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#FaithandCulture Reading: “The Great British Baking Show,” Tiredness, Reading, the Vocation of Pastor

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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 articles from Brett McCracken, J.D. Greear, Adrianne Miles and Meryl Herr.


‘The Great British Baking Show’ and the Good of (Local) Culture

Brett McCracken reflects on the hit cooking show in this article at The Gospel Coalition. He writes, “Healthy culture is modest and satisfied with the givenness of its confines, more interested in preserving something locally good than pushing for it to become globally consumed.”

God Hasn’t Called You to Be Tired

“We need to remember that God has not called us to be a tired people. He has called us to rest as we trust in his provision for our lives,” writes J.D. Greear.

Three Ways to Make Time for Reading in the Busyness of Life

In this piece at LifeWay Books, Adrianne Miles offers a handful of suggestions for busy people who want to read more books.

On the Urgency of Inviting Young People to Consider Becoming Pastors

Meryl Herr explains why we should encourage more young people to take up the vocation of pastor. She writes, “If you see an individual with a particular aptitude for professional ministry, invite them to consider it. Explain the options that are available, including degree requirements and ordination pathways.”

What articles would you recommend this weekend?

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