“If a horrific act of murder happens somewhere in the world, but you don’t blog within minutes about it, or Tweet about What It All Means…do you still care?” This is the kind of question we need to ask in a social media world.
This episode of The Mortification of Spin deals with an ugly topic (sex trafficking) but in a very helpful way. I was both grieved and encouraged in listening to it.
J. Warner Wallace: “Even if the gospels were written early enough to have been authored by eyewitnesses, wouldn’t 15-20 years be enough time for the authors to forget something important or add something errant, especially if they were only retelling the story orally?”
“There’s more than a little irony to the impending collapse of Barnes & Noble. The mega-retailer that drove many small, independent booksellers out of business is now being done in by the rise of Amazon. But while many book lovers may be tempted to gloat, the death of Barnes & Noble would be catastrophic—not just for publishing houses and the writers they publish, but for American culture as a whole.”
Kim Shay: “I recently read a woman’s view that as long as one sheltered her children from unbelievers enough, she would never need to worry about kids dating unbelievers or dabbling in the world. I still squirm at the notion that our children’s spiritual development is simply a matter of controlling their environment. The reality is that good parents raise kids who do unwise things. When we’re young, we’re tempted to think our kids will never do that! Sometimes, they do. I hope this provides encouragement for some today.”
Here is a great place to begin with Scripture memorization.
This Day in 1954. 62 years ago today, Randy Alcorn was born. Happy birthday, Randy!
I guess it may be a bit of a commercial, but I really enjoyed this video on how the traffic app Waze works.
Here’s another attempt to distil it down to its essence without using any of the Latin words.
“Why this fear? Why this agony? Why these sleepless nights? It is the uncertainty of it, I’m sure. It is the uncertainty of where our choices may lead.”
Nobody today seems to think that God is dangerous. And that is itself a dangerous oversight.—Michael Horton