by Bob Roberts Jr.
1. Not knowing what’s going on in the world and how it affects you and those you love. Terrorism, economics, cyberspace all have the ability to disrupt our lives dramatically. Staying informed in the news and from multiple news sources is critical. Each news outlet has its own bias for reporting, not having a broad and clear understanding of issues is also dangerous.
2. Not knowing how to apply God’s Word to everyday life and situations. I’ve heard Len Sweet in the past talk about not just exegeting the Scriptures, but exegeting the culture. The Bible is so much more than a history book – how does it apply to the various situations we experience? How do we teach it where it’s alive and changing lives and confronting lives with the truth? Read more