Today’s Kindle deals include a selection of good picks from Crossway as well as a few others that are worth a peek.
There are some interesting insights into Eddie Long and megachurches in this article from CNN. Like this: “Here’s a dirty little secret about so many pastors: They like to preach to large crowds, but they don’t particularly like being around them.”
Creation Ministries International has a long profile on Margaret Sanger. “She lived and died by her credo published in the Woman Rebel, namely ‘The Right to be Lazy. The Right to be an Unmarried Mother. The Right to Destroy. The Right to Create. The Right to Live and the Right to Love.’”
Here’s a nice little overview of Homer’s “Odyssey” in case you’ve ever thought of reading it to see what the fuss is all about.
Erik Raymond wonders if our focus on the never-ending news cycle is taking our eyes off what matters most.
“Witness to a phenomenon few have ever seen before, I slipped beneath the ocean’s surface to find myself submerged alongside hundreds, maybe thousands, of sperm whales — one of the largest and most magnificent cetaceans of the sea — engaged in a dramatic frenzy of physical contact and biosonar communication.”
Here’s an interesting look at one way the gospel goes forward into new territory.
This Day in 1564. 453 years ago today John Calvin was carried to a church in a chair to preach his last sermon 3 months before his death. *
It’s called the “Wood Wide Web,” apparently.
I’m with David on this one. What good are accomplishments if they are all thrown away at the end of life?
I love reading books on prayer, but sometimes I wonder if I like reading books on prayer more than I like praying. Reading comes naturally to me, prayer does not. Reading is easy to understand, prayer is not.
The sharp two-edged sword of the word of God is without a dull book, blunt chapter, or even a flat verse.—Steve Lawson