Sunday Supper September 20, 2015

 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.


“The point is, love is a verb, sure. But it’s an impossible verb. It’s the kind of verb that pulls us out of our Western enlightenment secularistic bubbles into the country of the supernatural.” – Love Is Not a Verb


10 Things You Can’t Expect from Church Volunteers provides some helpful insight to the challenge of volunteerism.


5 Ways to Talk to Your Children About Death offers some helpful thoughts on discussing death with children.


For fear of being legalistic, we can rob ourselves of the benefits of a regular pattern (or “spiritual disciplines”) of walking with God. Is this biblical or beneficial? Not at all! – Don’t Lose Spiritual Disciplines for Fear of Legalism


Your Child Is Your Neighbor presents a case for the practical application of biblical “people” principles to parenting.


Here are some great lessons about legalistic churches, as a former member shares “5 Things I Learned in an Unhealthy Church.”


5 Pastoral Pet Peeves is funny and helpful.


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.