#IAmGoing Weekend Reading

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Why do we need to confess our sin to others? Meredith Cook

I recently finished reading If You Only Knew: My Unlikely, Unavoidable Story of Becoming Free.1 You can read my review of it here but suffice it to say that it’s a good book and you should read it. One thing about the book that has stayed with me is the idea of confessing sin to other believers. This is something I’ve pondered over the last couple of years.

I struggle with a great deal of fear and anxiety on a regular basis. These are the outworkings of my sinful heart, not a clinical diagnosis (which is a very real thing for many). I struggle with fear and anxiety because of a lack of belief in the truths of the gospel and in Christ as sufficient. And I repent of them to the Lord.

But I’ve also come to believe in the importance of confessing sin to other believers…except without really knowing why. So, thanks to Ivey’s book, I’ve been asking the question: Why should we confess our sins to one another? …Read More.

6 Questions (and Their Answers) About “The Marriage Challenge: A Finance Guide for Married Couples”: Art Rainer

My newest book, The Marriage Challenge: A Finance Guide for Married Couples, releases on June 1. I am thrilled about the release and hope you get a copy. I was given a few questions to answer about The Marriage Challenge. So I decided to share the questions and my responses with you. …Read More.

10 Leadership Statements That Spell Trouble: Chuck Lawless

Over the years, I’ve worked with a lot of church leaders in struggling situations. I hear their pain, and I even understand it when I learn about their situations. At the same time, though, I always get concerned when I hear these kinds of things from leaders, as they often suggest that somebody’s about to give up. …Read More.