five on Friday

“The Bible’s purpose is not so much to show you how to live a good life. The Bible’s purpose is to show you how God’s grace breaks into your life against your will and saves you from the sin and brokenness otherwise you would never be able to overcome…the Gospel is, ‘if you are absolutely accepted, and sure you’re accepted, only then will you ever begin to obey.’” Tim Keller

1 Fifteen things that happy people don’t care for….. Interesting stuff.
2 ‘Scruffy hospitality’ and the kingdom of God. What does this look like for you? 
3 Ten reasons to memorise large chunks of the bible. More bible is always right!
4 Eight Michael Frost writing summary moments. Great taster content here.
A prayer of presence, by the talented Lucy Mills.