Open Letter to a Daughter-in-Law - This is a really sweet letter from a grandmother-to-be to her daughter-in-law. A taste: “Your calling will be to love your baby boy like Jesus loves him. And that will entail a million little self-sacrifices, dying again and again to yourself over the course of the rest of your life.”
The Brokenhearted Evangelist - This excellent book, by Jeremy Walker, is down to $2.99 for the Kindle edition.
Tone of Voice - Lore Ferguson offers some good thoughts on tone of voice both online and offline.
How Old Were You? - Here’s an account of the heartbreaking hashtag #HowOldWereYou. (As for me, I was eleven when the school janitor began trying to groom me.)
It’s Abuse, Not an Affair - Related to the last link: I missed some hashtag activism late last week in response to an article in Leadership Journal. Ed Stetzer summarizes and tells why it matters.
Abdella Abraham Ascol—A Tribute - Tom Ascol has a powerful tribute to his father.
Why Your Church Needs the Trinity - Sam Allberry: “Some things naturally belong together: Laurel and Hardy; Morecombe and Wise; bananas and custard; Star Trek and singleness. Most of us would probably not add to this list ‘Church and the doctrine of the Trinity.’” But we should…
Stories of My Dad - I love stories like these, from Ray Ortlund.
Are you too bad to receive grace? How could you be too bad to receive what is for the bad? —David Powlison