Logos users will be familiar with the long-awaited D.A. Carson Sermon Archive. It’s finally coming and is available for another 2 days at pre-order pricing.
Apparently the Hollywood Medium is a thing. I hadn’t heard of him, but this article explains his secret (and the secret of every other medium).
Here’s a top-notch article from Danielle Spencer. She discusses what it actually means for a wife to be trustworthy.
A Christianity Today fiction judge challenges evangelical writers and publishers to up their game.
Fascinating: “In 2002, Jason Padgett was the victim of a vicious beating outside a karaoke bar in Tacoma, Washington. Upon regaining consciousness, Padgett’s sight was forever altered by a condition called acquired savant syndrome.”
You may have caught headlines this week announcing that humans are evolving through the rise of caesarean sections. Dr. Elizabeth Mitchell, a Christian obstetrician, replies.
“Starbucks sells experiences as much as coffee — of both conspicuous consumption and conspicuous connoisseurship. Bloomberg reportsthat for a pittance, a.k.a. $10, skinflints will be able to buy a cold-brew coffee, which presumably is an excellent thing, infused with nitrogen gas, which sounds like an acquired taste.”
Steven Lawson + Martyn Lloyd-Jones. You know you’ll learn something from that combination.
If you’re up for a longform read today, you may enjoy this one about the building of a mega-mall in New Jersey. (Note: There are a couple of bad words along the way.)
“The biggest victims here are the ordinary, low-level employees who represent the collateral damage—people who were doing normal things in the normal way, but who suddenly had it all laid bare. People who are just like you and me. Their shame has become our entertainment.”
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Biblical accountability is first and foremost an arm around the shoulder, not a finger pointing in the face.—Burk Parsons