Growing in Grace, Links from around the web, Blogs that encourage spiritual growth

Growing in Grace- Links 1/18

From the blog this week: Marks of a Healthy Church: Expositional Preaching, Blogging as a Local Ministry, and Marks of a Healthy Church: Biblical Theology. Beyond the Numbers Game “Would we be grateful for a small team or begrudge it? Would we thank and honor the Lord with the few or demand that he give us many? Would it feel worth it if only a handful … Continue reading Growing in Grace- Links 1/18

Growing in Grace, Links from around the web, Blogs that encourage spiritual growth

Growing in Grace- Links 1/4

From the blog this week: Fighting Bitterness With Beauty You Need Not Worry About Next Year “However the last year has been for you, God could not have been more good to you than he has been.” Comforting Quotes For Those Who Are Suffering “We all go through difficult times in these difficult lives in this broken world, and a book like this one delivers … Continue reading Growing in Grace- Links 1/4

Growing in Grace, Links from around the web, Blogs that encourage spiritual growth

Growing in Grace- Links 12/28

From the blog this week- Light Has Pierced the Darkness: A Poem What is the Rapture? “My understanding of the New Testament is that Jesus promised he would return, and that in this returning, he would do a final rescue for those who are trusting him and a final judgment for those who are not believing in him. I don’t think there are two comings … Continue reading Growing in Grace- Links 12/28

Growing in Grace, Links from around the web, Blogs that encourage spiritual growth

Growing in Grace- Links 12/21

From the blog this week: Lasting Joy Among The Waves The Number 1 Reason for Decline in Church Attendance “Few people will argue that church attendance in many churches in America is declining. Our own research indicates that the majority of churches in our country are not growing.” What Does it Mean to be Led by the Holy Spirit? “But if we rely solely upon … Continue reading Growing in Grace- Links 12/21

Growing in Grace, Links from around the web, Blogs that encourage spiritual growth

Growing in Grace- Links 12/15

From the blog this week: To The Brokenhearted Should Christians Demand That People Say ‘Merry Christmas’? “In our cultural moment, we should recognize the benefit of our nation’s fading allegiance to nominal Christianity. Now, more than ever, saying ‘Merry Christmas’ means something.” J.D Greear on How the Bible Talks About Hell “Would the existence of metaphorical language imply that hell is somehow less terrible than … Continue reading Growing in Grace- Links 12/15

Growing in Grace, Links from around the web, Blogs that encourage spiritual growth

Growing in Grace- Links 12/7

From the blog this week: The Fall of Man You Become What You Trust “These days, our idols look a bit nobler—a spouse, children, happiness, comfort, health—but they enslave us just like the idols of old.” 8 Years and $550 Million: A Pro-life Political Failure “This past year, the first in which Republicans controlled the House, Senate, and Presidency, Planned Parenthood’s haul of tax payer’s … Continue reading Growing in Grace- Links 12/7

Growing in Grace, Links from around the web, Blogs that encourage spiritual growth

Growing in Grace- Links 12/1

From the blog this week: Advent: Focusing Our Hearts on Christ Three Reasons ‘Good People’ Miss the Kingdom of God “Religion is the number one substitute for genuine faith. Religion convinces you that you are worthy and gives you a list of things to make yourself more worthy. Religious people would rather have a religion that just teaches us to live a good life, to … Continue reading Growing in Grace- Links 12/1

Growing in Grace, Links from around the web, Blogs that encourage spiritual growth

Growing in Grace- Links 11/23

A collection of links to encourage your growth in grace. From the blog this week: The Creation of Man. Anywhere But God: The Suffocating Hunt for Happiness “We all, to varying degrees, are conscious of this yawning cavern placed within us by Someone without. Inexplicably, we hunger for a meal we have not yet tasted; we thirst for streams our lips have never touched. And … Continue reading Growing in Grace- Links 11/23

Growing in Grace, Links from around the web, Blogs that encourage spiritual growth

Growing in Grace- Links 11/16

From the blog this week: Why Do You Worship? Moralism is Not The Gospel (But Many Christians Think It Is) “Hell will be highly populated with those who were “raised right.” The citizens of heaven will be those who, by the sheer grace and mercy of God, are there solely because of the imputed righteousness of Jesus Christ. Moralism is not the gospel.” The Bible … Continue reading Growing in Grace- Links 11/16