Resurgence roundup, 5/3/13

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Sail through the flood of information with our weekly Resurgence Roundups. Each Friday, we will share a list of articles across ministry tribes that our team has found helpful with the hope of serving you well.

A conversation with Dustin Kensrue of Thrice about worship,” by Andrew Schwab

Schwab and Kensrue talk about men leading and participating in worship at churches, their struggle finding good worship music, why David is a great example of someone we can learn from regarding worship, and why Kensrue thinks reading the Psalms is a great way for guys to connect with God through worship in song.

How to build community in your church,” by Daniel Darling

Do you know what the #1 reason is why people choose to stay in a church? Friendship.

So, how do we best make friends? In this post, Darling lays out five ways church members can create friendships and community within their church.

Mental illness and the church,” by Jeremy Pierre

This is a thorough, robust, and well-balanced treatment on mental illness and how the church can create a culture of grace ministering to those afflicted with mental illness.

Two old ladies, Greg Laurie, and the National Day of Prayer,” by James MacDonald

Two godly women invested energy and their time into James MacDonald’s life. Most importantly of all, they spent hours praying for him, his ministry, and setting an amazing example of a prayerful life. Be encouraged by their example and glean some lessons from their life of prayer.

Avoiding three big church planting mistakes,” by Ed Stetzer

Many church planters have come and gone throughout the history of the church. Here Dr. Stetzer shares three mistakes current and future church planters should avoid. What’s one of them? Being unteachable.

Video: “Christ wasn’t a tax cutter, Mr. O’Reilly,” by Martin Bashir 

Martin Bashir provides a Bible School lesson for Bill O’Reilly and others who believe that Jesus Christ died for taxes, not for humanity’s transgressions.

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