Friday’s 5 to Live By

March 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.

4 Ways You Should Pray for Your Pastor

Pastor J.D. Greear shares Four Ways You Should Pray for Your Pastor.

The Art of Forgiveness

Randy Alcorn explains that “God takes our failure to forgive seriously!” Read his thoughts on The Art of Forgiveness.

The “Why?” Before the “What?”

Trevin Wax shares what he hears many church leaders saying:

“We can’t seem to recruit and hold on to the volunteers we need.”

“We keep trimming our budget, but our people give less and less.”

“We’ve launched some great programs, but no one seems passionate about them.”

Then Trevin asks:

“Do comments like this sound familiar to you? Almost every pastor and church leader admits how difficult it can be to cast vision and create passion among the congregation. What can be done? “

To learn what Kevin thinks can and should be done, read The Why Before the What.

Grumpiness and the Gospel

Tim Challies applies the gospel to the sin of grumpiness in How to Beat That Bad Mood.

Counter-Culture Reflections

Julie Ganschow reflects on a biblical counseling conference focused on being counter-cultural. Read her thoughts in Counter-Culture Reflections.

Join the Conversation

Which post impacted you the most? Why? What blog posts have you enjoyed this week that you want to share with others?