Links For The Church (12/16)

by Staff December 16, 2019

Come, Desire of Nations, Come: An Advent Reflection

Matthew Arbo writes a moving reflection on Jesus' desirability and what this should mean for our advent reflection.

A Defense Of The Little Drummer Boy: Some Easy Targets Don't Deserve To Be Shot

Is the song "Little Drummer Boy" deserving of chastisement? Nathan Miller reflects on this Christmas hymn and why it needs to stay in our church songbook.

Masters of Self: Cultivating Gentleness in an Age of Outrage

"If the vice of anger is among the severest spiritual afflictions of our age, then the virtue of gentleness is among the most needful spiritual medicines." - Scott Swain

5 Ways To Ensure That Your Kids Never Consider Being A Missionary

Scott and Lesley Hildreth share how parents can prevent their children from obeying the great commission, and challenge parents to consider doing the opposite.

Advocating for the Ministries of Single Women in Your Church

Pastors, church leaders, church members, and single women all can be challenged and encouraged by Katie McCoy's words here to equip and encourage the ministry of single women in the church.