‘Do the Right Thing’ – Andy Griffith Left Lessons for the Greater Good - Andrew Herrmann of the Chicago Sun-Times
Did you know that Andy Griffith had studied for ministry in the Moravian Church at the University of North Carolina?
All of us Need a Friend Like Martin Luther Once in a While - Justin Taylor at Between Two Worlds
All of us need a Martin Luther in our lives now and then—a friend who is not afraid to stand on gospel promises and get in our face with gospel truth when we would rather wallow in self-pity.
Complementarianism for Dummies - Mary Kassian at Girls Gone Wise
“Complementarity” is a word that doesn’t appear in the Bible, but is used by people to summarize a biblical concept. It’s like the word “Trinity.” The Bible never uses the word “Trinity.” But it’s undeniable that it points to a Triune God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
1. It’s Complementary…NOT Complimentary.
2. June Cleaver is so fifties and so NOT the definition of complementarity.
3. A proletariat-bourgeois hierarchy has no place in complemenarity.
4. Complementarity does not condone the patriarchal, societal oppression of women.
5. Complementarians believe that God designed male and female to reflect complementary truths about Jesus.
God’s Emergency Warning System - John MacArthur at Grace to You
From a spiritual perspective, your other built-in warning system—your conscience—does the same thing. Just as searing pain warns you of physical danger to your body, your conscience screams at you about a violation of a moral law.
But your conscience alone can’t save you. It’s only a mechanism—a warning device. And unless it has been guarded and trained, it won’t be able to alert you to spiritual danger. A malnourished, confused, and twisted conscience won’t be able to protect you—in fact, it could actually lead you to sin and corruption.
Peruvian Believers Give Their All to Reach Amazon for Christ – IMB Connecting
Just three days after his wife died, 72-year-old Edison Romero climbed into a cramped wooden boat for a journey down the Amazon. He could have stayed home to mourn. Instead, he took a 12-hour trip from his village to Iquitos, Peru, to attend missions training.
9 Marks of a Godless Culture - FrankGantz.com Archives (September 2009)
A culture might apply to a national, regional or ethnic people. It might apply to the environment in a business. It might also be the culture of a family. Do these characteristics describe where you live, your people, your work place or your family? If so, the people and leaders of that culture need to demonstrate repentance and honor God in their culture.
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