I was not able to scrounge up any new Kindle deals today, though I know there will be some good ones coming next week (with the start of a new week and the start of a new month). Stay tuned to the Kindle Deals for Christians page.
Yesterday brought the news that Alec Motyer, a prominent Old Testament scholar and commentator, had died. Justin Taylor provides an obituary.
Michael Bird makes a very reasonable case against same-sex marriage. You may need to do a bit of translation from his Australian context, but it still holds up well on this side of the Pacific.
“When my children were little, it seemed so much more straightforward. I prayed for wisdom to know what to say; now, I pray for wisdom to know if I should say anything. That is one of the hardest things I have learned as my kids have grown up: knowing when to speak.”
Escape rooms have suddenly become all the rage. This article tells where and how they began (and why that’s not a surprise).
I’ve read quite a few responses to David Gushee’s recent column at Religion News Service. I do believe this is the best.
This Day in 1960. 56 years ago today Mark Dever was born. Happy birthday, Mark!
Yes, even Protestants can and should ask this question.
Here’s all you need to know about dress shoes for men. File it away because you’ll want to refer to it at some point!
“Chinese American sociologists, historians, and theologians, and even the Pew Research Center all confirm the fact that Asian American Christians are predominantly conservative evangelicals, as opposed to liberal Protestants, Roman Catholics, or Eastern Orthodox.” Why?
Drawing some lessons about the moral sewage flowing downstream.
I’m thankful to MBTS for sponsoring the blog this week with “The Pastor as Renaissance Man.”
A life of humility is not an option for a believer to choose or reject. It is a command of God. —Jerry Bridges