Holiday Edition: The Queen’s Christmas Broadcast, Should I Use Notes in My Sermon & More

By December 31, 2018September 18th, 2021The Link, Uncategorized

“The Queen’s Christmas Broadcast 2018”The Royal Family
“’It’s been a busy year for my family, with two weddings and two babies – and another child expected soon. It helps to keep a grandmother well occupied. Even with the most deeply held differences, treating the other person with respect and as a fellow human-being is always a good first step towards greater understanding.’”

“How the Creator of ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ Got the Gospel Past CBS Execs”–
“Watching A Charlie Brown Christmas has been a tradition for millions since it first aired on December 9, 1965. While many love the iconic Vince Guaraldi score, the humor and the animation, one part of the special has always stood out and made it unique: Linus’s recitation of the Gospel of Luke.”

“Seeking the Peace of Christ this Christmastime”– Christianity Today
“Most of us have an idea of what peace looks like. But is that the peace that Christ promises?”

“A War of Loves”
“A War of Loves demonstrates God’s abundant, prodigal grace for all people and investigates what the Bible teaches about sexuality. Above all, David describes how, through the joy and intimacy he found in following Jesus, love has taken on a radically new and far richer meaning.”

“Christmas is the Most Unsentimental Way of Looking at Life”New York Post
“There has never been a gift offered that makes you swallow your pride to the depths that the gift of Jesus Christ requires us to do. Christmas means that we are so lost, so unable to save ourselves, that nothing less than the death of the Son of God himself could save us. That means you are not somebody who can pull yourself together and live a moral and good life.”

“To Use Notes or Not to Use Notes; That is the Question!”Expositors Collective
“Brian Brodersen shares with Mike and Clay the behind-the-scenes interactions that he has had with the Lord concerning the way that he prepares his sermons. Sometimes there are piles of commentaries and sometimes there is only a notepad and the Scriptures! Plus Brian talks about the importance of a sermon title, the cumulative value of multiple years worth of reading and studying, and the importance of background noise and coffee while you prepare!”

“Holy Sexuality and the Gospel: Sex, Desire, and Relationships Shaped by God’s Grand Story” Amazon
“Dr. Christopher Yuan explores the concept of holy sexuality – chastity in singleness or faithfulness in marriage – in a practical and relevant manner, equipping listeners with an accessible yet robust theology of sexuality. Whether you want to share Christ with a loved one who identifies as gay or you’re wrestling with questions of identity yourself, this book will help you better understand sexuality in light of God’s grand story and realize that holy sexuality is actually good news for all.”

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