Kindle Deal of the Day: Adopted for Life: The Priority of Adoption for Christian Families & Churches by Russell Moore. $3.03.
A stirring call to Christian families and churches to be a people who care for orphans, not just in word, but in deed.
The gospel of Jesus Christ-the good news that through Jesus we have been adopted as sons and daughters into God’s family-means that Christians ought to be at the forefront of the adoption of orphans in North America and around the world.
In our journey with Christ, as people of discipleship and church communities, we do the same…we measure what matters. The question we need to ask is, are we measuring the right things? Are we measuring what matters to us or are we measuring what matters to God?
Tim Chester – 6 Simple Ways to Be Missional:
1. EAT WITH OTHER PEOPLE. We all eat three meals a day. That’s 21 opportunities for church and mission each week without adding anything new to your schedule. And meals are a powerful expression of welcome and community.
Money, laws, tickets, newspapers, not to mention its many uses in art … despite the digital revolution, our world is still built on paper. Ian Sansom reflects on an enduring addiction to the white stuff.
And so today seems a good day to ask: What will Archbishop Justin Welby’s church be like? And, for those of us who aren’t Anglicans, what can our own churches learn from his?