Highlights: This Week
In his sermons on May 6 and 13 from Matthew 19 and 20, Pastor David covered a variety of issues addressed in the text including divorce and remarriage, the death of young children and issues relating to materialism found in the story of the rich young ruler. Below are some resources provided to help you study these issues further or to even find help in how to address them in your own life.
Divorce and Remarriage
The Gospel and Divorce - This document represents the overall teaching of our elders regarding a biblical understanding of divorce. It includes truths taught in one of Pastor David's other sermons as well as answers to the ten most common questions asked by our faith family on this topic.
God, Marriage, and Family by Dr. Andreas Kostenberger - A book seeking to help readers establish a biblical foundation for their family.
CCEF Booklets - Resources provided by the Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation on this and a variety of other topics.
DivorceCare and DivorceCare 4 Kids - Workshops provided here at The Church at Brook Hills. Information about DivorceCare in general can be found at their website.
The following are two books that present various views on divorce and remarriage in the church: Divorce and Remarriage: Four Christian Views by H. Wayne House, ed. and Remarriage after Divorce in Today’s Church: Three Views by Mark L. Strauss, ed.
Death of Children
The Incarnation and Children's Hospital - An article Pastor David wrote reflecting upon Colossians 1:15-20.
Safe In the Arms of God by Dr. John MacArthur
The Salvation of the ‘Little Ones’: Do Infants who Die Go to Heaven? by Dr. Albert Mohler
What Happens to Infants Who Die? by Matt Perman and Dr. John Piper
Why?: Trusting God When You Don't Understand by Anne Graham Lotzr
Recovering from Losses In Life by H. Norman Wright
Surrendering the Secret: Healing the Heartache of Abortion - A workshop hosted by The Church at Brook Hills
Pastor David has addressed this issue in numerous previous sermons found on the Radical website.
You might also check out the Secret Church entitled The Gospel, Possessions and Prosperity.