Links For the Church (9/19)

by Staff September 19, 2016

Above Reproach, Not Unapproachable

Katie Persinger from The Summit Church provides insight for pastors in protecting themselves from moral failure with women. Contrary to what you might think, this piece isn't about avoiding females, but cultivating friendships with them.

My 3 Biggest Fears as a Teenager

It's not often that teenagers provide advice on how to deal with teenagers. This difficult time of life is best understood by those who are in it, so Jaquelle Crowe explains her fears and how to help others like her to "remember God is on for us in Christ, on our side no matter what."

Kneeling on Charred Ground

"The doors of heaven’s garden are open, yet we earth-scorchers turn our backs on good and growing things. On life itself." 

Three Thological Reasons We Can't Afford Not to Pray for Each Other

How do we pray for others? It can't be done out of our own effort, so Chad Ashby offers three different doctrines to help form our understanding and desire for prayer. 

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.