Saturday Snippets (June 19)

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…

Saints, Sufferers, and Sinners

The church should be a place where people find comfort, where people find a family and where people are cared for. Caring for others within the church is not a job reserved for the paid staff of a church. Caring for each other is the job of every Christian. We are one body, called toContinue reading “Saints, Sufferers, and Sinners”

A Bit Like the Busses…

Have you ever heard the saying that something is ‘a bit like the busses’? Basically, you can stand at a bus stop for a long time and nothing comes but then suddenly three busses come at the same time. Well, here are 11 short book reviews for you. This post has devotional material, academic books,Continue reading “A Bit Like the Busses…”

Complementarity Must Be Divorced From Culture

Complementary, a word or school of thought that can split a room I’m in two. An understanding that can lead (in the extreme) one Christian to doubt the faith of another. Complementarity, a view of the two sexes that is hated by many people, including Christians. I’m not going to lie, I am a complementarian.Continue reading “Complementarity Must Be Divorced From Culture”

Books written by women for women, that men should read too…

The majority of books are written for anybody and everybody to read. Sure, they maybe have a specific demographic in mind or they’re targeted at a particular type of person (parents, teacher, pastor, etc.). But there are also books that are written for very specific audiences. Here are five books written by women for women,Continue reading “Books written by women for women, that men should read too…”

The identity of every human being…

We live in a world where many people are searching for their identity. People are asking the question ‘who am I?’ People are searching for purpose and meaning in life. But many people don’t know where to look. People are find a sense of identity in their jobs, social status, relationship status, likes on FaceBook,Continue reading “The identity of every human being…”

Who am I, what is my identity?

Who am I? What is my identity? These are two massive questions that our world seems to be wrestling with. As one would expect, the world tries to answer this question by looking within the individual, it’s the “I am who and what I want to be” kind of attitude. But the Bible presents aContinue reading “Who am I, what is my identity?”