Monday Motivation consists of links to articles, books, podcasts and/or music I am enjoying at the moment. I hope that they bless you as you begin your work week.
Thai boy rescued from cave recounts harrowing ordeal one year later: ‘God answered me’
Here is a short quote from Adun, the only Christian among the 13 boys: “Help came from God during the hardest time,” Adun said. “I very intently prayed, and God answered me with His help. It was me and God together facing that situation, and I am thankful to Him for helping me get out of the cave.” (source: Fox News)
How the Shortage of Young Men in Churches Affects Marriage
Editor at the Gospel Coalition, Joe Carter, examines the recent data coming out of the Institute for Family Studies. What do you think? Did you meet your spouse in the church? (source: the Gospel Coalition)
Facebook’s AI team maps the whole population of Africa
I thought that these maps were fascinating. I am curious to see how missions agencies and NGOs will use this information in the days to come. (source: Tech Crunch)
Greg Laurie: Johnny Cash Sometimes Heard Holy Spirit Say, ‘I Still Love You’
American evangelist, Greg Laurie, takes a look at the faith of the Man in Black himself, Johnny Cash. I believe he has also written a book about Johnny Cash’s relationship with Lord. Be sure to check it out! (source: Charisma News)
Mexican pastor shot and killed after Sunday church service
On a much more serious note, be praying about this situation in Mexico. May God strengthen the families and congregation directly affected by this tragedy. Lord, come soon. (source: Christian Post)
Planned Parenthood Refuses Title X Funding in Response to Trump Administration Restrictions
“Prior to its withdrawal, Planned Parenthood was receiving $60 million of the $286 million allocated annually through Title X. The organization will continue to receive roughly $500 million in annual Medicaid reimbursements from the federal government.” (source: National Review)
Watch the animated film “The Pilgrim’s Progress” for Free (2 days only)
Here is the trailer!