Today’s Kindle deals include a tremendous list from Crossway (including titles by John Piper, Bruce Ware, and others) as well as a good selection from other publishers.
We’ve all had experiences like this, right? “Did anything really ‘happen’ during my reading? Did the Bible make any difference? Why should I even continue when it just feels like I’m going through the motions?”
They bash their heads against trees at high speeds all day long. Yet they don’t get concussions. How’s that possible?
Here’s a fascinating first-person account of a typical Lord’s Day in the Reformed Presbyterian Church in Bloomington, Indiana in the 1850s.
Here are 3 simple reminders about dating well.
This is a tediously accurate but amazing scale model of the solar system.
This Day in 1950. 66 years ago today Southern Baptist missionary Bill Wallace was taken from his home in China and imprisoned on phony charges. He spent his final days witnessing to anyone who passed his cell before being murdered by guards. *
This is a good one: “Christmas wasn’t mandated by God; it’s a relic of our culture. To whatever extent it can be helpful to us in our walk with Christ without dominating us, let’s embrace it.”
Up for a longform read? Here’s a sad, strange one about an American leader within the Islamic State. “John Georgelas was a military brat, a drug enthusiast, a precocious underachiever born in Texas. Now he is a prominent figure within the Islamic State. Here’s the never-before-reported story of his long and troubling journey.”
John Piper answers this one.
What if I rebrand this site Reformed People and make it the gossip rag, the tabloid, of the Reformed world? This much is true: I would never run out of people to discuss and evaluate.
Sinners are at war with God, and, worse, God is at war with sinners. But He offers term of peace in the blood of the cross.—Steve Lawson