Opioid Crisis Hits Home
“Drug overdoses killed more than half a million Americans from 2000 to 2015, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).”

If church leaders are looking for some practical help with this problem, here’s a new Practical Tool Kit for Faith-Based Leaders

Weariness is Part of the Job
Helpful distinction between burnout and weariness.

“Are you tired today? Do you feel worn-out? That’s OK. It is normal. Don’t throw in the towel. Don’t give up. Ministry is supposed to make you weary, but you can make it. Don’t quit. Press on. The work is worth the weariness and our God is of far greater worth than the cost of serving him.”

To Phone or Not to Phone—and When?
Eric Geiger thinks through the questions to consider when deciding if/when to give your teen a phone.

Everyone Wants to Be More Productive
Ligonier Connect and Tim Challies have launched an interactive video course that provides a practical and distinctly Christian approach to productivity.

New Accelerated Degree Program in Partnership with Several Respected Seminaries
And just in case you had any doubt that there was life after RC for Ligonier….

My Indebtedness to the Puritans – Meet the Puritans
Did you know that Joel Beeke likes the Puritans?

“While there are many ways that the Bible-saturated books of the Puritans have influenced me, I would like to highlight three special lessons I have learned from them about experiential, practical Christian living.”

Health Workers Who Oppose Abortion Get New Protections
Good news for Christians in healthcare.

“The Trump administration announced on Thursday that it was taking new steps to protect doctors, nurses and other health workers who have religious or moral objections to performing abortions or sex-change operations, or providing other medical services. The move, one day before the annual March for Life in Washington, was a priority for anti-abortion groups.”

Workplace Trial: How One Executive Led During Dual Tragedies
Fascinating story about how a successful Christian businessman navigated some huge workplace challenges.

Kindle Books

If you’re into history, there are multiple history books on sale at Amazon.