Saturday 20th July 2013
The Royal baby will be drama, but what hope it will bring says Archbishop of Canterbury – Daily Mail
“Babies bring a sense of miracle. Where has this new life come from? Is this entirely new person – independent, unique, special – just something normal? What will be written in the pages of their life?” Justin Welby writes of the hope that the new royal baby will bring. Read the rest here.
How to have a famous guest preacher every Sunday – Ministry Nuts and Bolts
Great insights into how the best preacher’s do their thing. Chris Green from Oakhill Theological Seminary says: “…when I preach I ask myself, ‘If this person were preaching this sermon, what would it contain?’” Here are his findings.
An Open Letter from 200 evangelical scientists to Congress on climate change – Nothing New Under the Sun
Deeply theological, this letter is written by a swag of Christian scientists to Congress: “The threat to future generations and global prosperity means we can no longer afford complacency and endless debate. We as a society risk being counted among “those who destroy the earth” (Revelation 11:18).” Read the whole letter here. Linked to by Byron Smith whose three part series on climate change has been published in recent weeks on Eternity.
A different kind of coming out – Christianity Today
Three pastors share with Christianity Today how they ‘came out’ to their congregations about their same sex attraction (including one who is now married). Read the whole story here.