Jared Wilson fills you in. (So, too, does Mark Jones at a different site.)
This is so true: “This strict, make-every-book-count approach drained the fun out of reading. It left no room for fiction, and I started to read fewer books overall. I grew tired of rising to intellectual heights every time I found my bookmark.”
This story comes from a Pregnancy Care Centre in this area. Karmyn tells what it was like to grow up as an adopted child and then meet her birth mother. She also talks about a defining moment in her life: discovering she was conceived through rape.
Trevin Wax continues his skilled cultural analysis, this time looking at actvists at colleges. “In most cases, the activists and their opponents all share the same worldview. They are multicultural, educated, and liberal in their politics. But they are caught between the ideal of free expression and the reality of identity politics.”
Mike Rowe has some good counsel for young people: Don’t follow your passion. Kind of.
The Washington Post tells what it’s like to grow up as a girl in this strange new age.
This Day in 1834. 182 years ago today, William Carey, the Baptist “Father of Modern Protestant Missions,” died. *
This is a fascinating visualization of a great piece of music.
Someone recently asked, “I’m an Atheist. So Why Can’t I Shake God?” That’s a great question that the Bible is happy to answer.
This was an attempt to review the mega-selling book for teens, The Fault in Our Stars. “As far as I can see, Green has not written teens as they are, but as they’d like to be perceived.”
The right manner of growth is to grow less in one’s own eyes.—Thomas Watson