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Why the Reformation Still Matters | Michael Reeves & Tim Chester | $9.70
The Unfinished Reformation: What Unites and Divides Catholics and Protestants After 500 Years | Gregg Allison & Chris Castaldo | $15.31
Kevin DeYoung: It sure seems like Paul put his head on the pillow at night with a clean conscience. So why do so many Christian feel guilty all the time?
Open Letter to SBL | Patheos
Michael Bird pens a persuasive, respectful, and poignant letter to the SBL over their decision to ban IVP from their annual conference.
Michael Lawrence: It’s simply not enough for us as preachers to explain the text to our congregation. If we’re going to be good shepherds, we have to apply the text to their lives today.
Halloween: More Christian Than Pagan | Patheos
Beth Allison Barr: It means that when we celebrate Halloween, we are definitely participating in a tradition with deep historical roots. But, while those roots are firmly situated in the medieval Christian past, their historical connection to “paganism” is rather more tenuous.
Interesting profile of Chicago Cub, Ben Zobrist, and his commitment to his local church.
10 Tips for Leading Kids to Christ | For the Church
Excellent counsel from Jason Keith Allen.
The Missing Elements of Modern Worship | Challies
I’m grateful we are not missing any of these elements at Trace Crossing.