The Bible Has Been Translated Many Times Over, so How Can it be Reliable? Can we trust the bible? Canonicity While we're on the subject of the bible this article talks about how we got our bible. It's a part of a larger series on the bible that I recommend you read. Christian Hospitality in an Age of They're Not Welcome Anymore, Anywhere This is the second article I've posted from Karen Swallow Prior. She got hit by a bus last month so it might seem like sympathy, but she mak
Happy Wife, Happy Life and Other Misleading Advice to Young Husbands Husbands read this if you want your toes stomped on. The FAQs: What You Should Know About Family Separation at the Border Family separation at the border is the hot button news item right now. I've got opinions on it, plenty of them. There are lots of articles that side with me, but Joe Carter always treats issues fairly. Give it a read. Pastor goes off on church members On the "lighter" side, you must watch
Mark 10:13-16 Then they brought little children to Him, that He might touch them; but the disciples rebuked those who brought them. But when Jesus saw it, He was greatly displeased and said to them, "Let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for such is the kingdom of God. Assuredly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God as a little child will by no means enter it." And He took them up in His arms, laid His hands on them, and blessed them
I Don't Understand Minorities Reactions to the VP Visit: That's Why We NEED Each Other For all things SBC, sbc voices is the site for me. This particular article addresses Mike Pence speaking at the convention this year. It's good. Parenting and the Cultural Pressure to Conform The title kind of says it all. Watch Your Mouth Life and death are in the power of the tongue.
Most people know the story of Jesus turning tables over in the temple. Jesus got angry. This has turned into one of the greatest apologetics and justifications for our angry behavior. We like to convince ourselves and whoever else is listening that our anger is righteous. The question is, how do we know if ours or someone else's anger is righteous or not? First of all, it's really important to note that not all anger is sin. Ephesians 4:26-27 BE ANGRY and do not sin, do not l
When Your Son Needs Fatherly Approval Sons are desperate for their father's approval. Check this article out. More Christian Than American A balanced article about how our citizenship in heaven is to be prioritized over our citizenship in America. Understanding that makes you a better citizen. Sin is Like Walking in Front of a Bus The lady that wrote this one was hit by a bus last week. That in and of itself would be reason to read this, but it's also excellent.
Aaron preached from Ephesians 3:14-21 this last week. It's a rich, beautiful prayer that we might be strengthened according to the riches of His glory, that Christ may dwell in our hearts through faith, that we might comprehend the love of God through Christ. One preacher called it the most daring prayer in the NT. I just wanted to comment on 2 thoughts from the prayer that I can't get out of my head. In verse 19 he prays that we might be filled with the fullness of God. I do