The Sunday Reader: Vol. 2 | #26

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After a month-long hiatus, the Sunday Reader is back. Here are some worthwhile articles to check out on your day of rest.

The Power Over Christian Publishing We’ve Given To Amazon

I’m not sure what to do with this, but it’s worth considering the possible jeopardy we put ourselves in by letting secular companies be the gatekeepers of Christian knowledge.

Discipling Guys

This article is aimed at pastors but applies to any man seeking to raise up other godly men.

Wanted: More Older Women Discipling Younger Women

In the same vein, here’s something directed at the ladies. I hope many of you take it to heart and find fresh encouragement and motivation.

A Review of the Christian Standard Bible

Now and then, I get questions about which translation to use. Here’s an overview of a newer translation that is highly regarded for its balance of accuracy and readability.

ABOUT — The Sunday Reader shares articles we've found particularly insightful, thought-provoking, or edifying this week. While not always representing the views of our Pastors and Elders, these selections offer a mix of viewpoints to broaden and frame your understanding of God, Scripture, ourselves, and the world we serve in Christ's name.

Rev. Michael Spotts

Pastor Michael has been involved in ministry for over ten years. Before his ordination at Phoenix URC, he participated in foreign missions (Australia, Russia). He holds an Assoc. in Biblical Studies (2004) and an M.Div (WSCAL, 2016). 

Prior to ministry, he owned a commercial photography business for ten years. He still enjoys shooting landscape photos.