Growing in Grace- Links 3/9

A collection of links from around the web this week to encourage you in your growth! Click below to read.

The Scandal of Sheer Grace

“Two criminals hang next to Jesus. One mocks Him, but the other recognizes His innocence. And the repentant criminal, an outcast from society and written off by everyone (whose name we don’t even know) receives eternal life. He reaches out in faith to the Savior suffering next to him and hears ‘Today you will be with me in paradise.'”

Change Me, Not My Circumstances

“If you make happiness your life’s goal, you’re guaranteed to fail because your circumstances will change. Joy, on the other hand, isn’t determined by circumstances, so it can’t be taken from you. Aim at joy and you’ll get happiness thrown in: aim at happiness and you’ll get neither.”

To the Next Generation of Church Leaders

“A call to a small, unstrategic place is in fact the most strategic way of reaching that particular place.”

5 Reflections on the Life and Ministry of Billy Graham

“Most Americans are familiar with the name ‘Billy Graham,’ and most Americans have a positive perception of Graham. This is a testimony to his consistently Christlike character through decades spent in the public eye. In this post I want to offer 5 reflections on the life and ministry of Billy Graham.”

Good Theology is the Answer to Bad Technology

“If we want a deep, lasting, and spiritual solution, we need to learn and teach deep, lasting, and spiritual truths. Digital theology is the answer to digital technology; the oldest truths are the best rebuttal to the newest challenges.”

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