Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Christian News from Around the World (22/10)

Jeff Ansorge - Meet the chef who's now cooking for eternality. "Jeff left a restaurant that averages a bill of $80 per person to serve lunches at a cost of $0.63. A lot of people thought he was crazy to make the move."

How to be a Miserable Counsellor - In a nutshell, if you want to be a miserable comforter then nurture a hyper-active connection between personal sin and every form of suffering and be sure to remind your spiritual friends that they are the ultimate cause of their suffering (that they are sovereign) and that the one-word answer is always “Repent!”

Church Growth and Decline - See what Charles Spurgeon has to say about it.

Spiritual adoption = God's "Plan B"? - When God redeems us from the slave-market of sin and the family of the devil it is the fulfillment of something that He planned long ago. In other words, God’s spiritual adoption of us as His children, through faith alone in Jesus Christ, was not Plan B because Plan A failed. We were not an afterthought to Him!

A Trailer for a new book - Found in Him: The Joy of the Incarnation and Our Union with Christ by Elyse Fitzpatrick