Growing in Grace- Links 7/14

From the blog this week: Four Things to Remember When You Are Struck by Fear 4 Ways Every Member Can Strengthen Their Local Church “Every church member is like an individual Jenga block. Each block is vital to the stability of the structure. If just one block is out of place, the whole thing becomes unstable.” Christian, Are Your Doors Locked? “I wonder, Christian, what … Continue reading Growing in Grace- Links 7/14

Growing in Grace- Links 6/7

A collection of links from around the web: From the blog this week: The Comforting Truth of God’s Sovereignty The Utter Horror of the Smallest Sins “Little sins reveal that we are willing to rebel against God in even the smallest matters.” Behold (and beware) the Grandiose View of Self “Too many have thought themselves above falling. They wouldn’t succumb to sexual sin or the … Continue reading Growing in Grace- Links 6/7

Growing in Grace- Links 6/30

A collecting of links from around the web: The FAQs: Supreme Court Ruling Protects Free Speech and Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers Some basic facts about the Supreme Court’s Ruling this week in favor of free speech.  14 Ideas to Make Your Bible Reading More Consistent “I’ve heard it said, you don’t remember every meal you’ve eaten, but the meals you’ve eaten have sustained you. We may … Continue reading Growing in Grace- Links 6/30

Growing in Grace- Links 6/23

A collection of links to encourage your growth in grace: What to Do With Your Shame “When we are ashamed of something, we feel embarrassed; or, like we aren’t meeting an expectation that society has set. Our reaction to these feelings may be to find a reason to boast. We want to replace our shame with dignity.” 10 Books Every Christian Should Read Here are … Continue reading Growing in Grace- Links 6/23

Growing in Grace- Links 6/16

A collection of links from around the web: Humility and Hope: My Prayer for the SBC Convention A word from our newly elected SBC president. May it be so! 10 Practical Ways to Treasure Christ “As Christians, we must ask ourselves: How much of our time is spent scrolling, practicing a hobby, watching TV, or playing video games? How often are our minds filled to … Continue reading Growing in Grace- Links 6/16

Growing in Grace- Links 6/8

How to Sharpen Your Concentration for Bible Reading “We live in a distracted age. We sneak frequent glances at our phones and get immersed in things that don’t matter in the long run. This has consequences for our work and family lives. It also wreaks havoc on our Bible reading. When we struggle to pay attention, it makes it difficult for us to read God’s … Continue reading Growing in Grace- Links 6/8

Growing in Grace- Links 5/25

Thinking Theologically About Memorial Day “With Memorial Day on Monday (in the U.S.) and, no doubt, a number of patriotic services scheduled for this Sunday, I want to offer a few theses on patriotism and the church.” A Better Version of Noah’s Ark “The famous (or infamous, depending whom you ask) story of Noah and the flood fills Sunday school classes, kids’ books, and Christian … Continue reading Growing in Grace- Links 5/25

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