I had the privilege of preaching at Missions Weekend of the Itasca Campus of The Orchard EFC (a campus of my home church). The sermon was “God’s Eternal Plan for the Church” on Ephesians 3:7-13. Listen to the mp3 online.
I don’t usually link to things this expensive, but this may be a deal John Piper fans will want to jump on: Save $400 on The Collected Works of John Piper (preorder at $299.99).
Does Jesus Want to Heal Me? By Kristen Wetherell
How I do one-to-one ministry by Alison Blake
Politics in the Pulpit, Why People Leave the Church, and more. My friend Lucas has started a new blog called Preaching Well, and this post shares a radio interview he took part of. If you’re a preacher, you’re going to want to subscribe to his insightful blog.
The Politics of Distraction. Samuel James reflects on how our new social media and technology reality is hurting culture and political engagement.
4 Reasons You Should Care about Secularization by Timothy Massaro
Secularization occurs when a culture moves from being religious to nonreligious. As societies modernize, they become less religious. This is not to be confused with “secularism,” which is an ideology. Secularization is a very important process in our culture that we should seek to understand. Here are four aspects of secularization you need to know.
10 Strategies For Customizing Your Facebook So It’s Fun Again. The last suggestion is truly shocking. :-O
10 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Time by Eric Geiger.
When Your Kid Loses. A helpful Facebook reflection by Senator Ben Sasse
This concert clip of Steven Curtis Chapman is inspiring—he ties a few missions-related songs to the story of Jim Elliot’s martyrdom in Ecuador.
Husbands: a reminder to pray for your wives who stay with the kids! 🙂 (Also see 7 of the Best things about the BBC Interview with the Interrupting Kids)
When you're acting serious & the squad shows up. 😭pic.twitter.com/tLAktt1RXI
— BJ Thompson (@bj116) March 10, 2017
Imagine how different America would be if evangelical's first response to human brokenness & sin was weeping instead of condemnation?
— Anthony Bradley (@drantbradley) February 22, 2017