Growing in Grace: Links 5/18

A collection of links you might find helpful or interesting. Click below to read: Are You Ashamed of the Gospel? “These cultural pressures make it seem so difficult to share Jesus with our neighbors and friends and family, even though we believe it to be good news for them. Why is it so hard?” Confessions of a Selfie Saturated Culture “To be clear, anyone who … Continue reading Growing in Grace: Links 5/18

How Can We Know Anything About God?

Deep in the heart of man is a yearning, something within us that tells us that there’s more to this universe than what we see. It tells us that we are just a small part on a large stage directed by someone or something else. Some call this invisible force ‘fate.’ Others call it ‘the universe.’ But for many, we call him ‘God.’ But, how … Continue reading How Can We Know Anything About God?

Doing the Impossible: Foster Care and the Church

I tiptoed into my room so I wouldn’t wake him. Laying on a mattress wrapped in his red ‘blankey’ was a napping three-year-old little boy. While typically an explosion of energy, loudly bouncing around from one toy to the next, he lay there asleep and looked so peaceful. We had received a call from CPS a few days before saying there was a child in need … Continue reading Doing the Impossible: Foster Care and the Church

Growing in Grace- Links 5/4

A collection of links to encourage your growth. Click links below to read: Why We Cringe at ‘Submit’ “Why do I feel that little bit of rebellion or shame when I hear the word “submit?” I think it’s proof that we as Christians are constantly battling worldliness…The worldly thinking that constantly creeps into our minds is that our value and our dignity as people comes … Continue reading Growing in Grace- Links 5/4

Mind, Heart, and Will: Examining the Great Doctrines of the Bible

Doctrine. It’s a bad word among many. It conjures up images of dry, stuffy, arrogant intellectuals who don’t seem to have an ounce of compassion or love in their bodies. One might think of prideful ‘know-it-alls’ who show little signs of spirituality and don’t like to have fun. I’m not saying those type of people don’t exist, but their existence doesn’t negate our need for … Continue reading Mind, Heart, and Will: Examining the Great Doctrines of the Bible

Lloyd-Jones On The Christian Life

The following is a book review on Lloyd-Jones On the Christian Life by Jason Meyer originally published on Servants of Grace: Tightrope walkers amaze me.  I marvel at the ability to concentrate and balance on such a small wire while certain death awaits the slightest mishap.  They must keep their center mass balanced perfectly over the wire and not lean too far in either direction. I … Continue reading Lloyd-Jones On The Christian Life

Growing in Grace- Links 4/27

A collection of links to encourage your growth. Click below to read: Come to the Light “Brother and sister, confess your sin, and receive Jesus’ forgiveness, and turn away from that specifically revealed sin toward him by the power of the Holy Spirit.” America’s Doomsday Prophets “Here we are again. There is, yet another, doomsday prophet in the news, quoting the Scriptures and claiming today, … Continue reading Growing in Grace- Links 4/27

Is Man Inherently Good?

Something is wrong. Surely we all recognize it. Mass shootings, terrorism, division, racism, nuclear threats, sexual abuse, and on and on the list goes of daily news headlines. What’s going on? The answers will vary depending on your worldview. Some argue that we need better education. Some might argue that people just need opportunity and success; only when people get in desperate situations will they … Continue reading Is Man Inherently Good?