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Making Sense of God: An Invitation to the Skeptical | Tim Keller | $18.02
Befriend: Create Belonging in an Age of Judgment, Isolation, and Fear | Scott Sauls | $9.13
Delighting in Authority | 9Marks
Whitney Woollard: I’m tired of apologizing for being a strong female and a conservative complementarian. In one circle, I’m too educated, too theological, too opinionated, and ask too many questions. In another circle, I’m too conservative, too prudish, too restricted, and don’t speak enough.
Growing Up in the Arena | Prince on Preaching
Luke Prince: Sports exposed my character flaws, and my parents took full advantage of that window into my heart and life, to better to mold and shape me into the Christian man I have become. The road wasn’t always comfortable or easy, but I am a better man because of it. I have plenty more to learn, but I have no doubt that what I learned while playing sports will benefit me on the journey.
Online Dating Is Here to Stay | Boundless
Rory Tyer: Despite the stigma it may have, online dating can be a good tool when used wisely by mature people.
April 30, 1945 and November 8, 2016 | SBC Today
In which Dr. Paige Patterson, president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, passively refers to Donald Trump as a “candidate who offers some hope.” I’m oh so shocked by his (non?) endorsement of Donald Trump.
Why I’m Endorsing Hillary Clinton | Business Insider
LeBron James: I support Hillary because she will build on the legacy of my good friend, President Barack Obama. I believe in what President Obama has done for our country and support her commitment to continuing that legacy.
Satan’s Ten Strategies Against You | Desiring God
John Piper: So, evidently God sees the ongoing role of Satan as essential for his purposes in the world, since, if God willed, Satan would be thrown into the lake of fire now, instead of at the end of the age.
10 Things to Help a Pastor and His Wife Stay Married and in Ministry | Practical Shepherding
Brian Croft: Marriage is hard enough, but add ministry into the mix and you have a recipe for a potential mess. My work with pastors and their families cause me to see a lot of the messiness that exists in pastor’s homes. There’s plenty of the same mess in my own home. The combined stress of marriage in ministry is a unique situation that demands an intentionality to keep a marriage or ministry from imploding.
How to Listen to Sermons | Evangelical Magazine
Christopher Ash: It’s a life and death business, listening to sermons. So let us consider carefully how to listen. Here are seven pointers.
Free at Last | Desiring God
Learn about Tabor Laughlin’s “1,000th prayer” and his liberation from pornography.