Links for your weekend reading:
We are to redeem the time with the slow work of prayer, the slow work of meditating on and teaching Scripture, and the slow work of listening to others, praying for others, and being present with others.
Find the places of stress, anxiety, bitterness, or unrest in your life—the places where you are most tempted to sin—and trace them back to their source. I guarantee you they’ll come from a distorted view of God.
You face a choice every day, week, month, and year. To create, to cultivate, or to consume. If Christians will regularly choose the former over the latter, we’ll stand out in a world that knows only the immediate gratification of consumption.
What is the future for a culture that has forgotten its limitations, or ignored the importance of acknowledging and conforming to creation as it has been given us?
I’m asking that you would simply have no tolerance for misogyny and dismissiveness toward women in your spheres of influence. I’m asking for your deliberate and clearly conveyed influence toward the imitation of Christ in His attitude and actions toward women.
How should a church respond with grace when a ministry leader falls?
Matt Perman helps us break the logjam in his new book How to Get Unstuck, which makes a great companion to his previous book What’s Best Next.
A training event in Toronto on Wednesday, May 23