Worth a Look 11.13.12
Kindle Deal of the Day: Trusting God: Even When Life Hurts by Jerry Bridges. FREE.
In an effort to strengthen his own trust in God during a time of adversity, Navigator author Jerry Bridges began a lengthy Bible study on God’s sovereignty. The revelations changed his life. In Trusting God, he shares the scope of God’s power to help you come to know Him better, have a relationship with Him, and trust Him more—even when unjust things happen. Tragedy, grief, loss, and death are part of life. Discover howTrusting God can reveal biblical truths about God.
What is this “evangelical law”? It is a culturally created, self-imposed set of expectations that have been so ingrained that they function as a law. The expectations function as our gauge for determining personal godliness and holiness. Ultimately this law creates false motivations for doing good things (more on this in a moment). In the end we settle for moral and spiritual bondage, a new law to replace the old one that was fulfilled in Christ. We have been set free from prison but chose to re-incarcerate ourselves.
Here’s a salute to the scientists, chefs, and everyday folk who stumbled upon greatness – and, more important, shared their mistakes with the world. Let’s roll through the 15 best accidental inventions.
In the process of planting a church, there are three verses that I keep thinking about. These verses help keep me focused on what matters most, and they also keep me on my knees. Here they are:
While management, like stewardship, cares for what is, leadership is about what can be or what must become for an organization to fulfill its reason for being. To that end, let me offer three leadership truths that shape my work in leadership development (mostly in church and non-profit circles.)