Here are the items and resources of interest for July 14, 2017:
- Helpful advice and counsel for the first year of pastoring a church. Written by Phil Newton. Additionally, you may want to check out this podcast which discusses the “ten most frequent questions pastors have.” Thom Rainer is the host. The following are the questions:
Where do I begin to lead my church toward revitalization? What do I do about our aging church facilities? How do I handle church financial issues? How do I handle conflict and personnel issues? What is the best leadership structure for a church? What are the best practical ministry tools? How do I establish a vision for my church? How do I deal with power struggles in the church? How do I lead change in the worship services? Can I survive?
- This study guide, based on the book Confessing the Faith by Dr. Chad Van Dixhoorn will be a great asset to an already good book. There is also a review of the book written by Barry Shucksmith that may interest you.
- Eleven Reasons Why Spurgeon Was Depressed — written by Christian George.
- Ligonier Ministries $5 Friday deals — click the link to see the specials for this week. On the subject of Ligonier, you can get a free 3-month subscription to TalbleTalk magazine.
- Today’s Kindle Deals — HT: Tim Challies.
- Scott Sauls has written an article in the wake of the Eugene Peterson matter. I have not read it. It is making its way around social media, and I offer it here for your review. According to this article, Dr. Peterson has walked back his comments in the previous article/interview.
- Does your smartphone have a built-in FM tuner?
- Have you ever deleted an important Google contact? Here is how you can restore it.
- Useful hacks for iPhone users.
- If you are a Verizon user, you need to read this article.
- Roku users — Twenty tricks you may not know.
- In a few short weeks, my wife and I will be moving to Newport, Tennessee. Our reason for moving is detailed in this post.
- I do not take selfies. I know many do and that is okay. However, if you are not careful it may be costly. Watch this video of the woman who destroyed $200,000 worth of art over a selfie. You can also read the CNET article here.
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