Links For The Church (12/19)

by Staff December 19, 2016

The World-Changing Art of Not Being A Sham This Christmas

In this letter to a girl she met at an airport, Ann Voskamp compels the reader to take action this Christmas and to put love into practice. 

7 Steps From Student to Missionary

The student who feels called to missions may not know how to prepare themselves for that calling. This post by Darren Carlson emphasizes the crucial need for local church involvement. 

Pursuing Racial Reconciliation by Walking Down the Street

Nathan Loudin shares about his meeting with a man who pastors a church down the street from him. This is his recapitulation of his conversation with a black pastor that is especially helpful for those pursuing reconciliation among races. 

Why My First Church Hire Was A Woman

"Women are encouraged that they have a serious part to play in the kingdom of God and that they are not just bystanders or there to cook the meals."

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.