Weekend Links Lots of links this week and most of them related to ministry in some way. Enjoy. Better Thinking About Ministry What Churches Will Exist in Ten Years? (Analyzing trends is always iffy but here’s an article that suggests some trends that need to be changed if the church is going to remain relevant in … More Links for Better Ministry: Better Living; Better Defense of the Gospel and much more
Friday is for Heart Songs Tell a lie long enough, tell a lie with pleasant smiling faces on the network news, tell a lie with pleasant stories and glowing anecdotal stories, tell a lie in film, and magazine story, newspaper accounts, and sound-bites from celebrities, tell the same lie for twenty years, tell a lie … More The Propaganda Worked. Now What?
Weekend Links Extremely busy week as we prepare for Holy Week and also made a trip to Bolingbrook to run in the New Song Christian Health Center (dba Bolingbrook Christian Health Center) 5k which underwrites much of the budget for the clinic. This ministry is now about 12 years old and serves between 700-800 patients … More Helping You to be in the World, Not Out of the World
Weekend Links Major defections from the science community from the progressive politically correct worldview. Truth always eventually wins out. Today I’m working on messages for March and April. Speaking of April, . . . just 22 days till the start of the Major League Baseball season. Even baseball haters have to be overjoyed at that … More Greenpeace Defection; Chemist Defection; Protection from Greed; Fact Checking Atheists; and more
Weekend Links Video, audio, articles, —it’s all here. As always, inclusion here doesn’t necessarily mean support of all of the particulars in any. Documenting the Demise of Western Culture How Same-sex Marriage Will Hurt You (Besides bringing down the wrath of God, some practical considerations.) Lincoln Was Wrong: the Southern States Could Legally Succeed? (An … More Persecuted Church; Plagiarism among Pastors; Paying in Blood; Elephant Room News; and much more.
Weekend Links We just had two firsts. Our first ever Thanksgiving with no family and the first time I cooked the Thanksgiving Day meal. I am happy to report that Stephnie and I survived both events. As the children age, marry, move on we find ourselves in a new phase of life. We miss them … More Ravi Zacharias on Homosexuality; Narnian Living; Knockout Game; Cricket Singing; Wind Maps; and much moreginal
Wednesday is for Prayer 2 O Lord, how long shall I cry for help, and you will not hear? Or cry to you “Violence!” and you will not save? 3 Why do you make me see iniquity, and why do you idly look at wrong? Destruction and violence are … More Living in a World Gone Mad
Weekend Links Just completed a wonderful visit from my daughter, son-in-law and grandson. Family and marriage and the fruit of life lived for and under the guidance of God is one of the great joys of life this side of heaven. The links below are few but one is particularly chilling and is the inspiration … More This is Why I and Other Pastors are Going to Go to Jail and Our Congregants Will Join Us
Monday is for Discussion Something to inform the same-sex marriage debate: “Jesus Christ, the most fully human person who ever lived, was not married.” —John Piper, in Recovering Biblical Manhood & Womanhood, xvii. Think about that. If marriage is not necessary to be fully human, then marriage is not necessary for those with opposite or … More “Jesus Christ, the most fully human person who ever lived, was not married.’
Weekend Links Baseball is on the radio again. The sun is shinning after a rain. We emptied more boxes last night and this morning I put a bunch of Christmas and other things in the attic. We are starting to get settled in at 734 S. Jordans Court. Lots of interesting links here. As always, … More Why Should Anyone Get Married? ; Black Leaders and Zimmerman; Apologetics; How Millenials Think