In this episode, Brent and Lindsay discuss drug overdose deaths in the U.S., “QAnon Shaman” sentenced to prison, and religious freedom concerns with the Build Back Better Act. They also talk about National Adoption Month, showing hospitality, and preparing for Advent.
- Rick Morton with 4 ways the church can approach National Adoption Month: Why it’s important to embrace both the beautiful and hard parts of adoption
- Jessica Burke with 5 Reasons for Christians to Show Hospitality
- Sarah Rice with Are we enthralled by Jesus at Christmas? An advent guide to help your family see God’s glory this season
- Drug overdose deaths in the United States surpassed 100,000 in a 12-month period for the first time; President Biden’s statement
- “QAnon Shaman” sentenced to 41 months in prison
- Churches’ financial status after pandemic
- Religious freedom concerns for faith-based childcare and Build Back Better Act; ERLC article
- Lindsay: “The Changing Face of Social Breakdown”
- Brent: Reflections on the Tennessee Baptist Convention
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- The Dawn of Redeeming Grace // This episode was sponsored by The Good Book Company, publisher of The Dawn of Redeeming Grace .Join Sinclair Ferguson as he opens up the first two chapters of Matthew’s Gospel in these daily devotions for Advent. Each day’s reflection is full of insight and application and will help you to arrive at Christmas Day awed by God’s redeeming grace and refreshed by the hope of God’s promised King. Find out more about this book at thegoodbook.com.
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