Friday’s 5 to Live By

February 28, 2014

Friday's 5 To Live By

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Each Friday our BCC staff links you to the top five biblical counseling and Christian living blog posts of the week—posts that provide robust, rich, and relevant insights for living.

Reasonable Hope for Our Secular Age

The cultural climate in America is change swiftly and drastically. Matt Smethurst at The Gospel Coalition interviews Greg Forster, author of Joy to the World: How Christianity Lost Its Cultural Influence and Can Begin Rebuilding It. Forster, the Program Director at the Kern Family Foundation and a Senior Fellow at the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice, interacts with Smethurst about cultural change, religious freedom, and why he’s optimistic. Read the interview at Reasonable Hope for Our Secular Age.

2 Very Different Ways to Treat Sinners

Paul Tautges contrasts how the Pharisees and Jesus relate to and treat sinners in 2 Very Different Ways to Treat Sinners.

2 Times When a Church Should Seek Outside Help

Tim Lane, emphasizing how important it is for a church to develop a healthy and robust discipleship and counseling ministry, also suggests there are at least two times when churches should seek outside help. Ponder his suggestion sin When Should a Church Seek Outside Help?

3 Views on Sanctification

Steve Fuller outlines three views on what motivates and empowers obedience—views by Tchividjuan, DeYoung, and Piper. Read his summaries in Tchividjuan, DeYoung, and Piper on Obedience.

What Does “Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread” Mean?

R.C. Sproul asks and answers the question, What Does “Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread” Mean? 

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