The Apollos Project – Raising an Alien Child | Jen Wilkin
“We are going to ask our children to think and live differently than the world in five different areas. ”

You Know You’re Preaching When… | The Christward Collective
“Preaching is a combination of certain elements. Preaching contains teaching or truth, but it is more than information dissemination. Preaching is a combination of spirit and truth, light and heat. Preaching informs the mind and stirs the heart. So, how do you know when you’re preaching? Here are a few tangible metrics you can use for guidance in the self-evaluation process:”

Working Toward Rest | LifeWay Pastors
“I have never met a pastor who did not say, “I’m in it for the long haul.” If the long haul is the goal, then routine maintenance is a must. And, rest is a required element of maintenance, so do not ignore it.”

4 Lies that Cause Pastors to Neglect their Families | 9Marks
“Our families are the closest people to us, and so our responsibility to disciple them and wash them in the Word is greatest. Pastors, let’s trust God, and keep our own vineyards.”

How Can Parents Help Their Kids Embrace Those Who Are Different Than Them? | The Good Book Blog
“Here are four ways to help kids embrace those who are different than them:”

Snapchat Wisdom on College Ministry Do’s and Don’ts | For The Church
A Youth Pastor asked his students “What is one Do and one Don’t of college ministry?” Here’s their response and his conclusions.

Practical Study Tips for Overwhelmed Students
“Now that I’ve learned the gist of a few languages, have taken hundreds of tests and received lots of grades, I’ve learned a thing or two about studying that I can pass along. With school back in session, I thought it may be helpful to post a few practical study tips for those back to the academic grind, especially for those of you that feel overwhelmed.”

Rosaria Butterfield: “Why I Signed the Nashville Statement” | CBMW
“I signed the Nashville Statement because my conscience compels me so, because the promises of liberty on the world’s terms are false and deceptive, and because many who currently claim to have Christ’s forgiveness and salvation must be called to account for leading good people astray with false promises and filthy lies.”

New Book

Portraits of a Pastor: The 9 Essential Roles of a Church Leader.

Kindle Books

Has Christianity Failed You? by Ravi Zacharias $3.99.

Incomparable: Explorations in the Character of God by Andrew Wilson $1.99.

Tried by Fire: The Story of Christianity’s First Thousand Years by William Bennett.