The End of Me – “God has called me to be a mother, yes, but first and foremost he has called me to live by faith in the new identity that he has graciously bestowed upon me. He has called me to believe that my life is hidden in Christ, therefore I am called ‘holy and beloved,’ and am counted among God’s ‘chosen ones’ (Col. 3:12). With the strength of the indwelling Spirit, I can now put to death what is earthly in me and ‘put on the new self, which is being renewed in knowledge after the image of its creator’ (Col. 3:5,10).”
8 Email Mistakes You Make – “I have put a lot of time and thought into the best email practices and have identified 8 dumb email mistakes you may be making (which is to say, 8 dumb email mistakes I have found myself making). Many of these mistakes apply to everyone, though some apply primarily to those of us who tend to sit at a desk most of the day.”
God Loves Us More When He Loves Us For His Glory – “God’s love for us, that makes much of us for his glory, is a greater love than if he ended by making us our greatest treasure, rather than himself. Making himself our end is a greater love than making us his end. The reason this is greater love is that self, no matter how glorified by God (Romans 8:30), will never satisfy a heart that is made for God.”
Sorry Kids: Back to School Means Back to Bedtime – “One of the odd characteristics of our time is our apparent need for scientific verification of what we should know by simple common sense. Well, help now comes in the form of a research project undertaken by University College London. The bottom line—children with a fixed and consistent bedtime performed better on tests of cognitive ability.’
Nobody Ever Came to Christ Because He Knew Himself to Be Elect – A powerful truth to remember as we evangelize.
Christian Men Think Clearly Christianly – I don’t know how many readers are men, but I thought this post did a good job addressing how Christian men should differ in their response to an attractive women.