The Key To Radical Generosity: God Doesn’t Need You – I spent a lot of my Christian life feeling guilty over what I am not doing in the kingdom of God. It’s not that I am not committed to Jesus, living a sacrificial life, or intensely busy for the kingdom. I am—but there is just always so much more to be done, and sometimes I feel as if the needs of the world are crushing me.
Husbands, Hold Your Wife’s Hand & What We Won’t Regret – R.C. Sproul reflects upon his wife’s death and Kevin DeYoung, prompted by Sproul, shares some reflections of his own. Both of these posts are worth reading.
Pastor Saeed’s Letter To His Daughter Rebekka – Saeed Abedini, the American pastor imprisoned in Iran, writes an encouraging and beautiful letter to his daughter on her eighth birthday.
Sharing The Gospel Is Inconvenient – As I was walking from the restaurant to my car, I had one gospel tract in my pocket. I had purposed to give it to someone in route to my vehicle. Literally, that was my plan. I wanted to place the tract in someone’s hand, continue walking, get in my truck, and leave. That did not happen. When I gave the tract to a man standing in my path, he asked, “What’s this?”
Why a leading professor of new media just banned technology use in class – I teach theory and practice of social media at New York University, and am an advocate and activist for the free culture movement, so I’m a pretty unlikely candidate for Internet censor. But I have just asked the students in my fall seminar to refrain from using laptops, tablets, and phones in class.
Is Your Church Worship More Pagan Than Christian? – There is a great misunderstanding in churches of the purpose of music in Christian worship.