Links For The Church (10/24)

by Staff October 23, 2016

The Nature of a Woman's Nurture

Women don't just nurture inside of motherhood, instead it is "a privilege and responsibility that every Christian woman gets to enjoy." In this exerpt from a contribution to a book, Gloria Furman sets "nurturing" in the scope of the gospel. 

The Pains of Humanity Have Been Draining Me

Artist Lecrae tells the heartfelt story of some of the pain he has endured over the last few years. He opens up about the true feelings that overwhelm him about humanity with honesty. Lecraie exudes vulnerability and points to Jesus as his only hope. 

Christianity is for the Mentally Ill

Mental health issues can cause the sufferer to doubt their place in the Kingdom of God. Emma Scrivener gives six reasons why the gospel is for those who suffer from mental illness.

The Day of No More Knowing in Part of Loving in Part

Scotty Smith, in this hopeful prayer, longs for the fullness of knowledge and love to prevail. His prayer for unity in love and fullness in understanding encourages weary hearts.

An Encouragement Drought

This practical piece by Brad Watson challenges the ideas of cheap encouragement and moves the reader towards ways to encourage people in a godly manner. After describing six different aspects of encouragement, he gives "an encouragement experiment" for those who want to grow in speaking words that uplift. 

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