A La Carte (12/12)
Good words from Russell Moore (posting at his new site): “A parent who will not discipline a child for disobedience, or who is inconsistent in doing so, is teaching that child not to expect consequences for behavior. In short, a parent who will not discipline is denying the doctrine of hell.”
Mark Driscoll writes about the value of silence. “As I drifted off to sleep, it dawned on me that I had not had one minute of silence during my entire day. It was possible, I realized, that I could live the rest of my life without ever again experiencing silence.”
From the Versace Vacuum to the Brand of Brothers
Carl Trueman begins a good article with these memorable words: “What do brainless and temperamental supermodel, Naomi Campbell, and certain leading figures in American evangelical Christianity have in common?”
Plastic Surgery for the Dead
Vanity taken to the extreme.
Google Zeitgeist 2008
I’m sure there are lots of interesting cultural and sociological studies that can be done (and already have been done) on this information.
The Mommy Wars
Boundless has posted a good excerpt from Carolyn McCulley’s Radical Womanhood that deals with the mommy wars.
39 Lessons, 20 Tips and 10 “Don’ts” For Parenting
Matt Schmucker of IX Marks posts 39 Lessons, 20 Tips and 10 “Don’ts” For Parenting.
Deal of the Day: In the Splendor of Holiness
This book seeks to rediscover the beauty of Reformed worship. “In the Splendor of Holiness is a book that takes us by the hand and leads us back to the basics of Biblical worship. A useful resource for small groups, Sunday Schools, and new member classes, this study encourages the recovery of worship that is unashamedly God-centered and manifestly Scriptural.” It is discounted today only.