In Search of a Better Country

Annotations — June 18, 2021

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Happy Juneteenth!

Juneteenth and the Great Commission

A well researched, celebratory, and globally-focused essay from Christianity Today. When God ends a season of drought, he begins a season of harvest.

Parenting in the Digital Age

A great little article containing simple steps for managing your digital devices. Helpful whether you’ve got kids or not. Keeping our phones away from the night stand seems obvious, but the way they lazily drift towards our bedside is probably an indication of their addictive power.

How Do We Pray in Accordance with God’s Will? 

Costi Hinn shares a raw story about how he learned the meaning of Psalm 37:4, “Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.” I find that praying the Psalms is an incredible way to reorient the way we think about our own prayer lives.

The First Church Discipline in 1,000 Years

An incredible story about pursuing Biblical faithfulness while also trying to navigate the seemingly infinite complexities of cross-cultural church planting.

A Good Way to Go Deeper in a Conversation

Whether with a Christian or a Non-Christian, whether someone you agree with or with whom you disagree, this is a good strategy for going deeper in understanding who that person is and what they value.