiritual Orphan without Pentecost


You’d Be a Spiritual Orphan without Pentecost – “Pentecost wasn’t just a watershed moment of empowerment; it was a form of consolation. Pentecost shows us we aren’t abandoned on earth as spiritual orphans.”

Parenting Is About Treasuring: Four Ways to Nurture Joy in God


Parenting Is About Treasuring: Four Ways to Nurture Joy in God – “Once we recognize joy’s formative power over our kids’ hearts, we are well on our way to knowing our children better and our role as parents better too.”

Saturday, May 30, 2020

Sin Never Keeps Its Promises


Sin Never Keeps Its Promises – “Sin is a swindler. It covers its deceit with kindness and sweet promises. We sin because we believe the lies.”

Should I Watch This? 5 Questions for the Discerning Viewer


 – “There’s no shortage of things to watch in our spectacle-driven, over-mediated age. The options are dizzying—hundreds of TV channels, millions of pieces of streamable content, the entire history of film and television in the cloud, waiting to be watched.” 

Leaning into Grief


Leaning into Grief – “We acknowledge that the meaning of our deepest experiences is often hidden from our eyes.”

Let Jude Deliver You from ‘Your Truth’


Let Jude Deliver You from ‘Your Truth’ – “Examining Jude’s approach equips us with wisdom for affirming the existence of biblical truth beyond mere personal truth—within ourselves, in our interactions with unbelievers, and in our interactions with one another.”

How the Comfort of Heaven Works Backward


How the Comfort of Heaven Works Backward – “Jesus’s promise of comfort comes with a condition: that we mourn. In this time of isolation, it’s tempting to settle for distraction.”