These are the posts and articles that I have found to be helpful in the month of March 2015.
THREE MUSLIM MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT CHRISTIANS This is helpful to know and understand if you are trying to witness to a muslim. It is also very interesting to note as a Christian how others look at our faith belief.
How we study the Bible Reading the Bible is crucial to a maturing Disciple of Jesus. How you read varies, but these folks offer some good advice.
Lord, make me a Generous Father Oh how I need to give more of my generosity to my children.
5 MORE Things Every Married Man Should Do Around Single Women Well the title tell the story, but linked in this story is also the first 5 things a married man should do around single women.
Something Every Parent Should Know A short but good read.
Does She Expect You To Read Her Mind? This game I am never good at! Do you married couples play this game – and if so how is it working out?
Dating a non-virgin I found this article to be wise in handling the failures of premarital sex. I hope it would give you cause to stop and consider the virtues of a virgin at marriage, and how to adopt to someone who is not.
How To Pray All Day – We certainly need to keep our roots firmly in the source to weather each day’s battles. Who else can you turn to – EVERY TIME of need?
4 Reasons why God wills work – Work is good. Once you understand why, then I think you will appreciate it more. John Piper gives a great description of why God wants us to work.
Lunar Eclipse – April 4 – If you are following the events this year concerning the 4 blood moons you will be interested to know the 3rd of the 4 will be on April 4th. This web site tells you when and if you can see the eclipse in your part of the world.
Parenting in a Hyper-Sexualized Culture – Boy this is tough to deal with today. The types of access we have to sexually charged material is overwhelming at times. Heath Lambert gives some good parenting advice here.
7 Steps to Good Sleep – Good advice here. Something I needed myself. See if you can’t find an easy tip to get better sleep.
9 Marks of an Unhealthy Church – Kevin DeYoung offers 9 marks of a church that isn’t doing so well.
What if Starbucks Marketed Like a Church? Funny video that hits home in a few ways. Hope your church cannot identify with too many of these “starbucks” practices.
Why churches are stage driven – Wow, this article was so on target. Ministry is messy, but ministry is needed in our communities – no matter what.
9 Technological Trends Every Church Should Consider – YES We need to be relevant in the culture to present the Gospel that is life changing!
Witchdoctors, Football and understanding Africa – ok this may be the most different post on my list, but if you read it I hope it makes you think. The last line sums it up well: our struggle is not against flesh and blood.