The Most Important Neglected Prayer (Drew Hunter): “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name” (Matt. 6:9). This first line of the Lord’s Prayer is one of the most familiar in the Bible. It is one of the most commonly prayed prayers in history. Yet among believers it is often underappreciated and misunderstood.”
7 Reasons Not to Worry (Kevin DeYoung): “Is there a sin nice, middle-class Christians commit more than the sin of worry?”
Faithful With Fifteen Minutes (Rondi Lauterbach): “The reality is, there are many times where fifteen minutes are all you get, and if that’s all you have, don’t just spend it, invest it.”
Ordinary: How to Turn the World Upside Down (Tony Merida) $5 at Lifeway right now
Ordinary is not a call to be more radical. If anything, it is a call to the contrary. The kingdom of God isn’t coming with light shows, and shock and awe, but with lowly acts of service.Tony Merida wants to push back against sensationalism and “rock star Christianity,” and help people understand that they can make a powerful impact by practicing ordinary Christianity. Through things such as humble acts of service, neighborly love, and hospitality, Christians can shake the foundation of the culture. In order to see things happen that have never happened before, Christians must to do what they have always done. Christians need to become more ordinary.