Curated links for your weekend reading:
With the advent of MAID or euthanasia becoming legal in Canada, Christians need to re-examine how they think about death and dying. To that end, we hope that this catechism will help you and your church more clearly understand what the Bible says about death and dying—especially as the eligibility criteria for MAID continues to expand.
We must never think an online worship service or watching a sermon on television is a genuine substitute for the physical gathering of believers in covenantal community.
We will never know most of what God accomplishes in the small churches.
When we see the glory in one another, gospel doctrine creates a gospel culture where men and women, with no gimmicks and no hype, dare to believe the reality of their salvation so deeply that they build a community of honor together, and it flavors an entire church.
Why is fundamentalism not a safe harbor when it comes to the Bible’s teaching on the church?
Lord God Adonai,
I am about to write.
I have nothing to say…
If you’re a preacher, don’t settle for the kind of advice the world can give. We’ve had enough of that.
Give people truths that will sustain them when facing death. Give them a vision of God. Help people encounter him and the gospel. Give them something great and glorious they can’t find anywhere else.