Five to Live By

Linking you to the top 5 Christian blog posts of the week—posts that provide robust, rich, and relevant insights for living. 

Complete Healing

Imagine a blog where every post is a prayer. I have to admit, to my shame, that when I first heard about it, I wasn’t interested. Now I never miss it. Pastor Scotty Smith blogs at the Gospel Coalition blog site and every post is a prayer based upon a Scripture. Revelation 22:1-2 is the basis for this post about our longing for our final and complete healing: A Prayer of Longing for the Healing Power of Jesus.  

Affectionate Sovereignty 

Pastor Steven Furtick ponders praying to our God who is Infinite but Intimate.

Waste Your Life: Retire!

Wow! A powerful, thought-provoking, brief video by John Piper attacks the attraction of retirement. Be challenged to think about your future (on earth and your eternal reward) in Decide to Abandon Retirement

I’ve Seen It So Many Times

Scott Williams at When Big Is the New Small exposes the waste When Organizations Bury High Capacity Talent. I’ve seen it happen scores of times in Christian organizations—usually because Christian “leaders” are intimidated by high capacity talent. 


Robyn Huck of CCEF has been blogging her grief experience on the loss of her father. In Part 5 (with links at the end to Parts 1-4), she wonders about the word “Recovery.” Read her thoughts in Is My Goal Recovery?

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