Below are some of the articles and books I’ve read recently that you may enjoy checking out.
- Do Ask, Do Tell, Let’s Talk: How and Why Christians Should Have Gay Friends (Brad Hambrick) — This is a new book that I had the privilege to review before publication. Below is my endorsement, and I encourage you to pick up a copy. You will be challenged and encouraged. You can also see the author explain what is unique about this book here.
“This is a book the church has desperately needed for some time. It is simply excellent. It will challenge you and guide you in navigating in a more Christlike manner the host of questions surrounding same-sex attraction and the local church.”
- “Shepherding Your Church During a Presidential Election Year” (Dwayne Milioni, BTT) — Milioni gives wise and biblical counsel to pastors who are trying to serve their people during election seasons.
- “American College of Pediatricians Say ‘Gender Ideology’ Is Child Abuse” (CBN News) — In contrast to some trends in the sexual revolution going on around us, “the American College of Pediatricians (ACPeds) is urging educators and legislators to reject all policies that condition children to believe that identifying with a gender other than their biological one is beneficial.”
- “Erasmus Before the Storm” (Timothy George) – In anticipation of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, George reflects on the enigmatic figure that did not fit neatly in any side of the Reformation debates.
- “Six Reasons Why ISIS Attacks on Christians Should Be Declared Genocide” (Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra, CT) — Last week, Secretary of State John Kerry recognized the plight of Christians at the hands of ISIS to be a genocide. Though this article was written before that decision, it shows why that decision matters.
- “What Christians Just Don’t Get About LGBT Folks” (Rosaria Butterfield, TGC) — As always, wise and helpful words from Rosaria Butterfield that can help Christians love and serve their neighbor.