What questions should you ask before you share something on social media? Will complaining about the culture change anything? How can you find job satisfaction? What’s the missing piece to American missions? And can a faithful Christian be a political nationalist?
Get thoughtful responses to these questions from Bruce Ashford, Trevin Wax, Elizabeth Garn, Marshall Segal and Courtlandt Perkins in today’s #FaithandCulture Reading.
Can we complain our way to cultural change? Trevin Wax says no. He writes,
The Christian who grumbles will neither stand out in this generation, nor hold firm to the gospel. Read More>>
How do you decide what to share on social media? Elizabeth Garn offers a few suggestions in this article from The Gospel Coalition. She writes,
So when sharing your opinions in conversations or online, labor to uplift others and exalt God. Avoid rash words and reckless comments. The smallest of words carry the power to harm and heal. Read More>>
Marshall Segal offers some tips about finding satisfaction in your job. He writes,
Many Christians work in jobs we would not necessarily choose for ourselves. I have before — maybe you are now. We did choose it at some point along the way, but just for less inspiring reasons. Read More>>
Courtlandt Perkins shares about a new joint initiative between Southeastern Seminary’s Center for Great Commission Studies and Kindom Diversity. He writes,
The [Kingdom Diversity Missions Initiative] seeks to spark a Great Commission resurgence among multicultural Christians by creating a platform to catalyze minority believers to the ends of the earth and integrate a passion for international missions into their current and future areas of service. Read More>>
In the past year, nationalism has grown in prominence. How should Christians think about nationalism? Bruce Ashford offers a thorough, nuanced treatment of the question in this must-read article. He writes,
American citizens need to undertake a serious critical evaluation of nationalism in its many varieties. Evangelical Christians need to do so doubly, not only as American citizens but as Christian Americans. Read More>>
What are you reading this weekend?