Christian Living 

Learning from 1 Thessalonians 4

We’re working through 1 Thessalonians (1,2,3) and chapter 4 gives you a lot to think about. Here are just a few. A good life There is a way of living that pleases God (v.1) and wins the respect of outsiders (v.12) It’s not a check box way of living but something Paul urges the Christians to do ‘more & more’ (v.1-2) This way of life involves avoiding sexual immorality (v.3), impurity (v.7), and being driven by passionate lust (v.5) but controlling our desires (v.4). Rejecting this is rejecting God (v.8)…

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Book Review: Eyes of Integrity

Eyes of Integrity:The Porn Pandemic and how it affects you is the latest book by Craig Gross (click here for a review I did a while back for Christian Marketplace magazine of The Dirty Little Secret). It pretty much does what it says on the tin, it brings out into the open the issue of pornography and the church and simply by doing that, it does the church a powerful service. It opens with a couple of chapters on how bad the problem is in the world and in the…

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