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#FaithandCulture Reading: Martin Luther King Jr., Hugh Hefner, Economics, Parenting

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What does Christianity have to say about your economic situation? Did Hugh Hefner live the good life? What practical tips can help your parenting? What did Martin Luther King, Jr. say after a 1963 church bombing?

Get answers to these questions and more from Russell Moore, Bruce Ashford, Jemar Tisby and Tom Nelson in this week’s #FaithandCulture Reading.

(Editor’s Note: Don’t forget to register for the upcoming Common Good Conference, featuring Andy Crouch, Amy Sherman, Tom Nelson, Scott Hildreth and more. Learn more>>)


Christianity Has Something to Say About Your Economic Situation

Too often we’ve divorced issues of economics from our faith. Yet in this article at The Gospel Coalition, Tom Nelson reminds us that the church has something to say about economics. He writes,

Operating out of an impoverished biblical theology and pastoral paradigm, I’d been spending the majority of my time equipping the congregation I served for the minority of their lives. I had to call it what it was: malpractice. Read More>>

Hugh Hefner Did Not Live the Good Life

In an article at his blog, Russell Moore explains that Hefner did not live the good life. Far from it. He writes,

In the meantime, the Good Shepherd searches the thickets for his lost sheep. And sometimes for a lost rabbit, too. The sign of the good life is not hedonism but crucifixion. The sign of the good life is not a bunny but a cross. Read More>>

Every Holiday a Holy Day (Free E-Book by Bruce & Lauren Ashford)

Have you grabbed your free copy of Bruce and Lauren Ashford’s new ebook, Every Holiday a Holy DayIf not, you can read Ashford’s introduction in this article at his blog. He writes,

Happy. Life-altering. Exhausting. Intimidating. But also receptive. Children are little sponges who are ready to absorb what we teach them. They stand ready each day to receive in their memory banks the deposits we will make. Read More>>

Martin Luther King’s Eulogy of the Four Girls Killed in a Birmingham Church Bombing

Over at the Reformed African-American Network, Jemar Tisby shares Martin Luther King Jr‘s euology for the four girls killed in a church bombing on Sept. 16, 1963. He writes,

King’s words, as much as the murder of these four precious girls, prove instructive for the present day. As white supremacists, white nationalists, and the “alt-right” grow bolder, all citizens, especially Christians, must fight against the subtle ways racism presents itself and battle against the complicity that creates the context for racial strife. Read More>>

(Editor’s Note: Don’t forget to register for the upcoming Common Good Conference, featuring Andy Crouch, Amy Sherman, Tom Nelson, Scott Hildreth and more. Learn more>>)

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