Links for your weekend reading:
Whether it’s eating and exercise, or Bible-reading and prayer, the God-created mechanism we call “habit” is vital for seeing our earnest resolutions through to enjoyable realities.
10 Questions to Ask at the Start of a New Year
The beginning of a new year is an ideal time to stop, look up, and get our bearings. To that end, here are some questions to ask prayerfully in the presence of God.
William Carey’s 11 Commandments of Missions
- Set an infinite value on immortal souls.
- Gain all the information you can about “the snares and delusions in which these heathens are held.”
- Abstain from all English manners which might increase prejudice against the gospel…
We Need to Talk About Church Scheduling
For those of us who play a part in our church’s yearly programming, we need to think deeply and creatively about what we do and plan, and what our plans imply.
One of the leaders asked me, “Do you really think you can lead this church?” I paused. Gathered my thoughts.
Sometimes we think fessing up to our sins is enough. “Alright, I’ll say what I’ve done, get my grace ticket, and go on my way.”
That’s a confession booth. That’s not biblical Christianity.