Bob’s Links – Nov 21-27, 2016

Here are links to different articles and posts that I connected to on Facebook during the period of Nov 21-27. I encourage you to subscribe to these authors if you find their articles worthwhile.

Your 7 Job Responsibilities as a Church Member (Jonathan Leeman) “Did you know, ordinary church member, that Jesus has given you a job? Your elders have a special office, to be sure, but so do you. And Jesus has given you elders in order to train you to do your job. So if Jesus’s discipleship program gives every single member a job, what responsibilities come with this job? There are at least seven.”

10 Books Every Christian Teenager Should Read (Tim Challies) “Here, then, is a list of ten great books every Christian teen ought to read—or at least consider reading.”

Why Pastors Are Committing Suicide (Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra)“’Being a pastor is a dangerous job,’ he said. ‘Especially in certain evangelical circles, where you have more of a fundamentalist orientation theologically, you find pastors who will reduce their depression or their negative thought processes to strictly spiritual problems.’”

Made for Another World: Remembering C. S. Lewis (David Mathis) “While the Americans rocked and reeled, and the world’s attention turned to Dallas and the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, one Clive Staples Lewis breathed his last in Oxford just a week shy of his 65th birthday.”