Today’s Kindle deals include: The Seven Saying of the Savior on the Cross by A.W. Pink, The Dating Manifesto by Lisa Anderson, Romans by Charles Hodge, and And He Dwelt Among Us by A.W. Tozer.
Sinclair Ferguson has a new book out that looks excellent. Westminster Books has it discounted as their deal of the week.
“It seems to me that we live in an era of American culture that is awash in the cheap and unsatisfying.” This is true of entertainment, to be sure. But true of more as well.
Stephen Kneale interacts with the article I wrote yesterday about the missing elements of modern worship and focuses on pragmatism.
This is heartbreaking: “If I could only make one argument to the seventeen-year-old me, and it’s the point I want to make to every young woman who comes here looking for advice in regards to sexting, it is this: Those pictures never go away. Ever.”
This story from the BBC should not be surprising: “While most people wouldn’t give up longing for financial wealth, those who’ve experienced living the dream say it can be isolating and that their lives often look rosier from the outside.”
“Spiritual maturity, you see, does not just happen. My children will physically grow whether I tell them to or not. I don’t have to set time aside for their physical growth each day, and it’s certainly not a labor for me. But to grow spiritually takes work, takes labor, takes striving everyday to be closer to God.”
This Day in 1949. 66 years ago today was the last of the Inkling’s Thursday meetings. This group of Christians associated with Oxford included J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis. *
Here’s a guest article I was asked to write with teens in mind.
How is it that seabirds don’t break their necks in their high-speed dives? This article explains though, unfortunately, it relies on evolution to explain it all. (I wonder how many generations of seabirds died evolving to their current state…)
“Well that was fast. Not even a minute into the evaluation and the doctor suggested we go ahead and let my dad go. The injuries that landed him in the ER on Sunday night did not appear to be life-threatening. He’s 75…”
God has made Christians to thrive and survive only in community. Lone Christians are dead Christians.
Pride is a form of cosmic plagiarism-claiming to be the author of something that is actually a gift.—Tim Keller