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W4YW-6

Your weekly installment of what we’ve been reading (and watching) around the web.

Video of the Week

How Can I Improve My Prayer Life? Donald Whitney. This is a common struggle for nearly every Christian I (Chris) know. (If it’s not a struggle for you, please stand up.) That struggle? In our hearts, we have a very real desire to pray. But we also have a wealth of experience that says, “When I pray, it’s boring.” Whitney offers a solution that many of us have heard but few know how to apply: pray the Bible. Spend six minutes with this video and learn how you (yes, you) can pray through Scripture.

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W4YW-7

Your weekly installment of what we’ve been reading (and watching) around the web.

Chart of the Week

Six Areas of Christian Growth, Jason Gaston. The Christian life is a long process of becoming like Christ. That process—what theologians call sanctification—can often be hard to quantify. How can we know if we’re actually growing? Gaston, one of the Summit’s pastors, offers a tidy little chart, summarizing all of the ways that the Bible talks about our growth in Christ. It’s a helpful way to visualize how the gospel affects our everyday life.

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W4YW-3

Your weekly installment of what we’ve been reading (and watching) around the web.

Video of the Week

The (Not So) United States of America, Andy Stanley.  Is it possible for the church to bridge the divide when compassion and national security collide? Stanley says yes. This is a great talk about refugees, religious liberty, and what to do when the church doesn’t agree politically. We may not agree on many of the specifics in these debates, but we can all agree that every human being has inherent value.

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