People have always recognized the physical differences between men and women, of course, but since the 1960s it’s been controversial to speak of non-physical differences between the genders.
Black Friday is almost like a national holiday in America. Many offices are closed and many people use vacation days to enjoy an extended weekend away from work. Some of those people, and maybe some of you, spend the day shopping as they seek to take advantage of special holiday sales to complete their Christmas shopping.
How I respond when my freedom is challenged by the exercise of someone else’s freedom reveals more about me than I care to admit.
When major disasters happen, God’s people have an opportunity to respond with compassion, love, and mercy that points others to Christ and gives Him great glory. We see people in need and we ask God to use us to show and share the love of Christ in those places among those people.
People all over our city and country will be gathering around televisions to watch football on Saturdays and Sundays from the beginning of September until the beginning of February, so let’s be intentional and take advantage of this massive cultural opportunity!
The reality of the Gospel is that our cross is not burning, but that it’s bleeding. The bloody cross of Christ is where God and man meet and where we become one with our brothers and sisters from all backgrounds.
This week most of our pastoral staff attend The Gospel Coalition National Conference in Indianapolis, IN along with 8,000 of our closest friends. Here are several takeaways from the conference…
True change comes when it’s more painful to stay the same than it is to change. I guess that’s why God made marriage. Now that my “mys” are “ours,” all the self-chosen, velvet nooses I’ve slowly tied around my neck are now tied around her neck too.
Having tasted the thrill of victory as a fan, if I’m honest, I’m still left feeling a bit unsatisfied as life marches on.
As Christians, there is one thing in which we do find agreement when it comes to the office of the President of the United States of America, we must pray.