From the blog this week: Ask for Help
Below are some links from around the web to encourage you this week!
Honoring Those We Disagree With
“The world teaches us that to love or honor means to agree; it’s called tolerance. And tolerance is a cheap alternative to Christian love. It’s not actually loving, and it’s not actually honoring. Tolerance is just a wholesale acceptance that doesn’t consider the merits of your idea or belief, doesn’t engage them thoughtfully or graciously, instead, it just outright accepts them with no effort at all. That’s not honor, that’s indifference.”
10 Key Bible Verses on Humility
“Christ set the ultimate example of humility by submitting himself to life on earth and then death on the cross on behalf of sinners. As Christians, we are called into lives of exemplary humility too. ”
Chosen by God to Inherit God
A helpful and encouraging look at Ephesians 1.
Diesel Fuel for Writers and Preachers
“I suppose there’s a place for gasoline-fueled binge-writing sessions, times when fingers pound keyboards like pistons in a V8 engine. But that type of writing can’t be sustained over the long haul or often even manufactured in a moment. You typically can’t script productive, frenetic writing.”