Nabeel Qureshi (1983-2017)
This is a beautiful tribute to the muslim convert turned Christian apologist.

On Saturday, September 16, 2017, Nabeel Qureshi, age 34, entered into the joy of his master, Jesus Christ, after enduring a yearlong battle with cancer.

Five Consequences of a Life Out of Balance
Michael Hyatt explains “5 very important assets you are potentially putting at risk if you don’t keep your normal workload under 55 hours a week.” I’d simply add that habitually working 55+ hours per week is a recipe for disaster.

For Pastors: How to Vet Potential Counseling Referral Sources
“As a pastor, it will serve you well to get to know the mental health professionals in your community and identify several who have a strong faith commitment that can be a part of a trusted referral network. This post is meant to help you think through how to vet counselors in your community; whether (a) you are new to a community and building an initial referral network, or (b) a new counselor contacts your church and wants to become a referral resource.”

Boy or Girl? How do we relate to Transgender People?
“How should we respond to people who experience what is now called ‘gender dysphoria’ – someone who is deeply distressed by the disconnect between their sex and their sense of gender. How should we respond? We should do as Jesus commands and love our neighbour. That’s what we called to do no matter who we’re engaging with. But what does it look like to love your transgender neighbour in particular? Let me suggest several things…”

Kaine Is Simply Not Able to Speak Up Rightly for the “Least of These”
Ed Stetzer exposes Tim Kaine’s hypocrisy. As Ed says, the “least of these” includes the unborn.

When a Hurricane Destroys Your Distractions
This is a fascinating article about the social benefits of Hurricane Irma.

When my entire neighborhood was thrust out of our air conditioning, we discovered the gifts of community—good conversation, sharing stories, knowing that people are concerned for our welfare, s’mores. It was beautiful.

The Truth about the Rapture
Danny Hyde has produced a short eBook to present the Reformed view of the rapture. ”

Feeding on Christ When Jesus Read the Bible
“Here are 14 ways that Jesus would have understood the Old Testament to have been written both to and about Himself.”

Kindle Books

Manhood Restored: How the Gospel Makes Men Whole by Eric Mason $2.99.

Beating the College Debt Trap: Getting a Degree Without Going Broke by Alex Chediack $5.99.

The Autobiography of George Müller $0.99.

New Book

Making All Things New: Restoring Joy to the Sexually Broken by David Powlison.