Church Planting: Them Rainer explores the question of when a church revitalization should become a church replant. Philanthropy: Chick Fil-A’s confusing statement about their giving doesn’t mean they don’t give to Christian organizations. Politics: Andrew Scheer steps down as conservative leader. Reporting: GetReligion points out some flaws in reporting on issues at George Fox College, … Continue reading Online Reading (Dec. 12, 2019)
Natural Disaster: A volcano erupts suddenly, while tourists are on a New Zealand island. Discernment: John Piper opines on competence and its value for discerning God’s will for your life. Culture: In a very bad idea, I Am Jesus is a new game under development. Politics: David Brooks explains why he rejected socialism.
Politics: The New York Times does an examination of the Bible Study leader for US president Donald Trump’s cabinet. Theology: George Sinclair explains that God does not love unconditionally. More Theology: This month’s Credo magazine deals with the issue of universalism (will all be saved?). Shameless plug: The Church-planting ministry of my local church will have … Continue reading Online Reading (December 3, 2019)
History: Screwtape reflects on the life of C.S. Lewis on the occasion of the latter’s birth. Discipleship: Paul Carter writes on the needs of good spiritual habits. Politics and Religious Freedom: John Stackhouse reflects own a recent Cardus poll concerning the religious beliefs of Canadian Party leaders. A little disturbing for those of us who … Continue reading Online Reading (November 29, 2019)