Read This! 10.12.17

Letter to a Church Member (or a Letter to Myself)

Amen! And I say this as a church member who just happens to be a pastor.

God Is With You in Your Panic Attack

There are some very helpful practical tips in here.

Five Obstacles that Dads Face

These are things that stand in the way of us being the best dads we can be.

The Man and His Song

I was saddened to hear of the death of Tom Petty. I appreciated this reflection on his music by David Mathis. 

How to Fight When Your Mind Is Failing

This is about sanctification when you are battling issues like memory loss and dementia.

Think About Your Welcome

I don’t know how we could pull this off with our structure and building (perhaps our Sunday school fills this need) but I like this idea.

Five Elements of a Church Membership Class

I think we cover all of these in our new members class.

What About the Pigs?

I remember when I preached through Mark all of the ink that was spilled over this question.

Jeremy Pierre answers an important question on assurance:

One Comment

  1. Okay, so, maybe not a make-or-break thing, but just one minor quibble with the pig ideas — none of the suggested reasons for using the pigs, including the featured reason, take into account the fact the the DEMONS requested the pigs, rather than Jesus or Mark trying to make a particular point. You reckon is that a reasonable point to make?

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