Resurgence roundup, 2/8/13

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15 signs your church is in trouble,” by Perry Noble

Why not share this list as a discussion-starter during your next leadership meeting?

13. The church simply does not care about the obvious and immediate needs that exist in the community.

60 reasons Jesus is better than I think,” by Dane Ortlund

33. Jesus never misunderstands me. Never interrupts me. Never misjudges my motives.

Today’s challenge: Culture change,” by Mike Miller

2. Affirm the best of the past. . . . Everything about the existing culture is not bad. By highlighting the positives, you show honor to the people and the system you are about to change.

Advice for parenting young kids,” by Steve McCoy

There’s a lot of parenting advice out there. Some is great. Much of it is lacking. Some is downright harmful . . . In this post, McCoy shares the advice that not enough folks are talking about.

Teach your kids to sing. Music has always filled our house, and we aren't musicians or singers by any artistic standard. But singing is a part of worship and so we make it a part of life. Doesn't mean it's always worship music. Hardly. But we are singing. It's common to be working in my home office and have a child start belting out a song at the top of their lungs upstairs. It teaches them to be loud in public worship singing too.

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