Top 5 – July 27th

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CULTURE: When Husbands Die Young Ami Wickiser allows us briefly into the widowed world that she was unexpectedly thrown into. She shares the grief that she felt, but she draws the focus onto the hope that she has in Christ. THEOLOGY: Prove Weapons in the Fight for Holiness Pastor John Piper provides a couple verses that he arms himself with in the fight for holiness. APOLOGETICS: Wouldn’t a Loving God Reform Rather Than Punish? “In this blast from the past, J. Warner responds to a common objection to the nature of God: If God is all-loving, why doesn’t he “reform” people rather...

Top 5 – July 26th

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CULTURE: Eternity is at Stake in the Fight Against Porn Sexual activity is a norm in the world today. It is seen in movies, books, pictures, social media; it is accessible anywhere and everywhere and it’s only a couple taps away. Pastor John Piper reminds us of the devastating reality of lust. He reminds us that Matthew writes that it’s better you enter heaven impaired than to throw your body into hell because of lust. Lust is not a joke, and it should not be taken lightly. It is a daily battle that we must take up and fight. THEOLOGY: Four Sources of Discord in Your Church...

Top 5 – July 20th

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CULTURE: How Much Longer Do We Have? A truly heart-breaking, tear-jerking story of a woman struggling with the fact that her baby boy only has a couple years left to live. Allison Muedder takes us through her journey thus far fighting for joy as she sees her son suffer with Hunter Syndrome. Despite the heavy trial she is facing, she reminds us of the joy we can find in Christ. This article encourages us to take the sorrow we may be feeling now, and use it to turn ourselves to face the greatest joy that we have in Christ. A devastating story turned into an encouragement to find joy amidst the...

Top 5 – July 19th

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CULTURE: Hope When Your Children Stray “I think of the many others he has redeemed late in life, and I’m encouraged to pray more fervently for the rebellious. I think of the fact that the gospel is for rebellious prodigals whom God loves to welcome home with inexpressible joy.” Nick Batzig addresses the godly parents struggling with their rebellious children to just have hope. No sinner is too far gone for God to save, just hope and pray fervently. THEOLOGY: Do You Know How to Rebuke? For those that are struggling and for those that see others in their lives struggling, do you...

Top 5 – July 18th

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CULTURE: How Long Have You Been Waiting? “For if Christ is all that we have, he is more than enough for every need, every prayer, and every season of waiting that we face.” Ann Swindell shares with us a personal prayer of hers, and just the exhaustion of waiting for an answer to her prayer. However, during this time of waiting, she continues to love God despite Him not answering because she understands that knowing God is worth more than anything we could receive. Just an encouraging reminder and article about waiting and loving God. THEOLOGY: The Damning Devastation of a Single...

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