Living the Gospel in Ordinary Life: An Interview with Aimee Byrd – Here’s an excerpt from Living the Gospel in Ordinary Life, an interview with Aimee Bird from the May issue of Tabletalk.
On Some Recent Changes at TGC -We want to give readers help in understanding some of the changes that have gone on at The Gospel Coalition of late. One minister, Tullian Tchividjian, was asked to move his blog off our website. Two members of the Council, Joshua Harris and C. J. Mahaney, resigned from the Council (Tullian was not a member of the Council). Each move had significantly different reasons behind it.
Boko Haram’s reign of terror: What you need to know – On 21 May, Boko Haram attacked two villages in Nigeria, killing over 40 people. This followed a double car-bombing in Jos that killed at least 118 people the previous day. Boko Haram, is the group which, in April kidnapped hundreds of students while they were taking an exam. Despite an enormous amount of international pressure, we still don’t know where the girls are.
Does your slogan say what you think it does? - Whether it’s on our signs, our websites or on the lips of our congregations, every church has a mission statement or slogan that people rally around—something that articulates the vision of what we’re all here to do. At least, we think it does. But maybe it doesn’t.
How Should Pastors Address Divorce and Remarriage? – QUESTION: To help the pastors in the room think through when they are dealing with the topic of divorce and remarriage in their churches, what are some framework principles that they can have in terms of whom they should marry, whom they should remarry, what people are qualified for divorce, those types of things? Help them think through that.
Phil Johnson – Strange Fire: “Baby Bathwater”
A Baptist tries to convert an agnostic to Catholicism.
Tim Hawkins – Parenthood
“Why do bad things happen to good people? That only happened once, and He volunteered.” – R.C. Sproul