HOW SKIPPING CHURCH AFFECTS OUR CHILDREN

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If you think poor church attendance won’t really affect your family, think again:


“In a Q&A, Carl Trueman was asked about why churches today are losing their young people. Typical answers to this question range from things like the temptations of this world or the irrelevance of the church–your typical answers. But Trueman makes a keen and convicting connection between our parenting and apostasy…

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WHAT CHRISTIANS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE ALT-RIGHT

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Joe Carter, Communications Specialist at The SBC Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, explains what we as Christians should know about the alt-right:


“Earlier today, the Southern Baptist Convention adopted a resolution condemning the movement known as the “alt-right.”

The language of the resolution reads, in part,

WHEREAS, Racism and white supremacy are, sadly, not extinct but present all over the world in various white supremacist movements, sometimes known as “white nationalism” or “alt-right”; now, therefore, be it RESOLVED, That the messengers to the Southern Baptist Convention, meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, June 13–14, 2017, decry every form of racism, including alt-right white supremacy, as antithetical to the Gospel of Jesus Christ; …

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Why We Sing

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Some encouraging words from Jonathan Leeman, 9Marks Editorial Director, on the importance of corporate singing:


“At my church’s Sunday gathering, the preacher and everyone leading the service sits on the stage facing the congregation.

In the past, I’ve been tempted to wonder if they’re really worshipping, or just looking around. Doesn’t someone who is really worshipping close his eyes, put up his hands, and wear an expression of rapture?

At least that’s what I wondered until it was me sitting on stage, looking at the congregation. When the singing begins, I’m beholding God’s people praise God. And it’s unbelievable! …

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