Bit of a monster post today. There are lots of interesting things going on: Brexit: Today the European Union loses one state as the UK leaves. Psychology: professor claims humans hardwired to dismiss facts inconvenient to their worldview. Writing: Why is so much Christian writing, er, um, bland? Free Speech: John Stackhouse criticizes UK cities … Continue reading Online Reading (January 31, 2020)
Condolences: Pray for Tim Challies (popular blogger at challies.com) as he deals with the sudden death of his father. Morality: Kirk Durston writes unpopular ideas on the societal value of Sexual Morality. Belief: Does the fall of traditional religion mean an increase in superstition? Theology: Credo this month is all about universalism. This is a … Continue reading Online Reading (Dec. 10, 2019)
Natural Disaster: A volcano erupts suddenly, while tourists are on a New Zealand island. Discernment: John Piper opines on competence and its value for discerning God’s will for your life. Culture: In a very bad idea, I Am Jesus is a new game under development. Politics: David Brooks explains why he rejected socialism.
Christian Living: I don’t know what God is doing, but God knows what He’s doing. Leadership: Trust is non-negotiable in Christian Leadership. Revitalizing Churches: We need pastors to revitalize churches, Thom Rainer discusses why some pastors don’t want to take up the job. Culture: Apparently culture is now telling me it’s insanely bad to … Continue reading Online Reading (Dec. 5, 2019)
Divorce and Remariage: Tom Screiner opines on the Bible’s views on divorce and remarriage. (I’m not sure what I think).Biblical Authenticity: An article on how predictive prophecy can demonstrate Biblical authority.Cost Savings: A new baby clothes library has opened up in my city.Hong Kong: The massive disconnect between the people of Hong Kong and their … Continue reading Online Reading (November 26, 2019)
Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him. In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us … Continue reading Love is more real than we think.
Some of what I’m reading and thinking about today