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Blog Patrol (June 2, 2009)

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Welcome to the first June 2009 edition of the Blog Patrol. It seems like Summer is finally here. I’m looking forward to Autumn already, but tell my kids! It’s a bit of a hodge-podge in the Blog Patrol this week. I saw lot’s of articles this week about the murder of the abortion doctor in Kansas, but I’ve only included what I felt was the best one. I hope you find something useful this week. If you do, let me know!

Stragglers

These are the stragglers from the prior week which I either didn’t receive or find in time to add to last weeks Blog Patrol. Enjoy!

How to Study One Book of the Bible

  • R.A. Torrey offers advice on how to pick and study one book of the Bible.

The Worst Sunday School Teacher Ever. Period

  • Matthew Guevera takes a unique look at the importance of workers in Children’s Ministry and the lasting impression that we leave. This article should serve as a reminder to take work in Children’s Ministry seriously!

Tuesday (May 26, 2009)

Joan or John? My Answer: Part Two

  • Dr. Russell Moore continues his answer to this year’s Christian Ethics question at the Southern Seminary.

One Way of Dealing with the Canaanite Conquest

  • Trevin Wax shares an excerpt from C.S. Cowles on his view of dealing with the Old Testament story of the conquest of the Canaanites.

Leadership | Kids on the Creative Team?

  • This article asks why we don’t kids more involved in planning Children’s Ministry.

Getting To Know Kids In Your Children’s Ministry

  • Thanks to Tony Kummer for linking to my article on getting to know kids in your Children’s Ministry. This is something I feel very passionate about and given that Tony’s audience is vastly larger than mine, I appreciate the link!

How to watch a movie

  • This article examines how a Christian should watch a movie and think about movies.

Ten Commandments of Parenting

  • I’m not sure when this was originally published, but I found it on the 26th. This is John MacArthur’s 10 commandments for parenting.

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Blog Patrol (May 26, 2009)

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Welcome to the Memorial Day week edition of the Blog Patrol. I must have seen 50 or so blog posts on Monday about Memorial Day. I’ve only included one here in this week’s Blog Patrol. That said, I would like to take a moment to thank all the brave men and women who are currently protecting our country or have in the past. Your service is invaluable, and we should remember it and offer you thanks more than one day a year!

Stragglers

These are the stragglers from the prior week which I either didn’t receive or find in time to add to last weeks Blog Patrol. Enjoy!

Are You Open Minded?

  • In this article, Barry Wallace looks at the interplay between arrogance and supposed open-mindedness that has become such a popular notion in our society.

In Love with Being in Love with God

  • From Elemental Children’s Ministry, this post looks at the issue of putting high value an emotional reactions in Children’s Ministry.

Tuesday (May 19, 2009)

Talking About Talking About Abortion

  • This article includes Dr. Albert Mohler’s take on President Obama’s recent commencement speech at Notre Dame University.

Can I Know God’s Will?

  • Tim Challies steps away from reviewing books for a moment and offers this exceprt from R.C. Sproul examining the age old question of whether or not we can know the will of God.

The problem with Sunday School

  • Kenny Conley offers his observations on problems with the Sunday School model for teaching children as opposed to a small group format.

Sons

  • For any parents of sons out there, this article looks at the fact that many of the things we see a negative characteristics in our sons are reflected of our attitude towards God.

Out of the Mouths of Babes …

  • Thomas Jefferies offers yet another verification that God talks to us through our kids. In reading about his reaction, I was reminded of the time I had a similar experience with my seven year old. I wrote about it here in a similarly titled post: From the mouth of babes….

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The Blog Patrol (April 14, 2009)

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Here is the second installment of our new weekly feature – The Blog Patrol.  In the Blog Patrol, I include some of the best blog posts from the prior week from the blogs that I monitor. We’ll see how it works out, and if it’s worth continuing. The first week’s entry seemed to be a hit.  On that note, welcome to the second weekly installment of “The Blog Patrol.”

Stragglers

These are the stragglers from the prior week which I either didn’t receive or find in time to add to last weeks Blog Patrol.  Enjoy!

Why is the Lord’s Supper so Rare?

  • Russel Moore has a look at why celebrating the Lord’s Supper is such a rare occurrence in some churches today.

Children and Bibles

  • This post looks at the value of having kids bring their Bibles to church.  This is something that has been weighing on me very heavily recently – how do we find age appropriate ways to familiarize young children with the Bible?

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The Blog Patrol (April 7, 2009)

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I’ve decided to add a new regular feature (hopefully weekly) on this blog that will include some of the best blog posts from the prior week from the blogs that I monitor. We’ll see how it works out, or if it’s worth continuing. On that note, welcome to the first installment of “The Blog Patrol.”

Wednesday (April 1, 2009)

Screwtape on the Southern Baptist Convention

  • This blog (which was actually posted on March 30, but since this is the 1st Blog Patrol I thought I would include it) is based on one of my favorite books of all times – C.S. Lewis’ Screwtape Letters.   This is Trevin Wax’s take on what Screwtape might say about the current state of the Southern Baptist Convention.  Although addressed to one denomination, I think some of the truths from the post are applicable to many churches today.
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I Wish I Had Written That!

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“Envy is the art of counting the other fellow’s blessings instead of your own.” …Harold Coffin

“When men are full of envy, they disparage everything, whether it be good or bad”…Publius Cornelius Tacitus

Resentment kills a fool,
and envy slays the simple. (Job 5:2)

Introduction

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