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(Yesterday on the weblog: Why Your Church Need to Sing New Songs (Not Only Old Songs))
LGBT Activists Get Church Banned From Arts For Believing The Bible
There is a lot of this going on, it appears! The author of this short article draws out some critical points about relativism. “Left-wing cancel culture is going immediately after churches, even right here in the mid-Missouri heartland. Lately, the pastor of The Crossing, a substantial regional evangelical church, delivered a sermon explaining Christian views on sexuality and gender — particularly, that guys can’t grow to be females and females can’t grow to be guys. Outrage ensued, which meant some thing had to be canceled.”
Is It Okay to Be Single?
Wyatt Graham asks and answers. “On occasion, we emphasize marriage so considerably that we give the impression that singleness represents a lesser state. It does not. It is not just okay to be single, but for these so gifted with singleness, it also represents a considerably superior state of living than does marriage.”
Need to We Quit Reading Dead White Guys?
John Piper: “The sins of our fathers — not to mention their finiteness, their culture limitations, their individual idiosyncrasies — ought to bring about our celebrations to have a type of chastened enthusiasm. That is my new phrase: chastened enthusiasm. Otherwise, we make the error like the Corinthians in 1 Corinthians 1, which in current days was so valuable to me to believe about.”
9 Ideas for Greater Members’ Meetings
There’s lots of fantastic stuff to believe about right here. “Several of us have horror stories of members’ meetings gone terribly incorrect. But do they constantly have to finish in bitterness and bickering? I do not believe so. Right here are nine recommendations to assistance set members’ meetings on the appropriate track.”
Enter the Narrow Door
“The query lingers by means of the centuries. About the globe. In religious gatherings. And institutions of studying. City streets. Nearby hangouts. And I study it in the Scriptures. The unnamed a person asks Jesus. ‘Lord, are only a couple of persons going to be saved?’”
Entitlement Is Poisoning the Church
“Entitlement (en·ti·tle·ment, noun): the belief that one particular is inherently deserving of privileges or particular remedy. Have you ever heard of any one confessing that they have an entitlement issue? Have you ever had any one in your smaller group throw in a prayer request asking for God to appropriate their attitude of entitlement? Let me get a tiny extra individual. Have you ever confessed it? Me either.”
Why a 7 Year-old Boy’s “Gender Transition” Is Sparking National Outrage
I’d say it is going beyond that and sparking international outrage. “An equally heartbreaking and morally revolting story is taking place in Texas, where a court has severed the custody of a father from his 7-year-old son in order to let the mother to oversee the child’s transition to living as a girl.” Andrew T. Walker comments.
Flashback: Does Premarital Pregnancy Nullify ‘Unequally Yoked’?
Exactly where sin and ignorance have established deep roots, there will never ever be effortless answers or painless options. Disrupting a family members is tough and painful marrying an unbeliever is bound to be tough and painful. Sadly, from time to time the only choices offered to us are painful and much less-than-best ones.
Holiness attracts satanic attack just like bugs are drawn to light. —Harold Senkbeil