In both cases, the goal is to help the person back to self-sufficiency. But the strategies in each case are different — often profoundly so. Relief The goal of relief is to meet pressing, urgent needs that are causing great hardship to a person or group. You don’t worry about things like “dependency” here; you […]
Archives for August 2013
Jonathan Edwards’ The Christian Duty of Charity to the Poor.
This is a great post by Adam Jeske on whether Twitter is shallow and whether Jesus would use it. He starts: I get frustrated when people say social media (and Twitter in particular) is shallow. I get especially frustrated when my well-intentioned Christian friends say this. Because we use incredibly short phrases that are really […]
Just came across this book at Ligonier Ministries called A Simple Way to Pray. It contains a short booklet Martin Luther wrote for his barber on how to pray. RC Sproul had this to say about Luther’s pamphlet: “No book has done more to revolutionize my personal prayer life than this little book by Martin Luther.” That’s quite […]
My friend, Andy Naselli, somehow was amazing enough at managing his time and work to obtain 2 PhDs. His second dissertation was published last summer, and as with everything he writes, it is incredibly clear and well argued. It’s called From Typology to Doxology: Paul’s Use of Isaiah and Job in Romans 11:34-35. For any […]