Recommended Reading (3 August 2015)

Recommended Reading

 

 

SOME THOUGHTS ON LIFE – WHAT WE ARE AND WHAT WE WERE By Kevin DeYoung

Kevin DeYoung asks his readers a number of thought provoking and confronting questions. This post is written in a way that really should get us thinking on issues of human life. He starts off by asking, “What shall we call the unborn in the womb? If the entity is a living thing, is it not a life? If your person began as a single cell, how can that fertilized egg be something other than a human being? Isn’t it more accurate to say you were an embryo than that you simply came from one?” Read More

 

WHY WE FAIL AT FAMILY DEVOTIONS by Tim Challies

Tim Challies has written on the topic of family devotions before and I found it very helpful. In this post, Challies provides the reader with 5 reasons why we fail at family devotions. He concludes, “Make sure you allow your family devotions to reflect the uniqueness of your family. Make them your own, and do them for the good of your family and the glory of God. Mostly, just do them.” Read More

 

THE KEY TO THE CHRISTIAN’S JOY By R. C. Sproul

In this blog post (which is an excerpt from Sproul’s book Can I Have Joy in My Life), R C Sproul discusses how a Christian can have joy in the midst of difficult circumstances. Sproul notes that “The key to the Christian’s joy is its source, which is the Lord. If Christ is in me and I am in Him, that relationship is not a sometimes experience.” Read More

 

 

 

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Andrew Courtis

Andrew Courtis

ANDREW - Serves as Pastor of Hills Bible Church. I am married to Dianne and we have three children (Kate, Emma and Jack). I was born and raised in Melbourne, moved to Adelaide to undertake theological studies (BMin.), and have completed additional studies with the Australian College of Theology (MATh.). I have served in pastoral ministry in both Melbourne and Sydney and am a qualified school teacher. I am committed to expository preaching and making the word of God known and understood.