Front Porch Gossip (13 Oct 2017)
Here are a few things from around the web you might find edifying:
Pastor Conrad Mbewe reflects on lessons he’s learned after 30 years of pastoral ministry in Zambia.
Pastor H.B. Charles offers an encouraging word on “Seeing Beyond the Rubble of Ministry.” If that whets your appetite, here’s H.B. preaching a sermon entitled, “How to Deal with Discouragement”:
Dr. John Piper offers these trenchant and sobering words about the cost of justice, racial harmony and diversity:
There is no greater call than to do justice, love mercy, and walk humbly with your God. pic.twitter.com/bjnT67z41d
— Desiring God (@desiringGod) October 11, 2017
Brother John Richards wonders, “Where Are All the Black Evangelicals?”
We’ve begun a short series on urban apologetics. In the second post, we mentioned the Hebrew Israelites. The Atlantic recently published a good article on one of the oldest branches of Hebrew Israelites.
We end with a couple of tweets from sisters reminding us of some good, foundational truth:
Struggling to love your neighbor?
Fear. God. More.
— Christina Edmondson (@DrCEdmondson) October 12, 2017
Smash your idols, those of wood, stone or flesh.
— Nicola A. Menzie (@namenzie) October 11, 2017
Today, I’m reminded that God answers prayers in ways that can seem confusing. His ways are not ours. He is wise and good. Trust him.
— Trillia Newbell (@trillianewbell) October 12, 2017