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Speaking Truth in Love: Counsel in Community | David Powlison | $3.99
Running Scared: Fear, Worry, and the God of Rest | Ed Welch | $2.99
Which Way Forward? | New Orleans Baptist Association
I usually cringe to read anything theological coming out of Louisiana. But these men have seen, acknowledged, and responded strongly to the divisive attitudes among certain Southern Baptists in their state. I was beyond thankful to read this.
There is No Pro-Life Case for Donald Trump | Jake Meador
“If pro-lifers really believe that the Republican party is the only vehicle that they have in American political life to reach their ends — which is what the “Dumb and Dumber” argument rests upon — then they should absolutely refuse to support this candidate on the grounds that abstention is the only way of keeping the value of their vote up in every subsequent election.”
5 Principles for Studying the Trinity | Gavin Ortlund
“Rather than wade into the contested areas, I thought it might be helpful to offer a broader, more constructive post for those of us (like myself) who, particularly in light of the controversy, see our need to keep “beefing up” our understanding of the Trinity. So here are 5 basic principles that I have reflected on in my own study of the Trinity that may be helpful for others.”
“We need to do away with that old saying that Americans don’t discuss politics and religion in polite company. The research shows that most of your friends and family who don’t attend church are either (1) willing to listen to you talk about your faith or (2) will engage you in conversation.”
“Because Spurgeon was so distraught over the events that occurred, he was unwilling to preach the next Sunday, he even thought about quitting the ministry altogether. And it wasn’t until the Sunday after that that he was willing to return to the pulpit. Here were his first words as he got up to preach that morning.”
Preacher Wanders Away from Pulpit to Catch Pokemon | The Babylon Bee
“According to sources within Second Baptist Church of Cleveland, Teaching Pastor John Walton abandoned his key sermon point and wandered away from the pulpit in order to catch a Pokémon for his Pokémon GO collection Sunday morning.”
On Leaving CBMW | Owen Strachan
Owen Strachan announces and explains his resignation as president of The Council on Biblical Manhood & Womanhood.
In Praise of Tim Duncan and Boring Plodders | Stephen Altrogge
An interesting connection between Tim Duncan’s boring career and the Christian life.
Pop Says Goodbye to Tim Duncan | ESPN