Photo by  Jim Fischer . CC BY 2.0
Seek Justice, Encourage the Oppressed October 21, 2014

Many of us can easily be convicted to be compassionate in these ways; to give food, money, clothing and even our time. We know that we are doing what God calls us to. But is this all that God is calling us to in our response to the poor and vulnerable?

Spotlights

"young wired and living life on the digital edge--meet the Millennials" by Erin Nekervis. CC BY ND 2.0

Top 5 books on ministering to millennials

How do you talk about Jesus with those who have heard about him their entire lives but now want nothing to do with the church? Does ministry to those in their 20’s look the same as it did 15 years ago? Here are five books on ministering to the millennial generation.

"On the Prairie" by Nomadic Lass @flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Two posts that caught our eye this week

Should the doctrine of grace equal humility or elitism? How does good theology get twisted from the inside out? How do we have faith in Jesus in our work and in our lives? How do we find meaning in what we do? Good questions asked by two webpages that caught our attention this week. What caught your eye on the web this week?

"Worship at Morningview" by Jason Wohlford. CC BY 2.0

All of Life

We all know that the Church is a people not a place, yet Christians across the globe go to church on any given Sunday. Similarly we gather for worship when in fact, for the Christian, all of life is meant to be worship.

Reflections

People I Know

Acceptance by whom?

Who or what are you trying to be accepted by? How can you shift your focus of acceptance from humanity’s acceptance to God’s acceptance?

Ian Britton "Field of Barley" CC BY NC 2.0

In spite of hardship

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to truly be so grace-filled and encouraged that ‘there are no needy persons amongst yourselves?’

"Harvest" by Panayiotis Filippou  (CC BY 2.0)

A Song of Harvest

Sometimes (most times?), especially when we’re thinking of God, our lives seem to be in a bad place.