Friday’s 5 to Live By

April 25, 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.

7 Symptoms of Eternity Amnesia

Paul Tripp writes:

“If you are going to stay sane, thankful, motivated, and hopeful, you must minister with eternity in view. Only here will we be protected by the right values, balanced by proper expectations, and motivated by sturdy hope.” Consider with me the effect on ministry of functional eternity amnesia.”

Read the rest of Dr. Tripp’s thoughts at 7 Symptoms of Eternity Amnesia.

The Most Important Book of the Year

If someone asked you to name the most important book of the last twelve months, what book would you name? Todd Pruitt says it is Kevin DeYoung’s book, Taking God at His Word. Find out why he thinks so and why he wants you to read Kevin’s book at The Most Important Book of the Year.

The Public Reading of Scripture

While the preaching of God’s Word is a must in worship services, Tim Challies reminds us of a lost art, of a lost commitment—the public reading of Scripture. Be challenged by his thoughts in A Cost of All This Preaching.

Relationships: Why They Can Be So Scary

We rarely highlight two posts from the same author in the same week, but this week we make an exception. Paul Tripp, writing at the Association of Biblical Counselors’ website, helps us to understand Relationships: Why They Can Be So Scary.

How Does a Church Minister to a Converted Sex Offender

Pastor Brian Croft addresses the difficult but important issue of How a Church Ministers to a Converted Sex Offender.

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?