As well as reading a lot of books, I also read a ton of articles every week. Here are some of the articles that I’ve read recently and have found interesting, helpful, challenging and encouraging. I hope that they will be the same for you, my dear readers…

How to Read (and Not Read) the Bible (video)

A helpful short video about the importance of reading the Bible and reading it well.

A gospel response to the refugee crisis

In recent days there have been some seriously mixed emotions to the arrival of some refugees crossing the channel. How should Christians respond? Here is a helpful article written by Dai Hankey a few years ago that has resurfaced in recent days.

Please, Take a Bite

“When another believer tells you that you should read your Bible, it’s probably because reading the Bible has changed their life. It’s probably because they have tasted and seen that the Lord’s Word is good, and they want you to share in their joy”

EXCUSES I’VE USED #2: I’M SORRY BUT I’LL FEEL TOO JUDGED…

“Sharing what you have, in particular you home, with others ultimately shows them Jesus. He withheld nothing from us, even to the point of death. He willingly gave all so we could know God forever. There was nothing He wouldn’t do for us to be united with Him. We need to follow Him.”

Scotland’s Hate Crime Bill is a charter for the suppression of free speech

This is a huge deal, people are pushing for a bill that could seriously hurt any form of disagreement and could have massive implications for Christians in Scotland. Here’s what David Robertson has to say about it.

Pastor, take the long view of ministry and persevere in plodding

Pastoral ministry is a marathon, not a sprint. We need to make sure that we take a long term due of ministry, serve with perseverance and run the race well.

Themelios 45.2

The new edition of Temelios is out. This is a theological journal that I would encourage every Bible student, pastor and avid Christian reader to dive into a use.

Matthew Henry’s Method for Prayer 

This looks like a helpful resource, daily readings written to 
promote, encourage, and assist God’s people in Biblical prayer. I hope it could be a useful tool for your devotional life.