Today’s Reading List

For the past couple months I have been stacking up online articles I have wanted to read but have not had a chance to get to yet.  Today is an easy Sunday morning (not like last week), so I thought I would spend some time reading my reading list.  Some of these articles are good and some not so much, but I thought I would share anyway. They are in chronological order of when I filed them away for future reading (starting with the oldest first).

Should I Attend A Same-Sex Wedding?
“I do not believe that “being in love” is sufficient reason (or even the main reason) for getting married.”

Husband-Wife Co-Pastors?
“Over time, she’d appear more and more in the pulpit, relieving the husband while he was away and shepherding the people as a “pastor.”

How Do You Define Success?
“In God’s economy, success is faithful obedience.”

What is “Liberal” Theology?
“It is to revise in light of modernity and cultural progress.”

Introverted Pastors, This Might Hurt, But You Need To Hear It
“…introversion is a personality trait. It’s not an indicator of how deeply a person loves people.”

Advice to Young Pastors From Don Carson, Danny Akin and Scotty Smith
“…what a congregation needs most is their minister’s holiness.”

Rampart of the Word
“Below the decorative level, each of these pulpits hides its true purpose, which is to bear the weight of the universe upon a slanted shelf.”

The Solemnization of Matrimony
“Holy Matrimony…therefore is not by any to be enterprized, nor taken in hand, unadvisedly, lightly, or wantonly, to satisfy men’s carnal lusts and appetites, like brute beasts that have no understanding; but reverently, discreetly, advisedly, soberly, and in the fear of God.”

Four Reason Some Preachers Get Better And Other Don’t
“I became willing to go beyond my natural personality and comfort zone and allow God to make me effective.”

How Time and Infinity Point to a Creator
“This illustrates the fact that the formation of an actual infinite by successive addition is equally impossible whether one proceeds to or from infinity.”

Rethinking Jephthah’s Foolish Vow
“Additionally, these men served ‘by faith’ and ‘executed justice, not innocent young girls.”

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