Need some Weekly Wisdom? Here are my favorite resources of the week.
VERSE OF THE WEEK
Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded [James 4:8].
BOOK OF THE WEEK
The 10 Commandments by Kevin DeYoung
Are the 10 Commandments still relevant today?
Do they still apply? Which ones? What do they mean in light of God’s mercy revealed in Jesus?
Highlighting the timelessness and goodness of God’s commands, pastor Kevin DeYoung delivers critical truth about the 10 Commandments as he makes clear what they are, why we should know them, and how to apply them. This book will help you understand, obey, and delight in God’s law―commandments that expose our sinfulness and reveal the glories of God’s grace to us in Christ.
PODCAST OF THE WEEK
Five Incredible Tools for Better Stewardship by Rainer on Leadership
Not a week goes by without me being asked to recommend a resource for some aspect of stewardship in the church. Today, we cover five of the ones we recommend the most.
QUOTE OF THE WEEK
An idol of the mind is as offensive to God as an idol of the hand. -A.W. Tozer
SONG OF THE WEEK
Cece Winans’ gospel version of “Do You Hear What I Hear?” gets my heart and feet into a unique type of Yuletide glee. I dare you not to dance.
POST OF THE WEEK
Is There a Loneliness Epidemic? by Russell Moore
We’re lonelier than ever, some say. We’re not lonely enough, say others. They’re both right.
A few weeks ago U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) and I participated in a forum together at the National Press Club on the subject of loneliness. At issue in both Ben’s address and mine was the examination of his recent book, Them, on how the loneliness epidemic is driving people into politically-obsessed “anti-tribes.” In recent weeks, the topic has been addressed by columnists David Brooks and Arthur C. Brooks, among others. And, as the letters to the editor page at the New York Times demonstrates, not everyone is buying it.
TIP OF THE WEEK
Equip Your Volunteers. You have more help than you think you do. We are going through