links, resources

Good Reads 04.15.15 (on: fear, sexuality, children and church, and more)

Here is a collection of links to good reads gathered over this past week: Help Me Face Today by Amanda Knoke http://www.desiringgod.org/articles/help-me-face-today What did the temptation to fear look like for the One who identified with us in every way, yet was without sin? With the cross before him and complete separation from his Father,… Continue reading Good Reads 04.15.15 (on: fear, sexuality, children and church, and more)

holiday, links, resources

Links from the Week (4.03.15 ~ Easter, Parenting, and more)

Some good reads collected over the last week... On Good Friday and Jesus's resurrection (Easter): A look at the claim that Jesus' life and resurrection were based on older pre-Christian myths: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/brandondsmith/2015/03/do-pre-jesus-mythical-figures-debunk-Christianity/ Those who take time to research these supposed Jesus-like figures see how ridiculous the claims are, because they often simultaneously exaggerate and oversimplify… Continue reading Links from the Week (4.03.15 ~ Easter, Parenting, and more)

devotionals, pastor's blog

A ‘Culture of Grace’ (pastor’s blog)

I was reading an article recently detailing the fall of a megachurch pastor. In the midst of it, the author made the point not to ascribe one man’s sins to the group. In other words, big church doesn’t equal big ego. The author pointed out another megachurch pastored by a man of humility and grace.… Continue reading A ‘Culture of Grace’ (pastor’s blog)