I did not come across any new and noteworthy Kindle deals today. If you’re in the mood for some reading, perhaps browse through this week’s A La Carte entries and look for the many deals I listed there. (I lied: True Friendship by Vaughan Roberts is great value at $2.99.)
“We, in the Calvinistic and Reformed church, have not done justice to the Scripture’s teaching on this matter. We often rightly respond to the ‘Left Behind’ industry with dismay and sarcasm. In so doing, however, we have, perhaps inadvertently failed to sufficiently and soberly grasp Scripture’s teaching on this period of history which will be instrumental in bringing about a catastrophic and irreversible apostasy.”
I think you will enjoy this brief, challenging excerpt from an interview with Sinclair Ferguson.
This is a wise and challenging reflection on modern technologies and the ways they captivate us.
Edmondo Sanganyado had the novel idea of writing a long list of people to ask how to become a better theologian. The results are quite interesting, I think.
I’m not convinced by the solution offered in this article, but I do think the author does a good job of explaining why Christian movies can be so disappointing.
Tomorrow in 1593. 423 years ago tomorrow, English poet George Herbert was born. *
Barnabas Piper talks about a recent locker room scandal: “When expressions of friendship and manhood mean covering up the misdeeds of another, especially from the one being wronged, it is neither friendship nor manhood—it is twisted cowardice.”
This article is, to my knowledge, the most recent in a chain of respectful back-and-forth arguments that included my recent entry on Ken Ham and his view of evolution.
Thanks to P&R for sponsoring the blog this week with “The Top 10 Books on Reconciling Divine Sovereignty and Free Will.”
There is never a holy sigh, never a tear we shed, which is lost. —Richard Sibbes