Links For The Church (9/13)

by Staff September 14, 2020

How Perfectionism Makes You A Spiritual Quitter

We often think that massive goals are the key to a godly life. Melissa Edgington writes about the struggles perfectionist Christians might have, and she shares, “Olympic-sized goals are not the key to spiritual growth, and especially not if I am setting myself up to fail.”

Peeking Past the Blindfold

Kyle Borg writes that we are all prone to partiality, and the Bible repeatedly speaks to this truth. He uses Lady Justice as an illustration for how the Christian might be tempted to render justice with partiality.

Fallen From Beauty

“Christ came to restore our measure of beauty and to redefine the beauty that we seek. Participating in a holistic beauty that does not alienate the physical from the spiritual is what we are called to. To consume, not a beauty that objectifies, but a beauty that is self-giving and life-giving.”

Why Unhealthy People Crave Controversy

Russell Moore issues a warning for those who find themselves desiring a quarrel. He discusses the temptation to engage in arguments in unloving way that dehumanizes people, and encourages us to look to Scripture to orient us to the way we ought to respond to controversy.

Scripture in Scripture: Reading the Old Testament with the Apostles

This long-form article, Daniel J. Brendsel explores the way that the apostles understood and used Scripture. This helpful resources provides many references and clear explanation to help us better understand the way Scripture informs Scripture.

God’s Care for Postpartum Moms

Postpartum is a neglected conversation in the church. Rachel Denison provides gracious words of comfort for moms who might be struggling and points to the truth that God’s Word provides.