In the course of my travels around the internet, I often come across helpful links and resources that I feel others might find useful too.
In these posts, I want to share them with you.
Abortion: Thinking biblically, speaking wisely and acting compassionately. The Good Book Company Podcast with Tim Thornborough, Lizzie Ling, and Vaughan Roberts 24/04/2020
Lizzie and Vaughan share how they became Christians, some books they are reading, and their reflections about abortion. Lizzie has worked as a GP, and since 2013, has been on staff at St Ebbe’s in Oxford as an Associate Minister for Women, where Vaughan is the Rector. They have just written a short book together on abortion for The Good Book Company.
This 2.5-hour online conference features various male and female speakers. They touch on a number of issues to do with abortion, including a personal testimony from a woman who has had an abortion; pastoral care for women who have had abortions; why many UK conservative evangelicals are quiet on abortion from the pulpit; how abortion relates to evangelism; and a QandA session.
FIEC UK Associate National Director Johnny Prime writes of the importance of raising up Titus 2 women, and the role both pastors and older women have in that.
Johnny Prime interviews UK pastor Mark Ventham about some of the ways he is training women at his local church.
Marriage in the middle of a storm. The Good Book Company Podcast with Joe Henegan and Sarah and Jeff Walton 09/04/2020
Chronic illness, special needs, financial loss, suffering children and marital strain. In the first 16 years of their marriage, Jeff and Sarah Walton faced trial after trial. And yet, with God’s help, they’re still together and, somehow, stronger for it all. They talk about their new book Together Through The Storms, which offers biblical encouragements that strengthen marriages in times of trial.
CMS Missionary and Moore College graduate Stef Overhall serves with her husband in Santiago, Chile. In this short article, Stef writes about three gospel truths that have helped her while living in apartment with three young children during lockdown.
Ligon Duncan writes about why he can be part of The Gospel Coalition (TGC) as a confessional Presbyterian without agreeing with everything that is published on TGC website.
What should I do now that I’m a Christian? Jonathan Leeman and Mark Dever chat with Sam Emadi 29/04/2020
This episode of the 9Marks Pastor’s Talk looks at the vital role of the local church in the new Christian’s life.
Joel Beeke shows church leaders five ways catechising was important for the Puritans—both for the Christians in their congregations and also for those they knew who weren’t Christian. He also talks about why we should persevere in catechising.
This is definitely some light relief showing some church services going wrong at this current time. If you’re struggling to put together church services at the moment, this may make you feel like you are not alone!