What should you know about Neil Gorsuch? How can the church reach out to working women? Was Jesus political? Does our culture still suffer from moral relativism? And what books is Dr. Ken Keathley reading?
Get thoughtful responses to these questions from Bruce Ashford, Joe Carter, Ted Olsen, Diane Paddison, Caitie Butler and more in today’s #FaithandCulture Reading.
Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation hearings took place this week. What should you know about Gorsuch? Joe Carter explains in this article at The Gospel Coalition. He 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>>
Perhaps you’ve heard it (or said it): Jesus wasn’t political. Is that statement true? Bruce Ashford answers in this important piece at his blog. He writes,
when Jesus declared that God’s kingdom was at hand (Matthew 3:2), his audience heard him loudly and clearly: a political kingdom was on the rise. Nobody imagined that Jesus envisioned an a-political series of radio devotionals or tent revival meetings. Read More>>
Working women are leaving the church. How can churches bring them back? Diane Paddison and Caitie Butler offer four tips. They write,
Of course, every follower of Jesus is responsible for her own commitment to make fellowship and service a priority. Jesus calls each of us to pick up our own cross and follow him, making the necessary sacrifices in our busy lives to put him first. But is the church making this easier for some Christians more than others? Read More>>
Ted Olsen of Christianity Today argues that our culture is no longer suffering from moral relativism; it’s suffering from moral pluralism. He writes,
Make no mistake: Disputes over morality are as strong as they have ever been. But if we view these disputes through the lens of “moral relativism,” it’s not only our understanding of our culture that will suffer. Our evangelistic witness will also be severely blunted. If anything, today we live in an era of constant moral indignation. Read More>>
Over at our sister blog Between the Times, Dr. Ken Keathley shares the books that are on his bookshelf right now. He writes,
John Stott’s “The Cross of Christ”…. presents the work of Calvary with a remarkable balance of learning and devotion. After reading, one will understand salvation better and love Christ more. Read More>>
What are you reading this weekend?