Cruciform Press has just released a book on this challenging subject that Ed Welch calls “an important next step for Christian literature on same-sex attraction.” You can buy it in print and ebook formats, read an extended excerpt, and for a limited time get a free copy if you’re the book-reviewing type. (You can also buy it at Amazon.)
“Undisturbed Places is a project made in Namibia and Botswana during Namib & Kalahari Desert Astroexpedition, organized by Safra-Go. Taking part in a month-long journey, I was able to collect 2TB of timelapse footage. What you are about to watch is a selection of the most beautiful locations I was able to film.”
Carl Trueman has another good column. “As a teacher of history, I often wonder why history as a discipline occupies such a low place in today’s society. When I tell people at parties that I teach church history, it is hard to tell whether it is the church or the history part which more marks me out as a sociopathic weirdo. Indeed, there are few trades which seem more irrelevant today than the traditional study of the past.”
Wendy Alsup looks at the modern-dy phenomenon of nude selfies and what it really means.
The new issue of Credo magazine is available for free download. “In this issue of Credo Magazine we aim to help pastors and churchgoers alike recover a love for Bible-preaching. Several contempoary pastors explain what expositional preaching is, why it matters so much, and how churches today can recover the expository sermon in the pulpit.”
This Day in 1930. 86 years ago today, Harry Ironside preached his first sermon at Moody Memorial Church. *
Westminster Books is selling the Heritage ESV at a steep discount. Scroll down for a second deal.
I have noticed this. John Dyer explains why it is.
You are more than your habits, but not less. “At the heart of habit is the brilliance of our Creator. Making decisions takes time and energy, and habits keep us from having to make the same decisions over and over again.”
Repentance is more than a repeated apology.—Kevin DeYoung