In an effort to provide some various viewpoints on common topics important to men, we will host a Blog Carnival the first week of every month. For those who may not know what a “Blog Carnival” is, it is simply a collection of submitted blog posts on a particular topic or forum.
This month, we have a host of topics from personal finance to being a dad to… well, let’s just get started.
Redistribution of Wealth- Is it Biblical?
This post is from Steven Toschlog who works as an accountant in Richmond, Indiana. Wealth redistribution is a hot political topic these days. Some argue President Obama’s economic policies are essentially moving money from one group of people to another by raising and lower taxes accordingly. The term “wealth redistribution”, equated to socialism by some, could be defined as taking money from the rich and giving it to the middle class or poor. Whether you agree with this definition of wealth redistribution or the use of the term itself, Jesus Himself supports it, but in reverse…. Read more by clicking here.
A Father’s Love
This is post, although relatively short, is a great read for fathers. Perhaps one of my favorite portions of this post states: “The truly amazing thing is that God loves us even more than we can love our own children. I often sit and think about how remarkable that really is. His love for us is unending. He gave his life on the cross so that we could be free to have a life in heaven with him.” To continue reading this great article, click here.
Parenting Spiritual Champions
Another post related to Christian Dads is this one from Legacy Dad. This blog post looks at some real world statistics on parents who have raised Spiritual Champions.-children who are now adults and consider themselves active, saved Christians who are still working on spiritual growth as young adults or parents themselves. This is a must read for fathers wanting to get some tips for raising their own Christian Warriors. To enjoy this great read, click here.
I know I struggle with fatherly guilt. In this post from Different Frequencies Same Radio, the dynamics of how we, as fathers, spend time with our wives and kids is discussed. I know any dad would be able to identify with the points in this great article. Click here to read more.
Joseph-Father of Jesus
Talk about a tough fatherly role… imagine being Joseph, asked to be the fatherly role model for Christ. No pressure there! In this post from Bible SEO, there are great points about Joseph’s life and all of us could stand to walk in his footsteps. This is a great format for male readers… click here to read more.
A Simple Word
I am constantly convicted on my choice and use of words. In this post from Vida Nueva Christian Ministries, the post goes over some great key points to consider when using words. I know this will be one I choose to refer back to often, I hope you will too. Click here to read this great post.
How to Overcome Temptation
Yet another great post from Bible SEO. The title says enough. If you like a systematic style of reading and studying God’s word, this blog is a great resource. Click here to read this particular blog post.
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About the Writer:
Trent Cotton has spent a number of years in management and business consulting. After spending some time in the field, he joined the HR department, beginning in recruiting and eventually serving as the Department Head of HR for one of the major lines of business. With such a varied background, he works to bring all of these together to help churches and other Christian organizations incorporate some common business practices into their ministries to enable them to better serve the Kingdom. He currently works for SourcePointe, an HR Outsourcing Agency while continuing to own and operate Christian Management Consulting as a ministry. In his free time, he also writes a lot on Church Development as a Church Consultant.