Conversations through 95 Theses: Areas of Agreement
Brad Hambrick begins his charitable dissection of Biblical Counseling’s “95 Theses.”
How do you start a profitable conversation when you know there are going to be differences of opinion? You start where you agree. By starting where you are aligned, you accomplish two things: (a) you show that you are a fair-minded participant in the conversation, and (b) you can discern where differences would be most easily navigated.
Here’s How To Save Your Family From Technology Creep
“I consulted some parents, asking for their advice and input on setting aside family time and pushing away devices. Here’s what some of them said.”
Be a Boaz in Your Business
“If you’re a man blessed with authority and influence in the workplace, use it to protect and empower women. As you do so, you follow in the footsteps of not just Boaz, but Boaz’s greatest son, Jesus Christ.”
What Is a Writer Who Can’t Write?
Please pray for Tim. We need him.
“So here’s the deal: I’m a writer who can’t write. Sometimes I joke about it—I’m like a preacher without a voice or a painter without a brush. But seriously, who or what is a writer if he can’t write? The story behind the story is the cubital tunnel syndrome that has taken over my hands and left me unable to type. It’s not the tapping of the keys that gets me as much as the typing position—the rigid forearms, the cocked wrist, the extended fingers. That position is almost unbearable at the moment.”
When a Loved One “Comes Out”
“Loving and welcoming does not negate any of the other truths above. We must seek God’s best for our loved ones, which always means honoring Him first. We are never to sacrifice truth, but we also are not to sacrifice love.”
Decision paralysis and searching for paradise
“All this choice and information, often rather than enabling us to make better choices, leaves us with a fear of missing out (FOMO). Or perhaps a FOMP (fear of missing perfection), or even FOMSMP (fear of missing social-media perfection).”
How To Fall Asleep And Why We Need More
“Human beings are the only species that deliberately deprive themselves of sleep for no apparent gain,” Walker says. “Many people walk through their lives in an underslept state, not realizing it.”
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