Does trusting God remove anxiety? | Musings of a Christian Psychologist
“Over the years of doing therapy with Christians I have noticed how many feel guilty for their anxieties. “If only I could trust God more…I say I believe he is good but clearly I don’t trust him because I can’t stop being anxious.” Still others express distress that their faith in God does not change their feelings of hurt over past relational wounds and fears it will never get better.”

10 Tips for Leading Kids to Christ | Jason K. Allen, For The Church
“My greatest stewardship in life is not training a generation of students at Midwestern Seminary. It is training my five young children in the fear and admonition of the Lord. I feel the weight—and glory—of this stewardship daily and find immeasurable fulfillment and joy as I see my children taking steps toward Christ.”

Praying Through the Scriptures: Genesis 2 | Chad Van Dixhoorn, Reformation21 Blog
“We come to you this morning, our Maker, Redeemer and eternal Rest. You are the one who patterns the weeks of our lives, ordered by the work of your creation and the rest of your holy day. We praise you for giving us work for six days and rest for one day.”

Twelve Key Reasons for Church Staff Conflict | Thom Rainer
“Conflict is certainly not unique with church staff. But among the several reasons for staff conflict, there are some that seem to be more pervasive with these relationships than others. Here are twelve of them.”

Feeding on Christ When Jesus Comes Again | Nicholas T. Batzig, Feeding on Christ
“Geerhardus Vos set out 12 aspects of the manner of Jesus’ coming again. According to the Scriptures, Jesus will come…”

Know When to Run | Patrick Ramsey, Meet the Puritans
“One lesson then that we ought to learn from this past controversy is to know when to fold ‘em and when to run away. We need to learn to put to death the desire to have the last word. After all, God’s truth will triumph and its success is not dependent upon our relentless and unending barrage of articles, posts and tweets. ”

For 100 Years, Planned Parenthood Has Silenced Millions Of Women | Abby Johnson, The Federalist
“Planned Parenthood has consistently claimed to ‘care’ for women and champion ‘women’s rights’—yet they silence any woman who thinks women deserve better than Planned Parenthood.”

LGBT Group Threatens Johns Hopkins Over Report That Science Doesn’t Show People Are Born Gay, Transgender | Leonardo Blair, Christian Post
“The Human Rights Campaign, America’s largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, has threatened to penalize Johns Hopkins University if it does not denounce a report from two of the institution’s scholars which concludes that there is little scientific evidence that people are born gay or transgender.”

Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U: Fall Semester 2016 | LifeHacker
“Your education doesn’t have to stop once you leave school. We’ve put together a curriculum of some of the best free online classes available on the web this fall for the latest term of Lifehacker U, our regularly-updating guide to improving your life with free, online college-level classes. Let’s get started.”

Ridiculously Good Pre-Publication Offer on 13 New Mini-Books | Counseling One Another
“The good folks at Shepherd Press have informed me of a new pre-publication deal on 13 new LifeLine mini-books. With up to 80% off, depending on quantity ordered, NOW IS THE TIME to stock up on your counseling resources!”

How My Books are Being Banned at the Society of Biblical Literature | Michael J. Kruger, Canon Fodder
“Dr. John Kutsko, executive director of the Society of Biblical Literature, has just proposed that InterVarsity Press–one of the largest evangelical presses in the country– be suspended from having a book stall at the annual SBL meeting (starting in 2017). The reason for this ban is the recent decision by InterVarsity to uphold the biblical view of marriage and to ask their employees to do the same.”

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How to Walk Into Church by Tony Payne ($4.99)

God of Word: The Word, the Spirit and how God speaks to us by John Woodhouse ($0.99)


Hungry: Learning to Feed Your Soul with Christ by Rondi Lauterbach