Free ebook: Why Trust the Bible (9Marks) by Greg Gilbert
If you are going to Together for the Gospel this year and are a blogger, I hope you will attend Band of Bloggers. This will by my 2nd BoB and I hope to see you there!
Can You Really Have Assurance of Salvation? by D.A. Carson
One of you who responded to the readers survey mentioned struggling with assurance. I hope the audio embedded below will cause your soul to rest in Christ, because it is His strength that will save you, not the strength of your faith.
How to Recognize a Foolish Leader. Jon Bloom walks through the Proverbs teaching on what a fool is. The photo for this article will tell you who he has in mind with this article (I wholeheartedly agree).
4 Wonderful Effects of Our Incredible Resurrection Hope by Andrew Rogers (see below for a preview)
- Compel courage to live for Him and make our belief in Him known.
- Develop devotion to prioritize Him in all our thoughts and affections.
- Exact excitement, knowing that we are saved from the punishment and penalty of our sins and that we have been set apart to live for Him.
- Propel proclamation, making use of our time to tell others the good news about Jesus Christ—His life, burial, and resurrection.
As someone hoping to be a great dad someday, I appreciate Mark Altrogge’s wisdom in Things I would Do Differently If I Were Raising My Children Again.
27 Questions to ask Instead of “What Do You Do?”—a good list for pastors and missionaries.
The Christian and the Internet: Opportunities and Pitfalls by Adrian Warnock
The Universal Questions Muslims Ask by David Shenk
How does the average Christian relate to the average Muslim? How could the Christian begin to converse in a respectful manner with a Muslim about matters of faith?
It is from this perspective that the following article is written.
11 Mind Bending Christian Book Covers You Can’t Unsee from Relevant Magazine. Reminds me of this.
How to Avoid Politics on Facebook
One of my all-time favorite movies is the 1959 version of Ben Hur. Here’s a trailer for a new version of Ben Hur (starring Jack Huston) coming to theatres this August. The real question will be: will it be another faith-based movie like Noah, or will they try to stay true to the story? At least the trailer includes a shot of the crucifixion scene…