Kindle deals for Christian readers
Miracles by Tim Stafford is on sale for $1.99. Today is also the last day to get these books by Paul Tripp on sale:
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- What Did You Expect?—$4.99
- Sex & Money—$4.99
- Whiter than Snow—$4.99
- A Shelter in the Time of Storm—$2.99
Oh my goodness yes:
We can debate the wisdom of this type of road safety skills (and I’ll probably join you in saying it’s unwise). However, it is illustrative of the commonly experienced bigger truth that we do trust ourselves. We have to. We make quick decisions based upon quick glances from our eyes. We answer questions quickly and confidently. We anticipate and react. And, by in large, we are pretty good with our ability to make these decisions.
This is why a passage like Proverbs 28.26 is so repulsive to our self-sufficiency and personal goodness.
There goes Joe Carter speaking sensibly again…
Yesterday was the 60th anniversary of the martyrdom of Jim Elliot and four other missionaries. Justin Taylor shares Elliot’s story in a post worth reading.
To hear many Christians talk—and this would probably be the opinion of many more if you could read their thoughts—the idea of being a vital, connected member of a church seems strange, unnecessary, maybe even a little antiquated. After all, if the goal is to grow as a Christian—to learn more about God, to understand and act out our faith more consistently—why should we think the church is so important? The best Bible teachers on the planet podcast their preaching; there are energetic parachurch organizations where a Christian can serve well; and a small group meeting in a home provides excellent opportunity for fellowship. Really, when you get right down to it, what good is a hidebound, outdated thing like the church? And why should I be a part of one?
To get a sense of how heated this has become, read this article by one irate employer and his prediction of the backlash that will soon ensue from the Millennials’ attitudes toward work.
Additionally, this survey by SmartRecruiter of 28,000 bosses detailing where Millennials are falling short is just one example of the data to support the huge disconnect costing some Millennials their jobs. Here are the key takeaways Millennials need to know.