This week’s deals from Westminster Books feature the complete collection of books published by Cruciform Press (which, as you know, I co-founded). You’ll find a lot there, of course, including my books Sexual Detox and Do More Better.
“Because God hates evil and evil-doers (see Psalms 5:5; 11:5), he teaches that genuine love cannot turn a blind eye to sin, it must rejoice with the truth (1 Corinthians 13:5).”
Jared Wilson: “The way we are typically programmed to measure the success of our ministries sets us up for hollow victory and desperate failure. But this is not to say we should never do any measuring. It is only to say that what we measure and how we measure shows where our confidence lies.”
“We still will taste the tyranny of death. And so, grief is appropriate. But we who believe in Jesus also will experience a resurrection into eternal life. And so, we grieve with hope.”
Sometimes we understand things best by turning them around and seeing them backward.
One of my very favorite things is Al Mohler’s annual summer reading list. “My summer reading stack has multiplied into stacks, but in this list I share ten that I have found particularly interesting, timely, and worth the investment of summer hours. As usual for this annual list, the books are non-fiction and tilted toward history.” And that suits me just fine.
This Day in 1752. 264 years ago today, Ben Franklin carried out his famous electrical experiment with his kite. Thomas Kidd discusses its unexpected spiritual significance.
This video is a pretty good parody of TED talks and similar productions.
I think some of you will find a lot of hope and encouragement in this story of God’s saving grace.
This one goes back a couple of years now but is still true. “I spoke to Aileen and together we jotted down a bit of what we’ve learned from having three children in public schools. Here are ten lessons from ten years of public schooling…”
The Jesus admired by liberals and skeptics would never have been convicted of blasphemy and crucified. —Michael Horton