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January 26, 2012
9Marks Books on Sale - Westminster Books has all of the 9Marks books on sale. This is a great time to stock up on some really good books, including a brand new one from Thabiti Anyabwile.
Teens and Porn - Courtesy of Covenant Eyes, here’s an infographic with 10 stats you need to know when it comes to teens and pornography. For example, only 3% of teenaged boys and 17% of girls have not seen Internet porn. In a somewhat similar vein, here’s an infographic about the Millennial generation.
An Announcement about Mahaney - Dave Harvey: “In July 2011, Sovereign Grace Ministries (SGM) installed an interim Board of Directors. Our primary task was to determine C.J. Mahaney’s fitness to serve SGM as President in light of accusations made against him by a former SGM leader. … After examining the reports of these three review panels, we find nothing in them that would disqualify C.J. from his role as President, nor do they in any way call into question his fitness for gospel ministry. Therefore the Board has decided unanimously to return C.J. to the office of President, effective immediately.”
The Worst Sin? - I appreciate the tone of this article. The author asks, “Is homosexuality the worst sin of all?”
Postpone College? - Forbes asks if all those high-schoolers out there waiting for acceptance letters should first consider taking time to do something else. “To that end, I propose a theoretical pre-college regimen called ‘grownup training.’ Specifically: six months spent working in a factory, six in a restaurant, six on a farm and six in the military or performing another public service such as building houses, teaching algebra or changing bedpans.”
Sleight-of-Hand - This guy is phenomenal.
He who tells little lies, will soon think nothing of great ones, for the principle is the same. —C.H. Spurgeon