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What All Of Our Ministries Really Need

Stephen Altrogge:

…I’m all for planning. You can usually tell when something has just been thrown together. The first sign that things haven’t been planned well is when someone gets up on stage and says, “Well, I don’t really know what we’re going to do today, but we’re trusting the Spirit to guide us.” Planning is a good and necessary thing.

But sometimes we can be tempted to put way too much trust in our planning, at the expense of relying on the Holy Spirit.


From Victoria’s Secret Model to Proverbs 31 Wife

Kylie Bisutti:

The Lord knocked me off my feet and showed me where to find true happiness and self worth. How to be truly beautiful (which has NOTHING to do with external beauty) and most importantly how to truly live a life for Him and His glory and not my own. As I studied the word more, I desired to be more Christ like in the way that I was living. I wanted to be a better example to young women. I wanted to be the wife that God made me to be and the one my husband deserved. (we were recently married before the whole Victoria’s Secret thing happened) I wanted to be honoring to the Lord in all things. So, I stopped modeling lingerie, and skimpy bathing suits. I told myself I would never be on a men’s magazine again, and I decided to be more modest in the way that I dressed. I don’t want to be known as a sex symbol or lingerie model. I desire to be known as a woman who fears the Lord…


Also Worth Reading

Worship: Confessions of an Idol Worshipper

Interview: Friday Questions: An Interview with Tim Challies

Attitudes and Apologetics: Win the Man, Not the Argument

Church Life: Church Discipline and Social Media


In Case You Missed It

Here are a few of this week’s notable posts:

Book Review: Long Story Short by Marty Machowski

Kindle Deals for the Christian Reader (February)

J. Gresham Machen: The Loss of Art

Irenaeus: The King and the Fox

Tertullian: The Principal Crime of the Human Race

William Blackstone: It is Binding Over all the Globe

My notes from the truthXchange 2012 Think Tank: