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A La Carte (5/7)
May 07, 2013
Discipleship as Network - Yancey Arrington has a very helpful look at discipleship. “Let me very clear, I think one-on-one discipleship is a legitimate, beneficial avenue of discipleship. I’ve done it and will do it in some fashion in the future. However, I would argue that more than merely one-on-one ratios, most discipleship is found in a network of relationships.”
A Hated Minority - An article at CNN considers that Christians’ view of homosexuality may soon make them a hated minority. “Sprigg and other evangelicals say changing attitudes toward homosexuality have created a new victim: closeted Christians who believe the Bible condemns homosexuality but will not say so publicly for fear of being labeled a hateful bigot.”
Cameristas - Here is an article and a video from the New York Times. The video displays and describes some of the most iconic photographs from the Civil War.
The Snowstorm and the Suffering Servant - “In a raging storm in a rural town on the coast of Japan, a man and his daughter huddled against a warehouse. They held one another, they felt the fury of the wind and the snow, and they fought for life. In early March of this year, a major snowstorm hit northern Japan. In the rural town of Yubetsu (in Hokkaido), it stranded a father, Mikio Okada, and his daughter, Natsune, in a snow bank.”
Who Really Runs Wikipedia? - Wikipedia’s success, and even its existence, continues to baffle me. This article from The Economist asks who really runs and controls the site.
The Supremacy of Christ - This is a fantastic presentation of the gospel.
If you read history you will find that the Christians who did most for the present world were just those who did most for the next. —C.S. Lewis