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I’m really thankful for Andy Naselli’s encouraging review of Do More Better. While he was already well-organized and productive, he lays out some specific ways he found it helpful. Also, the book is now available in Audiobook format.
Here’s a new page and video from John Piper and Desiring God. Piper models how to pray the Lord’s Prayer.
Peter Jones writes about the worldview implications of the new Star Wars film. “The appearance of a new episode of the Star Wars film series is an important moment for Christian witness.”
This is a top-notch article from Jason Helopoulos. “Christian parenting is an odd endeavor and Christian parents are a rare breed. Here are some of the things that make Christian parenting a unique thing in this fallen world…”
Erik Raymond lays out one way (though certainly not the only way) to have an intentional life of prayer.
This is an amazing data visualization.
This Day in 1867. 148 years ago today, missionary to India Amy Carmichael was born. *
This is a really interesting video about the experience and day-to-day challenges of deafness.
You may have heard of the Wheaton College professor who decided to wear a hijab to show Advent solidarity with Muslims and who made some startling comments about Islam. Christianity Today tells about the college’s response.
There is nothing in the law of God that will rob you of happiness; it only denies you that which would cost you sorrow. —C.H. Spurgeon