My Mosaic (June 7)
(This week on the blog 4 Benefits Of Newborn Screening For SCIDs)
Selfies and the Short Term Missions Trip
During our time in Africa, we experienced a lot of the same questions about taking pictures of people in our community.
Five things you should know about the inquiry on murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls
Lots in the news this week about this inquiry. Here's a good synopsis of what it was all about. An important issue in our cultural context.
Major study confirms that porn functions like a drug-and the impacts are worse than we thought
"I’ve said this before, and I’ll keep saying it until people truly realize it: Pornography is the number one threat to our communities, our churches, our families, and our marriages." Porn destroys healthy sexual relationships - in marriage, or for future marriage. It is an addiction, and has serious consequences, becoming a public health concern.
Five Reasons Your Quiet Time Shouldn't Encourage You
"We set high expectations for our time in the Word. Without even realizing it, the posture of our hearts bends in the direction of self." Our quiet times will not always encourage us, but rather than give up, let us persevere.
When Evangelism Feels Impossible: 4 Steps to Joyful Obedience
"Is the command to make disciples of all nations simply far too ambitious?" An honest look at how we think about evangelism and how we can acknowledge our feelings, and move forward.
Youth and Church Membership - Or, Stop Baptizing Children into the Ether
As our own church prepares for baptism this week, (a huge highlight for our family), I found this article that talks about how the church accepts youth into church membership, how and why we do.
Throwback: How Has The Gospel Affected You Today?
As we walk in light of the Gospel we have been given, how has it made a difference in your life today?