Friday’s 5 to Live By

July 17, 2015

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.

50 Resources for Equipping the Church on Homosexuality and Same-Sex Marriage

Joe Carter of The Gospel Coalition writes:

“If you’re looking for something to share with people in your church in order to better equip them to discuss homosexuality, same-sex attraction, same-sex marriage, or the biblical view of sexuality, consider one of the following 50 resources.”

Find the links at 50 Resources for Equipping the Church on Homosexuality and Same-Sex Marriage.

3 Reasons a Pastor Should Use His Vacation Time

Pastor Brian Croft interacts about Why Should a Pastor Use All His Vacation Time Each Year.

3 Errors of Musical Style That Stifle Community

Tim Challies writes:

“It is ironic that music, an element meant to draw Christians together in mutual love and service (see Colossians 3:16) has become a force for significant division within the church. It just goes to show, I guess, that we can make a mess of pretty much anything. In their book The Compelling Community, Mark Dever and Jamie Dunlop point out 3 common errors of musical style can stifle local church community.”

Read Dever and Dunlop’s perspective in 3 Errors of Musical Style That Stifle Community.

Praying the Bible

At the Reformation Theology blog, Donald Whitney shares about Praying the Bible.

The Ultimate Treasure Hunt

At CCEF, Alasdair Groves writes, “I’m increasingly convinced that creation is one big treasure hunt. God apparently loves hiding things in our world for us to discover and develop.” Read the rest of Alasdair’s thoughts in The Ultimate Treasure Hunt.

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?