In a feature reminiscent of my childhood in which Sunday supper consisted of a smorgasbord of leftovers and a random assortment of other foods, I bring you an assortment of random items of interest from the past week.
“Life is full of difficult circumstances. Life inevitably involves circumstances that we would never have chosen on our own. Yet, the Bible assures, God does not work his grace in his people despite circumstances, but right through the middle of them.” –Every Test and Every Temptation
Here is a very practical list of 15 Ways to Improve Your Preaching or Teaching.
“God’s providence is the single greatest hindrance to the floods of sin that would otherwise gush out of our sinful hearts. If it were not for God’s care and preservation, even we Christians would be far more sinful than we dare imagine.” – When God Interferes With Our Plans
Staring at Dementia, Fighting for Joy is a touching, personal and very God-centered look at dealing with family affected by dementia.
Ron Edmondson provides a practical list of 16 Often Unknown Roles of a Pastor.
3 Things Really Great Churches Do on Social Media provides some guidance for those churches who want to have a social media presence.
Some thoughts on Christian fasting – “How Should Christians Fast?”
Enjoy this random collection of stuff and be sure to let me know what you’ve been reading or watching that is interesting, enjoyable or helpful.