I wasn’t able to pull up any significant Kindle deals today, so we’ll hope for better things tomorrow. There are definitely some good ones coming next week. In the meantime, enjoy these articles:
Carl Trueman: “For me, this kind of teaching is an act of rebellion in this present age—an attempt in some small way to convey the idea that the world is given, not constructed, and that meaning is to be found, not created. A good teacher must always be driven by conviction—that the world is and that it has meaning, and that it is so much bigger than any one person can ever apprehend.”
It’s no small thing to kill off the headphone jack on the new iPhone. Here is Apple’s defense of an unpopular but widely expected decision.
George Guthrie: “The Old Testament narrative material is great literature, and the people, events, power struggles, personal crises, and hope we find in these stories often are as relevant as this morning’s news. Thus, the Old Testament stories, read in the right way, form an indispensable resource for Christian living.” He offers some tips on reading those stories the right way.
Marvin Olasky has a survivor’s guide for higher education. “How, then, should Christian students prepare to be active but not belligerent in class discussions? (And, let’s be frank: Students who want to glorify God still do not want to be academic-suicide bombers stuck with scarlet F’s on their transcripts.) Here are seven pieces of advice…”
This Day in 1912. 104 years ago today young millionaire William Whiting offered himself to China Inland Mission. After touring the world at 16, Whiting woke to the desperate need of bringing the gospel to Chinese Muslims. *
Looks like the ESV has reached its final edition with 52 last word changes. “All future Crossway editions of the ESV, therefore, will contain the Permanent Text of the ESV Bible—unchanged throughout the life of the copyright, in perpetuity.”
Here’s the story behind one of the most well-known photos of 9/11.
Thomas Schreiner provides a brief biography (based on a longer biography) of a man many of us have encountered through his commentaries: Leon Morris.
I was recently a guest on the Inner Revolution podcast. You can listen in if you’re interested.
As Christians, we ought to have the highest compassion for people who are victims of sin.
Surprisingly, the key to a good marriage is not to pursue a good marriage, but to pursue the honor of God.—Christopher Ash