Hello and welcome to another edition of “Links I Like,” a weekly collection of stories from around the Internet that impacted me in the past week. Lots of stuff to get to this week, so let’s jump right in!
A hymn by Augustus Toplady.
An excerpt from a work by J. I. Packer.
Welcome to another edition of “Links I Like,” a weekly roundup of news, stories, and other randomness that’s impacted me in the last week. I hope you find these as encouraging and enlightening as I did. Enjoy!
As with most stories, we are continually pursuant of the happy ending. We long for idealized conclusions to our favorite tales and wish there’d be a similar euphoric ending in our own life. This is why the standard fairy tale coda remains “happily ever after.” We want that. We want all the wrongs to be made right. We crave for the day when our fractured lives will be remade.
Welcome to “Links I Like,” a weekly roundup of news, stories, and links that have impacted me throughout the past week. Enjoy!
I wrote this post as I walked in circles and pushed a stroller in front of Ulta. I know that’s, perhaps, the strangest introductory sentence I’ve ever written, but it’s actually quite appropriate considering all that’s transpired over the last few weeks. Natalie had made an appointment to get her hair colored, so I took control of Lydia to make sure she didn’t exercise her lungs too much.
Another week has come and gone, but another round of “Links I Like” starts right now. Lots of stuff to get to this week, so let’s get started!
Perhaps one of the most misunderstood and misinterpreted facets of ministry is the “call of God.” Some make too much and others too little of the reality that God calls specific people at specific times to speak specific things to a specific group of people.
I usually chuckle when preachers begin their sermons with the sentiment that their selected text is their “favorite” in the whole Bible. I chuckle because not only do I do the same thing but I also know that this is usually just a quick way to introduce the text without really introducing it. But I have to say that when it comes to the Book of Romans, it really is my favorite.