Pastor Steve shares these links to stimulate some Thursday Thoughts…
The More You Use Facebook, The Worse You Feel: This article from the Harvard Business Review considers a recent study that reveals some alarming concerns. They write: Overall, our results showed that, while real-world social networks were positively associated with overall well-being, the use of Facebook was negatively associated with overall well-being. These results were particularly strong for mental health; most measures of Facebook use in one year predicted a decrease in mental health in a later year. We found consistently that both liking others’ content and clicking links significantly predicted a subsequent reduction in self-reported physical health, mental health, and life satisfaction.” You can read the rest HERE.
Promises – A Weekly Dose of Spurgeon: The folks at TeamPyro regular post some nuggets from Spurgeon. This from March 26, 2016 – Spurgeon on promises: “We have promises in the Bible which time would fail us to repeat, which for breadth and length are immeasurable; they deal with every great thing which the soul can want: promises of pardoned sin, promises of sanctification, of teaching, of guidance, of upholding, of ennobling, of progress, of consolation, of perfection.” You can read the rest HERE.
Ask Anything – The latest video of Dr. Albert Mohler’s “Ask Anything” program is available on YouTube. Some important topics are covered and you would benefit from watching the entire program. One of the questions he deals with, “Is the Greek Orthodox (Eastern Orthodoxy) actually Christian?”. Mohler’s answer to this important question begins at the 31:00 minute mark. You can watch the entire episode HERE.