Kindle devices are significantly discounted this week as part of Amazon’s Black Friday sale.
You might be interested in reading or listening to this piece from Dr. Mohler who talks about fake news and the destabilization of the media.
This year’s Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2016 is one we have begun to hear a lot: post-truth. You can read about it and the other finalists at Oxford’s site.
“From the public announcements both of her divorce and her new dating relationship, she wants us to understand this: The greatest gift any of us gives to the world is our true self. Let’s not look to anyone else for permission or feel any obligation for explanation. Humans flourish as they obey their desires.”
This is absolutely true: “When we outsource our women’s events to national conferences or local gatherings led by piped in speakers, we should not be surprised when women find their gurus among internet sensations and New York Times bestsellers, or, consequently, when they find their theology informed more by those leaders than they find it in one sermon once a week—especially if they’re a young mom who ends up missing most of the sermon because of young children.”
People have lots of questions about Down Syndrome, so The Canadian Down Syndrome Society searched the most asked questions online and launched a new campaign to answer them. They simply asked people with Down Syndrome to provide answers. Brilliant!
Josh helpfully lays out the difference between two very different things.
This Day in 1963. 53 years ago today British scholar and famed author of ‘Mere Christianity,’ C.S. Lewis, died. His death was overshadowed by the assassination of John F. Kennedy which took place on the same day.
“Since its founding, the church has brought together people from various backgrounds and political persuasions, including Simon the zealot and Matthew the tax collector—two of Jesus’ disciples.”
One reason I love to read Atlas Obscura is because of the bizarre things they dig up. Like this touring ensemble from Japan that plays the theremin, but first puts it inside a Russian nesting doll. You just have to see/hear it.
Yes, please. We could use some of this. What is magnanimity? Merriam-Webster defines it as “loftiness of spirit enabling one to bear trouble calmly, to disdain meanness and pettiness, and to display a noble generosity.”
This article goes back a few years, but the point still stands: What are we doing in all that time we give to Facebook?
The only thing that the church can provide to the world that is truly unique is the gospel.—Michael Horton