Weekly Wraps (August 1-7)

R.W. Glenn on praying for pastors, John Piper on anxiety, Josh Etter quotes J.C. Ryle, and et cetera.

1. Praying for your pastor (R.W. Glenn) – Glenn blogs and encourages us to pray for our pastors. It’s a helpful reminder.

2. Let Jesus Argue With Your Soul About Being Anxious (John Piper) – Piper blogs on Matthew 6:25-34.

3. How Do We Know If We Love Christ? (Josh Etter) – Etter quotes J.C. Ryle.

4. Why Does the Truth of Hell Rise to Watershed Significance? (John Piper) – Piper blogs on the truth of hell. He wisely writes: “None of us ever experience suffering more severe than we deserve. If we are not in hell at this moment, we are experiencing massive mercy.”

5. Entertainment-Oriented Preachers vs Bible-Oriented Preachers (Josh Etter) – Etter quotes John Piper from 2008.

6. Should You Support Campus Crusade Staff Now That the Name Is Changing? (John Piper) – Piper blogs on Campus Crusade’s change of name. He encourages: “Don’t drop your support from Crusade staff simply because the organization made a decision you disagree with. That would be like saying to a fellow-soldier on the frontlines: I’m not giving you any fire-cover because I don’t like the new name the Colonel gave to your unit. Is the soldier faithful and fruitful? That is the decisive issue.”

6. Living for the Joy of All Peoples — Wherever You Live (David Platt) – Platt blogs on why he is pastoring a church in Birmingham, Alabama.

7. When I Feel Most Alive (John Stott) – Stott answers the question “When do you feel most alive?”

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About Enzo Cortes

Enzo Cortes is the Youth Coordinator of Jzone Makati, the youth ministry of Christ's Commission Fellowship (CCF) Makati. He also speaks for various youth and young adult groups, including CCF Makati's young singles ministry, Friday Night Light. He loves to write, read books and blogs, drink coffee, and watch MMA fights.

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