Around the Blog in 80 Seconds
It’s been a little while since I’ve done one of these. But I’ve been encouraged with a number of things I’ve seen posted on blogs this week. Here are a few I hope encourage and edify you:
Yet They Stood Their Ground–A wonderful remembrance of the Freedom Riders and the challenge they present to the church to stand for righteousness. Can you name the four in the photographs?
Disturbing Trends–Michael Horton on some problematic trajectories he sees in the Evangelical scene.
It seems that most blogs focus on the role of senior pastors whenever we talk about ministry. So, it was refreshing to see a couple of posts focused on other ministry roles.
Help! I’m an Associate Minister–Great counsel to associate and assistant ministers from H.B. Charles, Jr., whose blog I’ve been enjoying for a while now.
Some Advice for Youth Ministers–A brief but helpfully focused post on youth ministry.
Lessons Learned in College Ministry–A look at ministry in the university context.
Then there were a couple of helpful posts on preaching:
Four Rules for Preachers–Good counsel from Phillips Brooks.
Taking the Text Seriously–Speaking of Charles, here’s a good reminder of things to avoid if we’re going to take the biblical text seriously in our preaching.
Did a double feature last night for the first time in years. Caught Bourne Legacy and Total Recall. Enjoyed Total Recall and let down by Bourne Legacy. Back to reading!