Links For The Church (3/4)

by Staff March 4, 2019

Why Is It So Hard to Pray?

Prayer means death to self. Burk Parsons answers why it's so hard to pray, and how we can trust God to answer with power and might. 

God is Not Silent About Sexual Assault

Katie McCoy writes that God, "speaks on behalf of the woman who has been sexually assaulted." She shows how God protects and cares for women through an Old Testament passage.

Why Your Short Term Mission Trip Probably Isn't Alleviating Poverty

This helpful post by Mez McConnell explains why certain kinds of ministry organizations are hurting the work of missionaries across the globe. He shares that serving in a community is best done in "anonymity" instead of in a flashy way. 

So You Think You’ve Arrived

Brian Dodridge writes to those who feel like they have "arrived" in ministry. These people have bought into the light of self-glory. He provides warning signs and also ways to overcome this pursuit of self-glory.

How to Have Healthy Conversations About Race

Having conversations about race can feel daunting, yet believers must search their hearts to see if the sin of racism exists. Kristie Anyabwile gives helpful instruction for how to have these conversations well and encourages us to pursue faithfulness in these conversations.