Today’s Kindle deals include three books you might like to check out.
Westminster Books has a deal on a solid new resource on worship.
(Yesterday on the blog: Christians, Mentors, and Mentoring)
“God’s metrics are not our metrics. The way in which we seek to measure fruitfulness and faithfulness is often quite skewed. No one understood the issue of faithfulness and fruitfulness so well as the great Apostle Paul. In 1 Corinthians 3, he first explained the nature of a fruitful Gospel ministry by drawing off of the farming metaphor”
I had often wondered about this. “There was a time in Great Britain when having windows in homes and buildings were prohibitively expensive. That time began in 1696 with the introduction of the much-despised window tax, that levied tax on property owners based on the number of windows or window-like openings the property had. The details of the tax kept changing with time, but the basic premise was that the more windows the house had, the more tax the owner had to pay.”
“Feel like you have to always use your phone? You’re not the only one – technology companies use psychological tricks to get you hooked to your phone.” It’s good to know about them.
There is a new issue of the 9Marks Journal available for reading online or free download.
Racial Reconciliation: What We (Mostly, Almost) All Agree On, and What We (Likely) Still Don’t Agree On
Kevin DeYoung tries to bring clarity to the confusion.
Here are some simple and some not-so-simple ways to protect yourself from the internet.
Here is the first of these 10 commandments of progressive Christianity. “Jesus is a model for living more than an object of worship.”
When our churches turned away from hymnals to instead sing lyrics projected on a screen, here is some of what we gained.
God’s promises are longer than life, broader than sin, deeper than the grave, and higher than the clouds.—C.H. Spurgeon