Online Reading (June 24, 2015)

Persecution: A New York Times opinion piece points out why Christians should see the white supremacist habit of picking on Black Churches as persecution of the Church.

Apologetics: While (at staggeringly great length) taking issue with “natural atheology”, Edward Feser argues that Apologetics isn’t just an intellectually dishonest branch of rhetoric.

Media: GetReligion today shows why failing to understand prayer can lead journalists to get stories wrong.

Church Resources: Probably self-serving, but Thom Rainer talks about how churches actually can (In many cases) afford extra staff.