February 9, 2013
Here are some links that are worth your time, even if this is Saturday.
First, here is a helpful piece about how to encourage our children to be morally pure. We have a better weapon than fear of negative consequences.
Teenagers need to know about the risks of promiscuity, as well as about the benefits that total life purity brings. But the most powerful way to impact prom-night decisions is for parents, leaders, and peers to more fully awaken teenagers to God’s Son.
Suffering is something we all go through. Some of us suffer more than others. I haven’t tracked down the background comments for this post (I’m assuming Mark Driscoll said something positive about Joel Osteen.) by Carl Trueman, but his observations from the book of Job about suffering are immensely helpful. Read and remember the next time suffering arrives in your life.
On a lighter note, here are 28 simple ideas that are borderline genius.
Here is a wonderful video from the True Woman ’12 conference. Be sure to hear Joni Eareckson Tada’s poem at the end.