Generosity and a Tender Heart for the Needy

2 Apr 2017

  1. 86-year-old raises $400,000 and then gives it away

  2. Johnny Jennings Story on Facebook

  3. What Does the Bible Say About Generosity and Duty to the Poor?

  4.  What Does the Bible Say About Generosity?

  5.  Top 7 Bible Verses About Helping The Poor – Patheos

  6.  The Bible and generous people: God rewards generous giving

  7.  Bible Verses About Generosity- 10 Awesome Scriptures

  8.  30 Important Bible Verses About Giving To The Poor / Needy

  9.  25 Important Bible Verses About Charity – Bible Reasons

  10.  What does the Bible say about giving to the poor? – Got Questions

  11.  Tim Keller: What We Owe the Poor | Christianity Today

  12.  21 Great Bible Verses About Giving (What Does The Bible Say?)

  13.  5. Developing A Giving Heart | Bible.org

  14.  Lesson 5: Giving God’s Way (Selected Scriptures) | Bible.org

  15.  Images for generosity helping the poor Christianity Bible

  16.  Bible stories | Generosity | Kids of Integrity

  17.  Barnabas: A Generous Encourager – Bible Helps, Inc.

  18.  10 Essential Truths about Christian Giving – Bible Study Tools

  19.  Helping Without Hurting: Christian Generosity and Material Poverty

  20.  Scriptures concerning help to the poor. See what God says in the Bible

  21.  The Results of Generous Giving

  22.  100 Bible verses that encourage generosity

  23.  Bible verses on generosity – Christian quotes

  24.  21 Bible Verses about Giving – DailyVerses.net

  25.  Social Concern – Caring for the Poor and Marginalized

  26.  Is It God’s Will for All Christians to Be Wealthy? – The Gospel Coalition

  27.  Caring for the Poor – Kingdom Watcher

  28.  Poverty and Generosity | Grace Communion International

  29.  3 Ways to Develop a Lifestyle of Generosity – Christian Budgeting

  30.  Proverbs 19:17

  31.  Generosity and Service – Love in Action

  32.  What Is Biblical Justice? | RELEVANT Magazine

  33.  How Should Christians Respond to People Taking Advantage of Them?

  34.  Giving, Sharing, Generosity Quotes – Tentmaker

  35.  10 Bible verses about poverty and justice – United Bible Societies

  36.  Gospel to the Nations, Generosity to the Poor | Desiring God

  37.  Who We Are – Generous Giving

  38.  Christian questions on prosperity and poverty

  39.  Paul’s Expectations of Generosity – Baylor University

  40.  Women of the Bible – Dorcas

  41.  What the Bible Says About Poverty – Compassion International

  42.  Getting Free From the Sin of Sodom: Living With Outrageous Generosity

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Honesty and Integrity

26 Mar 2017

  1.  Divine diamonds: Sierra Leone pastor’s 709-carat find

  2.  Pastor finds massive diamond, gives it away

  3.  Pastor Discovers 706-Carat Diamond In Sierra Leone Village

  4.  7 Bible Verses About the Importance of Integrity and Honesty

  5.  Integrity

  6.  Integrity – The Key to Character and the Cure for Inconsistency

  7.  The Character of Integrity – Church Leadership

  8.  Leading with Integrity – Christianity Today

  9.  What does the Bible say about integrity?

  10.  Integrity – A Christian Virtue

  11.  Honesty

  12.  15 Best Bible Verses about Integrity

  13.  25 Top Bible Verses about Honesty

  14.  Truth and Integrity

  15.  Force for Good: Christian Ethics and Integrity

  16.  Why Integrity is Important in the Workplace

  17.  Honesty and Integrity | The Christian Homekeeper™

  18.  Sermon: Honesty: The Complete Virtue – 2 Kings 12

  19.  What the Bible Says About Trust and Honesty

  20.  10 Ways to Be a Man of Integrity

  21.  Men of Integrity

  22.  Short Bible Study on Character: Integrity

  23.  What the Bible Says About… Honesty and Truth

  24.  The Cost of Honesty | Today’s Christian Woman

  25.  Integrity: The Ultimate Virtue

  26.  Integrity Christian Quotes

  27.  Top 6 Bible Verses About Honesty With Commentary

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Beauty and the Beast

19 Mar 2017

  1. A NCCS Advisory on Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, 14 March 2017

  2.  Gay Man Blasts Disney for Caring More About LGBT Agenda Than Children’s Innocence

  3. Disney Teaching Children to Embrace LGBT Sexual Lifestyles Has ‘Grave Consequences’: AFA

  4. Beauty and the Brainwashing: Disney’s ‘gay’ agenda

  5.  Christian-Owned Movie Theater Receives ‘Burn Down’ Threats Amid ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Ban Over ‘Gay Moment’

  6.  Christian Leaders Urge Parents to Boycott ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Over Inclusion of ‘Gay Moment’

  7. Russia bans children from seeing Beauty and the Beast

  8. Disney yanks Beauty and the Beast out of Malaysia after censors cut gay scene

  9.  Disney shows gay kiss in a children’s cartoon for first time

  10.  Gay activists lobby Disney to make Elsa a lesbian in Frozen 2

  11.  Disney appeals Malaysia cuts to ‘Beauty and the Beast’

  12. Disney And Emma Watson Have Trivialized ‘Beauty And The Beast’

  13.  Hong Kong school tells parents to stop their children watching new Disney film over gay scenes

  14.  Media: Romania’s Coalition for Family suggests banning Beauty and the Beast from local cinemas

  15.  Rev. Franklin Graham’s Comments on LGBT agenda in Beauty and the Beast

  16.  SIGN THE BOYCOTT: Tell Disney ‘NO’ to LGBT agenda in Beauty and the Beast

  17.  ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Gay Moment Is Ostracizing 95 Percent of Faith Driven Consumers, Group Says

  18.  Russia Might Ban ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Over ‘Gay Propaganda, Sin and Perverted Sexual Relations’

  19.  Franklin Graham Lauds Ala. Theater for Canceling ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Over ‘Gay Moment’

  20.  Christian-Owned Movie Theater Refuses to Show ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Over Gay Propaganda

  21.  Was Franklin Graham Right to Call for a Disney Boycott?

  22.  The Beastly Beauty of Disney’s ‘Gay Moment’ — And How We Should Respond

  23.  Let’s Be Honest: Disney Has Been Sexualizing Characters for a Long Time

  24.  The Internet Reacts After Mom Cancels Disney Trip Over Gay Character

  25.  Christianity, Disney and A Better Way Forward

  26.  Yes, let’s remember who’s watching this conversation

  27. D.A. Carson warns against affirming gay marriage as a “Christian” view

  28. Brandon and Jen Hatmaker ‘100 Percent Wrong’ to Say Bible Supports Gay Marriage, Says Michael Brown

  29.  The Naked Hypocrisy of a Christian Disney Boycott

  30. ‘Beast’ Actors Mock Christians, Joking About ‘Gay Sex’ and ‘What Would Jesus Think?’

  31.  ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Actor Josh Gad Says ‘Gay Moment’ Backlash Based on ‘Fear’

  32.  Emma Watson Says ‘Gay Moment’ in Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Is ‘Fun’

  33.  ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Boycott: Are Christians Being Hypocritical?

  34.  Christian Men Struggling With Homosexuality Find Refuge in ‘Your Other Brothers’ Storytelling Project

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International Women’s Day

12 March 2017

  1.  How the World Celebrated International Women’s Day 2017

  2.  9 Things You Should Know About International Women’s Day

  3.  International Women’s Day: What It Means to Be a Woman in God’s Eyes

  4.  How God Really Feels About Women on International Women’s Day

  5. About International Women’s Day – the Christian Response

  6.  10 Virtues of the Proverbs 31 Woman – A Virtuous Woman

  7.  Proverbs 31: Portrait of a Godly Woman 

  8.  Proverbs 31: A Model for Today’s Woman

  9.  Virtuous Woman need a Pattern To Become A Worthy Model

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Lent: Preparing Your Heart for Easter

5 Mar 2017

  1. Why Lent Is for All Christians

  2. The Lent Project- Biola University, Center for Christianity, Culture and the Arts

  3.  How Lent Can Make a Difference in Your Relationship with God

  4.  Let God Change You During Lent

  5.  Lent and Inconvenient Faith

  6.  Ash Wednesday: Practice and Meaning

  7.  Lent Begins This Week on Ash Wednesday

  8.  What is Lent: Honouring the Sacrifice of Jesus

  9.  Evangelicals Remember Lent

  10.  The Season of Lent – Christian Resource Institute

  11.  Scriptures for Lent at BibleStudyTools.com

  12.  Pastor Varriale: ‘Use The Season Of Lent As A Time To Draw Closer To God.’

  13.  Ash Wednesday Reminds We’re All Going to Die. Happy Lent!

  14.  My ashes are my promise to resist sin (Ezekiel 9:4)

  15.  What Can Christians Give Up for Lent 2017?

  16.  Eat, Pray, Lent: Here’s What Americans Actually Abstain From

  17.  What is the meaning of Lent?

  18.  Why do people fast for Lent?

  19.  Where Lent Comes From And What It Has To Do With Religious Freedom

  20.  When is Lent 2017? A guide to all you need to know about the Christian tradition

  21.  As Lent begins, Christians look inward

  22.  Lenten Preparations for Good Friday and Easter – John Piper

  23.  Lent or No Lent, Life Is War – John Piper

  24.  Lent Is Here to Throw Us Off Again

  25.  Organizations using social media to encourage prayer, reflection during Lent

  26.  Lent and Ash Wednesday Meaning: Fasting, Traditions, and How You Can Take Part in It

  27.  A season of spiritual growth

  28. Retired Rev. James Gill brings Lenten tradition out of the church on Ash Wednesday

LGBT ATTACK ON SEASON OF LENT

  1. LGBTQ ‘Glitter Ash’ stunt mocks Ash Wednesday

  2. Lent 2017: LGBT group to launch ‘Glitter Ash Wednesday’ in 21 states

  3. On Ash Wednesday, Glitter Ash project marks the inclusion of LGBT people

  4. On Ash Wednesday, ashes to go — with a little extra sparkle for LGBT Christians

  5. ‘Glitter Ash’ For Gay Christians On Ash Wednesday

  6. Some Churches Will Offer Glitter Ashes on Ash Wednesday to Welcome Gay Community

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Post-truth

26 Feb 2017

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  1. Word of the Year 2016 is… | Oxford Dictionaries

  2. ‘Post-truth’ is the word of the year: Feelings have replaced facts 

  3. Post-truth politics: Art of the lie | The Economist

  4.  The post-truth world: Yes, I’d lie to you | The Economist

  5.  Post-truth politics? Don’t be so patronising – The Spectator

  6.  Trump, Erdogan And Post-Truth Politics | The Huffington Post

  7.  Getting to grips with post-truth politics 

  8.  The Era of Post-Truth Politics Is the Failure to Adapt to the Digital Age

  9.  Covering politics in a “post-truth” America | Brookings Institution

  10.  The Post-Truth Era: Dishonesty and Deception in Contemporary Life

  11.  The Age of Post-Truth Politics – The New York Times

  12.  When truth is the first casualty of politics and journalism

CHRISTIAN VIEW

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  2. The Shocking Truth of ‘The Post Truth’ Era

  3.  Post-Truth: Biblical Interpretation Should Be Faithful To God’s Word 

  4.  The Death of Truth and a Postmortem

  5.  Why Oxford Dictionary’s 2016 Word of the Year Matters

  6.  The River and the Land: Finding a Foundation in a Post-Truth Culture

  7.  Do We Live in a World of Post-Truth?

  8.  Finding Truth in a Post-Truth World – BereanBibleChurch

  9.  Post-Truth – Bible Advocate Online

  10.  Truth Vs. Post-Truth – Back to the Bible Canada

  11.  Have we entered the ‘post-truth’ era? | OpentheWord

  12.  Relativism and the Origins of ‘Post-truth’ – theTrumpet

  13.  WORDS TO LEAD BY: LEADERSHIP IN THE POST-TRUTH ERA

  14.  The Post-Truth Era–Welcome to the Age of Dishonesty – Albert Mohler

  15.  Post-Truth, the Word of the Year – The Christian Post

  16.  Post-Truth? | Corporate Chaplains of America

  17.  A Post-Truth World – Dr. James Emery White 

  18.  Word of the Year 2016: Post-Truth Christians Too?

  19.  Life without God – living in a post-truth era | NZ Christian Network

  20.  Can We Still Speak of Truth in the Post-Truth Age? | Reformation Scotland

  21.  The “Post-Truth” Church – Pulpit & Pen

  22.  The Post-Truth Fashion – LeaderImpact

  23.  Finding Truth in a Post-Truth World – Bible Fellowship Church

  24.  “Post-Truth” – Articles ‹ McRae Road Church of Christ

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Christianity, Patriotism and Pacifism

19 Feb 2017

FALL OF SINGAPORE

  1. Japanese envoy joins officials at ceremony marking Fall of Singapore in ceremony

  2. ‘Bitter but valuable lessons’ for Singapore from Japanese Occupation: Ng Eng Hen

  3. Recruits presented with rifles at site of British surrender

  4. Singapore cannot bury the past, says PM Lee

  5. NHB marks 75th anniversary of fall of S’pore with walking tours

  6. Allied nations jointly mark 75th anniversary of the fall of Singapore

  7. 75 years since Singapore fell: ‘I hope killing of people in war doesn’t happen again’

  8. Fall of Singapore: Veterans and POW commemorated on 75th anniversary

  9. Fall of Singapore was ‘great blow’: Australian WWII veterans

  10. 75 years after Singapore’s fall, we must think seriously about the region again

  11. Lessons for today from the fall of Singapore

  12. After the fall of Singapore: Horror and, today, peace

  13. Fall of Singapore at 75: POW’s art brought light to a dark wartime world

  14. The Fall of Singapore: ’75 years on, I’m still looking for answers’

  15. Fall of Singapore: Thousands pay their respects at prisoner of war memorial in Victoria

  16. Fall of Singapore leads to tiny Victorian town hosting top secret WWII Catalina base

  17. Fall of Singapore at 75: Garden of the Grieving Mother memorial to be unveiled in Ballarat

  18. Bell of remembrance rung at Kranji War Cemetery to mark 75th anniversary of the fall of Singapore

  19. Fall of Singapore at 75: POW’s art brought light to a dark wartime world

  20. The fall of Singapore

  21. Opinion: Remembering the fall of Singapore 75 years on

  22. 50th War Memorial Service commemorates those who died during Japanese Occupation

CHRISTIAN VIEWS ON WAR AND DEFENCE

  1.  What is the Christian perspective on war?

  2.  Should a Christian take up arms and kill for their country?

  3. Should Middle East Christians Take Up Arms Against ISIS?

  4. Should a Christian take up Arms 

  5. Should Christians Be Patriotic?

  6. Patriotism and Christianity

  7. Is Patriotism Christian?

  8. Should a Christian be patriotic?

  9. Christian Patriotism?

  10. Patriotism and the gospel in American churches: 8 suggestions

  11. PATRIOTISM—Does being a Christian mean that I should be patriotic?

  12. Christian Patriotism – The Point Radio

  13. Christian Patriotism (pdf)

  14. A biblical response to John Piper’s denial of the Right to bear Arms

  15. Should Christians Be Encouraged to Arm Themselves?

  16. Is It Biblical to Arm Ourselves for Self-Defense?

  17. Is Self-Defense a Right and a Duty? – The Good News About God

  18. Does Jesus Command His Followers to Take Up a Sword?

  19. Should the Church Take Up Arms Against Terrorism?

  20. Iraq’s Christians Take Up Arms to Fight Islamic State

  21. ISIS: Should Christians take up arms?

  22. Should persecuted Christians defend themselves?

  23. Christian Female Fighters Take Up Arms Against Islamic State

  24. Should Christians take up arms?

  25. What does the Bible say about fighting?

  26. When should Christians take up arms? – Is, Was and Will Be

  27. Syria: Christians take up arms for first time

  28. Should a Christian Defend Themselves Against Radical Islam?

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