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Pornography: The Difference Being a Parent Makes – Al Moher: Steve Jobs is a businessman of unquestioned ability, a technological wizard, and one of the greatest orchestrators of ‘cool’ in world history. Nevertheless, he has not been known as a critic of pornography … until now.

Moishe Rosen, 1932 – 2010 – Ray Ortlund writes about Moishe Rosen, founder of Jews for Jesus, who went to be with the Lord last week. The New York Times writes about him as well.

Can an Individual Interpret Scripture? – Mounce answers this question. “2 Pet 1:20-21 are important verses for our doctrine of Scripture, and so it should come as no surprise that there are some differences of opinion on the meaning of the passage.”

Nike has taken the wraps off their big World Cup advertisement. I find it very interesting from this perspective: could an “outsider” look at this ad and think it’s anything but idolatry? Are we not making these men into gods? It is a brilliant ad, not doubt, but seems to highlight the way we idolize athletes and athletics today.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idLG6jh23yE&hl=en_US&fs=1&

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