Weekly wrap-up

Weekly Wrap-Up this week includes some powerful resources as well as some convicting articles.

1st Century Faith Today does not necessarily condone everything taught in the resources below.

HOW TO EFFECTIVELY PLAN A YEAR OF PREACHING

Planning for a year of preaching at a time is a common practice. Here is a thorough discussion about how to do it effectively.

THEISTIC EVOLUTION: A SCIENTIFIC, PHILOSOPHICAL, AND THEOLOGICAL CRITIQUE

The new book coming from Crossway is a “critique of theistic evolution” comprised of sections written by well-known scientific, philosophical, and theological writers.

LESSONS FROM A SCANDAL OF HOLLYWOOD SIZED PROPORTIONS

Within the daily breaking news of sexual assault and harassment out of Hollywood is a good reminder about King David’s sexual sin with Bathsheba and how we should respond to it.

FREE TEXTUAL CRITICISM COURSE WITH DR. DANIEL WALLACE

Biblical Training is offering a free course on textual criticism with Dr. Daniel Wallace. Dr. Wallace is a foremost resource in this field and the free course will probably be very informational.

THE CHRISTIAN ATHEIST: BELIEVING IN GOD BUT LIVING AS IF HE DOESN’T EXIST  

This book deals with a big problem: practical atheism. The practice of living like there is no God even when you believe that He exists is prevalent and worth thinking about.

PROVERBS 22:6 RE-EXAMINED: TRAIN UP A CHILD IN THE WAY HE SHOULD GO

It’s important to remember that Proverbs 22:6 is not a hard promise from God but one of many sayings of the wise. Many feel guilty when their children go astray after they’ve done everything they could as a parent, but that’s not the point of Proverbs 22:6.

THE INCREDIBLE CENTURY: THE RISE OF CHRISTIANITY

This interactive e-book is pretty amazing. It follows the early rise of Christianity and takes a deep look at cultural and historical settings.