It’s easy for Christians to point the finger at our neighbors and accuse them of misunderstanding and devaluing marriage. But we are also guilty. We often worship marriage and (therefore) devalue it, too.
Kindle deals round three!
The Kindle deals just keep on coming:
- Gods at War by Kyle Idleman—$3.99
- Disciplines of a Godly Man by Kent Hughes—$3.99
- The Shepherd Leader at Home by Timothy Witmer—$4.99
- No More Excuses by Tony Evans—$2.99
- Father, Son, and Holy Spirit by Bruce Ware—$2.99
- Date Your Wife by Justin Buzzard $3.99
- The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel $2.99
- Who Is This Man? by John Ortberg—$3.99
- When a Nation Forgets God by Erwin Lutzer—$5.10 (reviewed here)
- Gospel by JD Greear—$5.05
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (trailer)
Despite the ridiculousness of turning The Hobbit into a trilogy, I still had fun watching An Unexpected Journey. The Desolation of Smaug could be a lot of fun as well:
Let’s be honest. There are certain types of people we are conditioned, by our culture, to not like. These are the people that nobody is going to give us credit for liking, the people we tend to distance ourselves from. For good reason. And yet, these are the sinners Christ most likely would have sought out to save, the people we should, at the very least, pray for. So here is a list of 5 People We Should Pray For Even Though We Don’t Want To.
Before you pursue the office of pastor, you know that you need to be ready. But have you asked whether your wife is ready?
Formally, I don’t believe there should be extra expectations placed on a pastor’s wife. There is no office of “pastor’s wife” in the Bible. But practically, being married to a pastor is a tough role. Does your wife have what it takes? Is she up for it?