Links For The Church (11/14)

by Staff November 14, 2016

The Secret to Giving and Receiving Critique

In this article addressed to the critic and the critiqued, Brandon Smith urges the church to balance truth and love when we open our mouths to give and receive critique.

Praying for Our President Elect

Many prayers have been prayed throughout this election cycle and now that it's over, they cannot cease. Read Trillia Newbell's five prayers to pray for our president elect. 

Does Christianity Make Life Harder?

Tony Reinke surveys the relationship between union with Christ and our sufferings in this world. 

Talking About Heaven with a Grieving Person

"What we ultimately rest in is that our God is righteous; he does what is right. We can’t say for sure whether or not someone is with him, but we can always say for sure that we know God has done right."

How does God's Word impact our prayers?

God invites His children to talk with Him, yet our prayers often become repetitive and stale. How do we have a real conversation with God? How do we come to know Him so that we may pray for His will as our own?

In the Bible, God speaks to us as His children and gives us words for prayer—to praise Him, confess our sins, and request His help in our lives.

We’re giving away a free eBook copy of Praying the Bible, where Donald S. Whitney offers practical insight to help Christians talk to God with the words of Scripture.