Challenging believers in Jesus to think and act based on Bible truth.

Monday Challenge 7.3.17 – God Bless America, Act Your Age, Can Atheists Be Good Citizens?

Good Monday morning!

Perhaps you have extra time today or tomorrow. Hopefully you’ll find these articles worth the time.

Be challenged!

God Bless America

Yes, you can say “God Bless America”. That’s what this author argues.

Question: How does this help shape your thinking about God and patriotism?

Act Your Age

Good thought, good title. And, good encouragement from a trusted source.

Question: How can you help and encourage men whose maturity lags?

Our Hurting Nation

A worthwhile read regarding various types of job losses in places you may not see if you live in the big city.

Question: What do articles like these teach you?

Can Atheists Be Good Citizens?

A great look at defining the term and the history of the question. Worth the time.

Question: How did this article change what you think about atheists?

Monday Challenge 6.26.17 – Civility, World Gone Mad

Just a couple articles to share this week. Hopefully more by next week. Be challenged!

A World Gone Mad

It seems as if the world has gone mad, yes? This article gets us focused on Scripture in the middle of the madness.

Question: How does this increase your view of Scripture?

Fragile Blessing of Civility

Our culture accepts violence more readily. Don’t take civility for granted.

Question: How can you promote civility while staying aware of cultural trends?

Monday Challenge 6.19.17 – Addiction, Gritty Marriage Essay

Good morning,

Busy season for me so a couple articles to share this morning. Be challenged:

Addiction

Found this just this morning: Addiction is addiction to self.

Question: In what ways are we addicted to ourselves?

Marriage

Kay Warren talks about how she and her husband (megachurch pastor and renowned author Rick) were in “marital hell” early in their marriage. Every young couple should read this.

Question: In what was can you relate?

Monday Challenge 6.12.17 – Killing Christians, Family and Politics, Before You Preach

Good Monday morning! One of the best parts of the information age lies in our ability to find and share meaningful commentary. I enjoy sharing what has challenged me. Ready, set, go on another Monday Challenge…

Killing Christians

Why is killing Christians so appealing? Great question. This article seeks to answer it.

Question: How often do you process the idea that Christians were/are martyred to the glory of God?

Family and Politics

How should you handle it when you disagree with your family regarding politics? This articles gives some challenging suggestions.

Question: How do you react to the author’s point regarding keeping the peace?

From Atheism to Christianity

I enjoy reading these types of stories. A college student’s conversion from atheism to Christianity.

Question: Believer, does this fuel your desire to evangelize?

Before You Preach

You may not be a preacher, but this will give you some insight to the types of things preachers consider (or should).

Question: What surprised you as you looked at this list?

 

Monday Challenge 6.5.17 – Unhappy Christians, White-Only Discipleship, Trump Panic

Good morning. A little slow on my end, how about you?

Maybe a challenge or two will speed things up. Maybe not. Either way, enjoy!

Trump – The Panic President

Articles like this one in The Atlantic make it hard to understand the President Trump experience. Varying levels of criticism and fairness in that criticism just make it so hard to understand!

Question: How accurate is this article?

Emotional Intelligence

An article from a secular source challenges emotional intelligence.

Question: How important is this?

Unhappy Christians

Do unhappy Christians stain the Gospel?

Question: How do you form your thoughts about believers struggling with depression?

White-Only Discipleship

This article argues how “white-only discipleship” hurts us all.

Question: What do you make of the argument and accompanying suggestions?