Seven of the best articles I’ve come across in the last month:
- Bethany Jenkins – ‘Stop Overspiritualising ‘Calling” – The Gospel Coalition.
A timely message for those seeking God’s direction in their lives.
- Kate Shellnut – ‘What Ravi Zacharias Said at Nabeel Qureshi’s Funeral’ – Christianity Today.
Fitting tribute by one gifted and passionate apologist to another.
- Ed Stetzer – ‘Can Leadership be Learned?’ – Christianity Today.
Excellent article on how the skill of leadership can be learned.
- J.R. Briggs – ‘Eliminate Christian Jargon from your Church’ – Christianity Today.
Why using Christian jargon is lazy and can often communicate sloppy theology.
- Andrew Wilson – ‘Want to Serve the Poor? Appoint Deacons’ – Think Theology.
Three reasons why more deacons should be appointed to serve the poor.
- Joe Carter – ‘The FAQs: What Christians should know about Cremation’ – The Gospel Coalition.
For the first time in history more Americans opt for cremation over burial when they die. This short guide outlines some questions to think through when considering this choice.
- ‘Religion is on the decline – yet our society is underpinned by faith’ – The Spectator.
Religious belief in the UK continues to decline, but here a case is made for remembering the nation’s Christian values and heritage.