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#FaithandCulture Reading: Online Church, Orphans and Widows, Poverty, Missions

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In today’s #FaithandCulture Reading, we cull a brief list of some of our favorite articles of the week. Today, we highlight resources from Brian Fikkert, Brittany Salmon, Jessica Schroeder, Kevin S. Hall and Megan Lindsay.


Can’t I Just Attend Church Online?

Jessica Schroeder answers this question at The Instititue of Faith, Work and Economics:

The fellowship of believers plays a key role in encouraging believers to persevere.

Helping That Helps: 6 Principles for Poverty Alleviation

Brian Fikkert offers wise suggestions for practices which help alleviate poverty at Made to Flourish. He writes,

Do you see people living in poverty as your co-laborers in poverty alleviation? Does the advice you give or the program you administer fit into the real experience of those you serve? Would the activities your ministry encourages in the community where you work continue if you left?

3 Ways We Can Serve Widows and Orphans Throughout the Year

Over at The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, Brittany Salmon suggests practical tips for serving widows and orphans. She writes,

Prayer is never an empty sentiment in the believer’s life. Instead, it’s a powerful tool to advance God’s Kingdom in our world, and so we pray big and audacious prayers over the orphaned and widowed. 

From our Sister Blogs

Intersect serves as the blog of the Center for Faith and Culture (CFC) at Southeastern Seminary (SEBTS). Take a few minutes to look at recent posts from our sister Centers:

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