This past week, I shared the following links on social media and I think they’re worth sharing here too:
What’s Wrong with Our Church Praise Music?
Chris Gordon: “Praise is not: “1,2,3 let’s go” as the band jams for twenty minutes. Praise is not created by a hip worship band and leader up front manipulating emotions to bring people into an ecstatic state as the congregation watches, mostly in silence, the great performance. People who live by this kind of intoxicating approach to praise will never find true satisfaction in God’s worship. The experience will never be high enough, the churchgoer will be tossed back and forth by every wind of “feeling.””
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Beginning: Family Worship in Genesis
A new resource from Joel Beeke and Nick Thompson to help parents lead their kids through the first book of the Bible. At the link you can check out some sample pages. I did — it looks awesome.
So, You’re Pregnant…
Choice 42 is one of my favourite pro-life organizations. They do a lot of good work providing concrete assistance to women in crisis pregnancies. If you follow them on Facebook or Twitter, you’ll often be extended opportunities to personally help. They’ve also put out a number of great pro-life videos, including this one, their latest: