Read This! 08.15.17

500 Years On: Let’s End the Sale of Self Indulgences

This is a hard-hitting piece. I can’t say that I agree with all of it, but there is enough in here that we need to consider.

Reading God’s Providence

This is helpful.

6 Questions You Should Be Asking Those You Lead

All of these questions are pretty important. I don’t always do a good job of asking them.

4 Reasons to Teach Church History to Teens

I totally agree with this. I think everyone benefits from learning history.

Calling, Burdens, and Being Crushed By Facebook

There is a ton of wisdom in this. This is one of the biggest dangers of social media.

Discerning Your Child’s Spiritual State

This is so difficult to do as a parent…how much more difficult as a pastor trying to discern the spiritual state of young kids?

My Child Doesn’t Love Me

So long as you don’t take from this and attitude which says, “If my child doesn’t love me it’s always my fault”, then this is a good and helpful article.

Does God Like Me?

This is a question I struggled with as a new Christian.

I employ many of these strategies:

One Comment

  1. While reading “500 Years On: Let’s End the Sale of Self Indulgences”, I found myself wondering how much of the problem he speaks to is influenced by us living in a culture that subscribes to the ‘Extrovert ideal” (See Susan Cain’s book “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a world that can’t stop talking’), which we have largely brought into the church whole.

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