"Read your way out of every rut."Rick Warren … [Read more...] about Rick Warren on Reading
Archives for January 2013
WILL YOU BE MY FACEBOOK FRIEND?Social Media and the GospelBy Tim Chester Tim Chester (2013) cautions us about the pitfalls of social media in his book Will you be my Facebook friend?: Social Media and the Gospel . The Danger In the book Will you be my Facebook friend?, Tim Chester warns us about the dangers of social media. He sees the near ubiquitous influence of … [Read more...] about Will you be my Facebook friend?
This is the simplest way I've seen to think about and find vision for your ministry, be it a church or a small group. I had to share. This diagram comes from Thom Rainer's Breakout Churches: Discover How to Make the Leap, p. 114. … [Read more...] about Finding Ministry Vision
Reading is a powerful tool, and yet we often neglect the habit. It feels overly burdensome. So what is the secret to reading more and enjoying it? The answer is far more simple than you think. Book Worm I worked at a Christian bookstore all through college. I loved being around the books and Bibles. I felt smarter just by association, and as an employee, I was allowed to … [Read more...] about How to Read More
The story of Lot contains an interesting facet. It provides some insight into the question of divine election, predestination, and human responsibility In Genesis 19, two angels warn Lot to flee the city of Sodom because they will shortly destroy it. This warning is not unlike the New Testament call to repent and believe. It contains bad news, good news, and a call to turn … [Read more...] about Lot, Election, and Responsibility