#FaithandCulture Reading: Don’t Waste Suffering, Reasons to Be Pro-Life, Raising Special Needs Children

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Is suffering something to avoid? What are some tips for raising a child with a neurological or behavioral disorder? How does Easter impact your work? Why should you be pro-life? And what books are on Walter Strickland’s bookshelf?

Get thoughtful responses to these questions from Bruce Ashford, Kristen Wetherell, Sarah Walton, Spence Spencer and Walter Strickland in today’s #FaithandCulture Reading.

Don’t Waste Your Suffering

Is suffering something to avoid, or can God use your suffering to point others to himself? Kristen Wetherell addresses this question over at The Gospel Coalition. She writes,

In Christ’s light, suffering is a ministry, not a millstone. It’s a gift, not a glitch in the plan. Read More>>

Raising a Child with a Neurological or Behavioral Disorder

Sarah Walton offers specific encouragement to parents of children with neurological or behavior disorders in this article at the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. She writes,

If you find yourself walking through church, your job or the grocery store feeling as though no one can enter into the pain that weighs heavy upon you, let it drive you to ask Christ to fill you with more of himself. Read More>>

What Christ’s Bodily Resurrection Means for Your Work

Spence Spencer connects the resurrection with a theology of work in this article at The Institute of Faith, Work and Economics. He writes,

As we do our daily work, we should do it in light of the gospel, which ends in the hope of the resurrection when everything will be set right and sin will be no more. Read More>>

8 Persuasive Reasons to be Pro-Life

“Bruce Ashford writes talks about the pro-life cause in this op-ed for FaithWire. He writes,

We should continue to seek both legal reform and cultural renewal, and should do so not only by articulating the Bible’s teaching but also by enumerating the ways abortion corrupts society. Read More>>

The Professor’s Bookshelf: Walter Strickland

Over at our sister blog Between the Times, Walter Strickland shares about his favorite books. He writes,

[I would recommend] Bartholomew and Goheen’s The True Story of the Whole World because it is a faithful summary of scripture, and because scripture interprets itself, it offers a hermeneutical lens to understand their devotional reaching as they work through smaller chunks of Scripture. Read More>>

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