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We all know that it’s going on, but this article actually explains Why Airlines Want to Make You Suffer. The short answer: The worse the normal experience, the greater the likelihood you’ll pay for upgrades.
Is Your Church Functionally Liberal? It’s not always as simple as we make it. “The liberal churches I’ve known are not openly hostile to the Bible. They like the Bible. They want their preacher to use the Bible.”
This is a fascinating article about the way Tom Brady prepares himself and keeps himself going. Paul must have been thinking of guys like this when he used all those athletic metaphors in his epistles.
Here is another powerful article from Lore Ferguson. Her theme: You Ask Not Because You Have Received Not.
Don’t miss this article from Gavin Ortlund: What Kind of a Thing Is the Bible?
If you’re up for some more longform reading, here’s a good one: What Happened When Marissa Mayer Tried To Be Steve Jobs? Hint: It didn’t go well.
Thanks to Reformed Presbyterian Theology Seminary for sponsoring the blog this week with the article So What Are You Waiting For?
The question shouldn’t be, “Is it okay for me to have some nice stuff?” The real question is, “If I don’t have nice stuff, will my spirit be okay with that? —Dave Ramsey