One Simple Key to Thriving with Mental Illness
“I realized that my problem was simple. I’m still human and I still need human things. That is how God designed us all. Regardless of our mental illness, we still need to be in community. We still need to be known. We need people.” See also this article at the BBC, Regular exercise ‘best for mental health’
Getting Unhitched from the Old Testament? Andy Stanley Aims at Heresy
Al Mohler takes on Andy Stanley’s falsehoods. See also How to Preach and Teach the Old Testament for All Its Worth. And on the positive side here’s Clowney’s Diagram for Preaching from the Old Testament
“Dr. Clowney’s illustration helps guide the preacher toward a faithful declaration of Christ. His book, with its final section of his sermons an illustration itself of this type of preaching, is certainly worth having on one’s bookshelf, whether to help in sermon preparation or to learn how to evaluate the faithfulness of preaching.”
Exploring Islam, A New Teaching Series from James Anderson
“In Exploring Islam, a new ten-part video teaching series, Dr. James Anderson surveys the history and beliefs of the Islamic religion and prepares Christians to better witness to their Muslim neighbors with gentleness and respect. This is a series to stir confidence in the gospel and equip you to speak the truth in love to the Muslims in your community. ”
Eight Areas Where Pastors Wish They Were Better Equipped
All eight are in the Practical Theology department, which means that either Practical Theology departments are failing or, more likely, there’s not enough Practical Theology taught at Seminaries.
9 Tips to Help Kids Have Daily Devotions
“Here are nine tips to help parents take the lead in establishing fresh devotional habits for the young hearts in their care.”
The Healing of Willow Creek
“We tend to think that loyalty means always taking the side of the leader to whom we want to be faithful. Loyalty instead means doing everything in your power to make the leader not only a better one but a more faithful disciple of Jesus Christ. It’s not unlike patriotism for one’s country. The true patriot loves his country; so much so that he will speak out when he believes the country is doing wrong, to call the nation to adhere to its deepest ideals.”
Making Sense of God: Finding God in the Modern World by Timothy Keller $2.99.
Marriage Matters: Extraordinary Change through Ordinary Moments by Winston T. Smith $0.79.
A Practical Guide to Culture: Helping the Next Generation Navigate Today’s World by John Stonestreet $2.39.