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Driving Away First-Time Guests - Thom Rainer gives the results of an informal poll that looks at what drives away first-time guests at a church.
Olympic Bowling - Seriously? Yes, seriously. Bowling is trying to work its way into the Olympics.
More Important Than Getting Things Done - I enjoyed this short video.
Unsavable People - Do you think there are some people who are unsavable?
Endless, Bottomless, Boundless Grace and Compassion - Sinclair Ferguson: “The New Testament’s most frequent, and indeed most basic, description of the believer is that he or she is a person ‘in Christ.’”
A Catholic Schism - “A Catholic church schism under Pope Francis isn’t out of the question. The conservative backlash against the liberal pope’s authority has been fierce, and is gathering momentum.
A man may easier see without eyes, speak without a tongue, than truly mortify one sin without the Spirit. —John Owen