The Web’s Top 5 – July 26, 2019

These are the Top 5 things I found on the web this week: Delighting in the Trinity Nine short videos by Mike Reeves, focused on helping us to delight in God’s nature as Trinity. Worth 12 minutes of your week! Love Your Neighbor and Speak the Truth Rosaria Butterfield: “To be clear, I was not convertedContinue reading “The Web’s Top 5 – July 26, 2019”

Struggling to Fit Church on Your Plate?

This post originally appeared at Gospel-Centered Discipleship. Many American churches have long reveled in the cultural phenomenon known as the “potluck.” The regular challenge of the potluck is, of course, to maximize limited plate space by trying to fit as much food as possible. Rookies overload with the initial dishes and run out of roomContinue reading “Struggling to Fit Church on Your Plate?”

Enduring Faithfulness in the Mundane

I love this quote by G. K. Chesterton that I ran across again while reading back through Jared C. Wilson’s Gospel Wakefulness (a worthy read, by the way): Because children have abounding vitality, because they are in spirit fierce and free, therefore they want things repeated and unchanged. They always say, ‘Do it again’; and theContinue reading “Enduring Faithfulness in the Mundane”

The Freedom of Forgiveness

by Mike Phay Jesus once told a story (Matthew 18:23-35) about a servant who owed his master a ridiculous amount of money—billions of dollars in today’s currency. In order to recoup at least some of this astronomical debt, the master—well within his legal rights at the time—commanded the sale of this servant and his entireContinue reading “The Freedom of Forgiveness”