Friday’s 5 to Live By

July 4, 2014

Friday's 5 To Live By

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Friday's 5 To Live By

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.

Hobby Lobby

Read what Denny Burke and Al Mohler have to say about this week’s SCOTUS ruling on the Hobby Lobby religious freedom ruling.

Counseling: Where Biblical Theology Hits the Streets

Over at 9Marks, CCEF counselor, Mike Emlet probes Counseling: Where Biblical Theology Hits the Streets.

10 Promises for Parents

We often think about Bible promises for children. But what does the Bible promise parents? Kevin DeYoung offers 10 Promises for Parents.

What Is Your Mud Pie

Tim Challies writes:

“It is one of C.S. Lewis’ most powerful and most enduring illustrations: An ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at the sea. It is a vivid illustration and one that is simple enough to see in the lives of other people—those people who settle for lesser pleasures when the greatest of all pleasures awaits. But I, at least, find it far more difficult to see in my own life. You may find it just as difficult. It is worth asking: What is your mud pie?”

Read the rest of Tim’s musings in What Is Your Mud Pie? 

33 Under 33

While I’m sure our Grace & Truth readers would nominate many others to this list, and disagree with some on this list, it is still instructive and wise to stay informed. So here’s your link to Christianity Today’s 33 Under 33. They introduce their article as, “Meet the Christian leaders shaping the next generation of our faith.”

It makes one wonder, “Who would be the 33 biblical counseling leaders under 33?

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?