The Gospel Coalition: What if your 20s were not what you expected?

I really appreciate this article by Jackie Knapp about suffering, disappointment, and accepting the realities of life. For: Although we consistently asked what would Jesus do, no one told us how important it was to learn how he dealt with Continuer la lecture The Gospel Coalition: What if your 20s were not what you expected?

What does it mean to be a Christian: Insincere and Service Post 6

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Christ’s gospel was intended for all men, and the Church must, therefore, have a field as broad as the whole wide world if it is truly to represent him. – General Conference of the Methodist Church Continuer la lecture What does it mean to be a Christian: Insincere and Service Post 6

Grace on Mother’s Day

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Thinking so much about grace this week. First of all because of Mother’s Day. I’m not the holiday’s biggest fan. Maybe it’s because I’m not a Mom, but I think I’d feel the same way about it even if I Continuer la lecture Grace on Mother’s Day

What does it mean to be a Christian: Insincere and Service Post 5

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This series reflects upon the negative perspectives that nonChristians have of Christians and how Christians can change these perspectives in order to better reflect Christ and his love. The perception as identified by the Barna Group: Christians are insincere and concerned Continuer la lecture What does it mean to be a Christian: Insincere and Service Post 5

Changing Perceptions: Sheltered

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Author and speaker Margaret Feinberg urges Christians to be connected to our culture: How do you stay connected? Relationship. Talk to people. Everyone. Anyone. Ask questions. Lots. Listen closely to the answers. Open up your life to strangers, visitors, and Continuer la lecture Changing Perceptions: Sheltered

Changing Perceptions: Sheltered

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The late John Stott, rector emeritus at All Souls Church, London and founder of the Langham Partnership addresses the tension between being sheltered and living as an anointed one. If we belong to Jesus Christ, we have a double calling in relation to Continuer la lecture Changing Perceptions: Sheltered

What does it mean to be a Christian: Sheltered and Anointed Ones Post 4

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This series reflects the negative perspectives that nonChristians have of Christians and how Christians can change these perspectives in order to best reflect Christ and his love. Americans find Christians to be sheltered (the Barna Group‘s 2007 surveys indicate that Continuer la lecture What does it mean to be a Christian: Sheltered and Anointed Ones Post 4