Pastor Mike Reid from Iowa has attended the G3 Conference every year from the beginning. They organize a group from their church to attend each January. They’ve brought anywhere from 11-22 people each year and Pastor Mike explains how the G3 Conference has been used in the life of their church and talks about why it’s a conference for the whole church—not just pastors. You can hear his testimony in this short video below.
4 Painful Lies Stay-at-Home Moms Tell Themselves — A good article worth reading, especially if you’re a stay-at-home mom who is struggling with your identity. I really appreciate this sentence in the article, “The stay-at-home mom life doesn’t define me any more than my professional life defined me—Christ’s death on the cross does.”
$5 Friday: Faith, Grace, and the Gospel — Grab some good books for only $5 on Friday.
Is God’s Grace Really Free, or Does It Cost Me Everything? — “We by nature don’t delight in God but in his gifts. New cars, our job, even our phones all compete for our supreme joy unless God transforms our hearts.”
Man Escapes High-Pressure Altar Call Through Ventilation Duct — Another good article from the Bee!
Do You Love the Biblical Jesus? — Many people love a Jesus of their own imagination. R.C. Sproul asks about the biblical Jesus.
“Definite Atonement” Rather Than “Limited Atonement” — Dr. Roger Nicole explains why he doesn’t like the title “limited atonement” as a representation of Jesus’ death for the elect.
Why We’re Protestant: An Introduction to the Five Solas of the Reformation — I endorsed this book by Nate Pickowicz, and I heavily encourage you to purchase a copy for yourself.
Quote of the Week:
“A proud faith is as much a contradiction as a humble devil.” —Stephen Charnock
I.D.E. Thomas, A Puritan Golden Treasury, (Carlisle, PA: Banner of Truth, 2000), 223.