Articles to Consider – May 22nd

Do You Still Want to Be Like Mike? By Matt Smethurst. “You will never find life outside the game for the same reason you never found life in it. It’s not there…. The peace you seek isn’t available on a basketball court or a golf course but on a little hill outside Jerusalem. There, YahwehContinue reading “Articles to Consider – May 22nd”

Articles to Consider – May 17th

Church, Don’t Let Coronavirus Divide You By Brett McCracken. “Those who are not comfortable with physical gatherings should be patient with those who are, and vice versa. As hard as it will be to practice patience, remember that in the scheme of eternity this season—whether it’s months long or years—will be but a blip.” Beware the ‘IdealContinue reading “Articles to Consider – May 17th”

Articles to Consider – April 24th

It’s Not Often in Life You Get a Do-Over (So Take the Do-Over) By Tim Challies. “Before you go back to what was normal, decide whether this is the normal you want. Take the do-over! Take the opportunity to assess, to evaluate, to carefully and prayerfully ponder the kind of life you want, the kind ofContinue reading “Articles to Consider – April 24th”

Don’t Miss This – April 16th

This week’s freebie is an ebook from John Piper entitled Coronavirus and Christ. You can download it as either an ebook or an audio file. “This is a time when the fragile form of this world is felt. The seemingly solid foundations are shaking. The question we should be asking is, Do we have a RockContinue reading “Don’t Miss This – April 16th”

Articles to Consider – April 15th

Coronavirus Could Kill Consumer Christianity By Brett McCracken. “The COVID-19 epidemic is forcing us to remember this truth. It’s shaking us swiftly out of our complacency and consumer-driven addition to comfort, and driving us to cling to the God of Jacob who is our fortress (Ps. 46:7).” What Does an Empty Tomb Have to DoContinue reading “Articles to Consider – April 15th”

Did Jesus Preach to Those in Hell?

The last supper with the disciples has ended. The betrayal in the garden of Gethsemane is over. Jesus has been arrested, beaten, tried, denied, and crucified. With His side pouring blood and water, His body is wrapped in a linen shroud and placed in a borrowed tomb. As the stone is set against the entranceContinue reading “Did Jesus Preach to Those in Hell?”

Articles to Consider – April 10th Update

Do We Really Want to Go Back to Normal? Author Trevin Wax wants us to consider if the way things were progressing with our culture before COVID-19 are really what we want to get back to when this thing ends. Answer: NO! Parents: Three Motivations to Avoid By Jason K. Allen. “In fact, if IContinue reading “Articles to Consider – April 10th Update”

Martin Luther on a Christian Response to Plague

While pastoring in Wittenberg in the mid 1520’s, Martin Luther received a letter from Rev. Dr. Johann Hess, a pastor in Breslau. His question to Luther: How should Christians respond to a plague in their city? Luther’s response was a lengthy one that, due to some of his own circumstances, did not reach Dr. HessContinue reading “Martin Luther on a Christian Response to Plague”