Worth a Look 11.15.12
Kindle Deal of the Day: Modest: Men and Women Clothed in the Gospel by Tim Challies and R.W. Glenn. $2.99.
The point of this book is that true modesty does not come from following a list of rules. It flows naturally from a solid grasp of the gospel. That means modesty doesn’t need to look the same from one person to another. It’s about your motivations, not your wardrobe.
When someone overfunctions, they assume an unhealthy responsibility for the behavior of others. And pastors, if they’re not careful, can become classic overfunctioners. Let me share with you four reasons why pastors should not overfunction…
We need to be reminded of the joy of diversity. We need to keep that joy before us so it can motivate us for the marathon that is multi-ethnicity ministry. Here are six joys of pursuing a multi-ethnic make-up in churches.
At times, beauty is obvious and, at other times, it sneaks up on us. My encouragement is for you to take care and look for it in every moment of your day.
From headhunters and cannibals to 85 percent of the tribe identifying itself as Christian, the Sawi of New Guinea have undergone significant cultural transformation in the 50 years since the first missionaries arrived in the tribe’s isolated jungle village.