Bob’s Links – Aug 1-7, 2016

Here are links to different articles and posts that I connected to on Facebook during the week of August 1-7. I encourage you to subscribe to these authors if you find their articles worthwhile.

10 Signs You’re Attending a Great Church (Greg Stier) “Of course there are no perfect churches, but there are many that are pressing toward the high water mark we see in Scripture. Here are 10 signs you may be going to a great local church.”

The Tragic Story of Hurting Pastor’s Wife (Thom Rainer) “I receive volumes of blog comments, emails, and social media communications every day. On occasion, one of those comments will stop me in my tracks, like this recent blog post comment.”

Four Reasons to Pray for Your Pastor Daily (Jason K Allen) “They are men called by God to serve his flock, and they regularly bless my family and me. The least I can do is pray for them faithfully. There are many Biblical reasons why we should pray for our pastors, but let us consider just these four.”

Four Ways to Pray for Christian Teachers (Nathaniel Williams) “Yet a new school year also means that thousands of Christian teachers and administrators return to their classrooms to make a profound impact on children’s lives. They have an immense responsibility and privilege — and teachers need your prayers.”

Don’t Write It Off As Law (Chris Thomas) “We ought not to be too hasty in labeling everything ‘Law’ for fear that it may contradict the balm of grace. Don’t write off the commandments of God as being somehow anti-grace and, therefore, anti-gospel.”

10 Ways for Pastors to Continue Learning (Christopher Chelpka) “Pastors are lifelong learners. Their calling requires it, and their hearts desire it.”