There’s just one new Kindle deal today: God’s Smuggler by Brother Andrew ($1.99). Before the week ends and prices return to normal, you may want to revisit Crossway’s sale on some of their new books: A Loving Life by Paul Miller ($5.99); God in the Whirlwind by David Wells ($5.99); Finishing Our Course with Joy by J.I. Packer ($3.99); What’s Your Worldview? by James Anderson ($4.99).
Reading Reimagined - You can probably read way faster than you think you can. Click the link, then click on the cell phone to give it a try.
For Moms Stuck Inside - Here’s an article for moms who are feeling cooped up during a long winter. “But once Christmas is behind you and you are facing a couple months or more of bad weather, it’s easy to feel down. This is especially true if you’re a mother of young children and you are more confined to your house than usual.”
Surface Appearances - Doug Wilson on Son of God: “[W]e have yet another Jesus who perpetuates our perennial and mule-headed idea that holiness consists of one part anemia, one part effeminacy, two parts stoner-mystique, and one part slight constipation, this time with a British accent. But I don’t want a Russell Brand Jesus.”
What Put Blockbuster Out of Business? - This is a fascinating infographic that shows the battle between Netflix and Blockbuster.
The Jesus Lens or the Jesus Tea-Strainer? - Andrew Wilson: “I don’t think Steve Chalke, Brian McLaren, Tony Campolo, Rob Bell and co are reading the Bible through a Jesus lens, as much as they are reading Jesus through a selective, progressive postmodern lens, and then reading the rest of the Bible through that.”
If you’re a beast in the pulpit but a coward in your neighborhood, something has gone wrong. —Matt Chandler