Links I Like

Here are some links from this week…

Self-Control, the Leader’s Make-or-Break Virtue, by Drew Dyck

Something that we all need.  A fruit of the Spirit, yes, but also a virtue that we don’t hear enough about, that we can build through habits.

More Than a Game, Less Than a God–A Christian Perspective on Celebrating the Super Bowl Together, by Bruce Ashford

How appropriate for Super Bowl Sunday, especially after preaching on Exodus 20:3 today!

What We’re Missing in the Ralph Northam Scandal, by Russell Moore

There’s been a lot said about Ralph Northam’s statement and whether he really was advocating infanticide.  Russell Moore reminds us of another important point–that the abortion culture and racial injustice are the same issue.

I Learned to Read the Bible through Tears, by Vaneetha Rendall Risner

Martin Luther once said that true Bible reading or study consists of Oratio, meditatio, tentatio” (prayer, meditation, trial).  This article from Vaneetha Rendall Risner is her testimony of the value of trials in helping her understand Scripture.  This article is from Desiring God and I could include a helpful link from them every week!


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Lamar Austin

I've graduated from Citadel Bible College in Ozark, Arkansas, with a B. A. Then got my M. Div. and Th. M. at Capital Bible Seminary in Lanham, MD. I finished with a D. Min. degree from Dallas Theological Seminary, but keep on learning. I pastored at Chinese Christian Church of Greater Washington, D. C., was on staff at East Evangelical Free Church in Wichita, KS, tried to plant an EFC in Little Rock, before moving back home to Mena, where I now pastor my home church, Grace Bible Church

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