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My reading list for August 6-12, 2017

I cull the internet so you don’t have to (ha). Here is my reading list for August 6-12, 2017. Posting these links does not necessarily constitute an endorsement. On the other hand these are not all the blog post I read but only those I thought worth a continued conversation.

Also visit me at lumpofclay.net.

APOLOGETICS and WITNESS
* Tom Parrish: Where Are the Biblical Prophets?
* J Warner Wallace: Unbelievable? Two Reasons Why Some People Reject the Reliability of the Gospels
* Thom S Rainer: Seven Facebook Growth Hacks for Churches
* Diane Brubakken: Called to Believe, Teach, and Confess: An Introduction to Doctrinal Theology – Review

ENGAGING CULTURE
* Bob Adelmann: Dana Loesch’s NRA Ad Attacking New York Times Understates Its Dishonesty
* C W Swanson: A slightly broader view of the Google lynching of their outspoken, free thinking employee.
* J Cal Davenport: Dutch Airlines Pride Tweet Sets Up Perfect Response
* Todd Starnes: School: Honors Classes Will be Decided by Skin Color, Not Intelligence
* Pete Baklinski: Muslim takeover of Europe is ‘biggest story of our time’ and nobody knows it
* Robert Oscar Lopez: Young black man dies in the home of a gay Hillary mega-donor

GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
* Kyle Smith: Channing Tatum’s Anti-Communist Manifesto (Note: Episodes contain strong language)
* Bruce Ashford: 7 Go-To Sources for Political Opinion

HUMAN INTEREST
* Catherine Armstrong: Here Are The Oldest Photos Ever Taken In South Dakota And They’re Incredible
* Isaac Morehouse: Alexa the Speech Pathologist

MARRIAGE
* Tim Challies: 10 Issues To Work Through Before You Get Married
* Paul Anderson: Jesus on Marriage

PASTORAL MINISTRY
* John Piper: When Worship Lyrics Miss the Mark

SANCTITY OF LIFE
* Tiffany Dawson: Debunking the “Death With Dignity” Myth

WORD
* Kent Sperry: Reflections on Asia, Part 1
* Craig Johnson: Battle over big things
* Sam Wellumson: Matthew 14:13-21 – Inadequate, Enough, Excess
* Paul Anderson: The Power of the Almighty
* Grayson Gilbert: Mr. DeYoung – Here’s Why Christians Watch Game of Thrones
* Nick Batzig: Game of Dethroning Sexual Sin
* Kent Sperry: Reflections on Asia, Part 3
* Kent Sperry: Reflections on Asia, Part 4

WORLD WAR P (fighting Pornography)
* Mark Hodges: Former transgender: ‘I bought into the lies of Satan’

 
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Posted by on 13 August 2017 in Uncategorized

 

My reading list for July 30 – August 5, 2017

Here is my list for July 30 – August 5, 2017. Posting these links does not necessarily constitute an endorsement. On the other hand these are not all the blog post I read but only those I thought worth a continued conversation.
APOLOGETICS and WITNESS
* Megan Briggs: Archaeological Discovery Suggests Pre-Destruction Jerusalem Was More Affluent and Bigger Than Originally Thought
* Anthony Dodgers: Robert Barnes: A Lutheran Martyr in England
* Vance Christie: Corrie ten Boom’s Early Years of Fruitful Service for Christ
* J Warner Wallace: Did the Apostles Lie So They Could Die as Martyrs
* Joshua Pease: 3 Things I’m Learning about Evangelism while NOT Being a Pastor
* David W Stowe: Why a 2,500-year-old Hebrew poem still matters
* Timothy W Massaro: Oldest Biblical Text Reveals Amazing Reality About the Hebrew Bible

ENGAGING CULTURE
* David French: Post-Christian America: Gullible, Intolerant, and Superstitious
* Ken Ham: New Film, Exit, from Living Waters Available for Download
* Aaron Earls: Missing: A Parent
* Ben Johnson: To rescue persecuted Christians, the West must be the West again
* Slade O’Brien: Get Involved Locally. You Might Just Save the Country.
* Joseph Ciambra: My Journey Through, and Deliverance From, the Gay Life and Lie
* Joseph Ciambra: Help! I Am a Straight Man Trapped in a Gay Man’s Body (Part 1)
* Joseph Ciambra: Sexual Orientation is Fixed, but Gender’s Completely Fluid. And 2 + 2 = 5.
* Denny Burk: Rosaria Butterfield weighs-in on 4 stages of evangelical affirmation of gay marriage

GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
* Peter Heck: BOMBSHELL: Here’s How Far D.C. Went to Exempt Itself From Obamacare
* Dave Bohon: No Urinals, but Plenty of Potential Problems, on “Gender Neutral” Navy Ship
* Tim Hawkins: The Government Can (video)
* Nicholas Umashev: Why First World Countries Have Third World Cities
* James M Roberts: Socialism Has Destroyed Venezuela
* Alex Chediak: Betsy DeVos & Title IX: Time to Revisit Obama’s ‘Dear Colleague’ Letters

HEALTHCARE
* Ed Willing: Replacement For Obamacare: A Free Market We NEVER Had

HUMAN INTEREST
* Tom Bob: This Street Artist is Making People Look Twice at Things They Walk Past Each Day
* Brandon Morse: Facebook shuts down AI robots after they begin speaking their own language
* Twisted Sifter: The Winners of the 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest
* Major Brian Shul: An SR-71 Blackbird Pilot Recounts His Infamous LA Speed Check Story
* Eric Grundhauser: A Boeing Test Flight Drew an Airplane in the Sky

MARRIAGE
* Derek Harvey: The Silent Marriage Killer More Deadly Than Sex & MoneyÑI Wasn’t Ready for This…

PARENTING
* David Murray: Smart Rules for Smartphones

PASTORAL MINISTRY
* Thom S Rainer: Five Reasons for Considering Online Registration Forms for Guests
* Chris Cagle: The 8 Questions I Need to Answer Before I Decide to Retire
* Thom S Rainer: Six Small Tweaks That Make Big Differences for Your Church Website

SANCTITY OF LIFE
* Margot Cleveland: Artificial Wombs Reveal an Ugly Truth about the Abortion-Rights Movement
* Adam Ford: Abortion Language
* Josh Craddock: The Constitution Already Prohibits Abortion: An Originalist Case for Prenatal Personhood
* Joe Carter: Explainer: American scientists “edit” human embryos
* Ardee Coolidge: When Pro-Life Words Become Flesh
* Joshua Pease: Scientists Have Successfully Altered the DNA of a Human Embryo–What’s Next?

SECOND AMENDMENT
* Marc MacYoung: Marc MacYoung on guns and violence. It isn’t who you think.

WORD
* Lutheran Ladies Connection: Agree In the Lord, Example #1
* Brett Boe/Jason Gudim/Brian Ricke: Being Lutheran Podcast Episode #33 – Matthew 4:1-11
* Paul Anderson: The Wrestling Match
* Sam Wellumson: Matthew 13:44-52 – Treasure
* Peter Leithart: God’s Market, the Church
* Jason Gudim / Brian Ricke: Being Lutheran Podcast Episode #34 – Luther’s doctrine of the Two Kingdoms
* T R Halvorson: Antinomianism and Legalism: Three Streams of Confessional Lutherans
* Matthew Phillips: Righteousness Comes From Faith
* John Chester: Proverbs for the Internet Age
* Terryt Culler: Looking Back
* Jason Gudim / Brian Ricke: Being Lutheran Podcast Episode #35 – the role of doctrine and catechesis in forming people in the faith
* Harry Schaumburg: Can You Repent Without Changing?

WORLD WAR P (fighting Pornography)
* Clay Olsen: An Official Letter From The CEO Of Fight The New Drug

WORLD WAR T (fighting transgenderism)
* Jennifer Hartline: Transgender Toolkit Demolishes Boys and Girls
* Peter Heck: Bridge Too Far? Trans Movement May Be Costing the Left Bigly

 
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Posted by on 7 August 2017 in Uncategorized

 

My reading list for July 23-29, 2017

Here is my list for July 23-29, 2017. Posting these links does not necessarily constitute an endorsement. On the other hand these are not all the blog post I read but only those I thought worth a continued conversation.

Visit me also at lumpofclay.net.

APOLOGETICS and WITNESS
* Adam Ford: The “Death of Christianity” in America
* Bryan Wolfmueller: Six Questions for An Evolutionist
* Timothy W Massaro: Why the Need for Hospitality is Greater Than Ever

ENGAGING CULTURE
* Sonny Hallett: Cultural Appropriation: Whose culture is it anyway, and what about hybridity?
* Samantha Gobba: Court bars pro-lifers from abortion center sidewalk
* Peter Heck: Another Rape, Another Serious Question for Christians on Illegal Immigration
* Daren Jonescu: Charlie Gard’s Parents Give Up – and You’re Next

GARDENING
* Old World Farms Garden: Perennial Plants – 5 Great Choices For Summer Planting And Lasting Color!

HEALTHCARE
* Larry Alton: A Single-Payer System Won’t Work. Period.
* Peter Heck: Let’s Not Forget: Obamacare is Destroying American Healthcare for All of Us
* Michael Brown: Were We Wrong About Charlie Gard?

HUMAN INTEREST
* National Geographic via Twisted Sifter: Incredible High-Speed Footage Captures Hummingbirds’ Amazing Drinking Technique
* Kavya Ram Mohan: 11 Geographic Markers That Are Totally Inaccurate
* David Cole: Remembering Hollywood’s Favorite White Black Man
* Catherine Armstrong: The Rare Natural Phenomenon In South Dakota That Will Go Down In History
* Lars Walker: Mark Your Calendars
* Kelsey Kennedy: DNA Barcoding Shows That Two Butterfly Species Are One and the Same
* Alan Taylor: A Walk in the Woods: A Photo Appreciation of Trees
* Mike Olbinski: Pursuit (storm timelapse video)
* David Pilling: Clean electric cars are built on pollution in Congo

MARRIAGE
* Lutheran Ladies Connection: Martin Luther on Marriage #3
* Paul Carter: Six Things You Can Do to Gorw (or Save) Your Marriage

PASTORAL MINISTRY
* Thom S Rainer: The Top 10 Surprises New Pastors Have

SECOND AMENDMENT
* Wired: How a Hacker Fired a Locked Smart Gun Using Only Magnets(video)
* Elizabeth Slattery: Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down DC’s Concealed Carry Restriction

WORD
* Melissa Dennis: Stop Sending Out Good Vibes
* Lucas W Woodford: Third Use of the Law and Sanctification
* Andrea Christenson: On Grief
* John Dunlop: An Open Letter to the Person Caring for a Loved One with Dementia
* Remy Wilkins: The Impracticality of Application
* Brett Boe/Jason Gudim/Brian Ricke: Being Lutheran Podcast Episode #32 – 1 Samuel 12:1-15

WORLD WAR T (fighting transgenderism)
* Rob Shimshock: Christie Signs Bill Requiring NJ Schools Use Preferred Pronouns for Transgender Kids
* Peter Heck: Here’s How Stupid We’ve Become – and Here’s What We Must Do
* Dorothy Cummings McLean: Forcing girls to compete against transgender boys is insane
* Rod Dreher: Sweden Mainstreams LGBT Lysenkoism
* Michael Brown: My Dialogue With an LGBT Activist in DC

 
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Posted by on 31 July 2017 in Uncategorized

 

My reading list for July 16-22, 2017

Here is my list for July 16-22, 2017. Posting these links does not necessarily constitute an endorsement. On the other hand these are not all the blog post I read but only those I thought worth a continued conversation.

Visit me also at lumpofclay.net.

APOLOGETICS and WITNESS
* Donald Williams: Questions in Evidence
* Bruce Ashford: No Public Nudity, Please
* A Simple Jar of Clay: He Who Promised Is Faithful
* Church Leaders: Suicide Is on the Rise and in the News-Ray Comfort’s ‘Exit’ Seeks to Confront
* Jonathan Howe: 10 Outreach Ideas for Your Church This Fall
* Tom Parrish: How Are You Doing Speaking for Jesus?

ENGAGING CULTURE
* Ed Stetzer: Three Ways to Engage Culture
* Richard M Ebeling: The State Is Not Your Mommy or Daddy
* Alex Newman: Decline in Moral Values Costing Millennials Big
* Charles LiMandri: Same-sex ‘marriage’: Religious right was right all along
* John Stonestreet: Eugene Peterson and Same-Sex ‘Marriage’
* Selwyn Duke: American Children Killing Themselves at Record Rate
* Trent Betrand: My University Treated Me Like a Criminal Over a Joke
* Michael Brown: Another ‘Hyper-Grace’ Teacher Bites the Dust
* Jennifer Hartline: Bosoms, Bottoms and the Stumbling of Men
* Carey Nieuwhof: How To Respond To A Culture You Don’t Like Anymore
* Peter Heck: “Tolerance” : LGBT Kingpin Brags About Punishing ‘Wicked’ Christians
* Dorothy Rabinowitz: The Dumbing Down of ‘Dunkirk’

GARDENING
* Old World Farms Garden: 3 Keys To Keep Hanging Baskets Blooming And Beautiful All Summer!

GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
* Rachel Alexander: Two People Taking on the Clintons Reportedly Committed Suicide Last Week
* Peter Heck: Government Says it Will Cost $150K; Citizen Does it for $550

HEALTHCARE
* Selwyn Duke: Repeal of ObamaCare? There’s No There There
* Michael Tennant: Senate ObamaCare Replacement Fails, but Repeal May Be in the Cards
* Ryan McMaken: Republicans Never Grasped the Healthcare Challenge

HUMAN INTEREST
* Josh Blankenship: 10 Things You Should Never Ask A Designer
* Twisted Sifter: 10 Truth Bombs to Drop at your Next Dinner Party
* Atlas Obscura: Yellowstone’s Zone of Death
* Lars Walker: Home Improvement
* Adam Ford: Man-Bun
* Kelsey Kennedy: NASA Just Released Hundreds of Historic Space and Aviation Videos
* Chris Martin: Top 10 Motivations for Using Social Media
* Steven Levy: Google Glass 2.0 Is a Startling Second Act
* AntipodesMap: Antipodes Map

ISLAM
* Bill Muehlenberg: Islam and Sharia Creep Spinning Out of Control

MARRIAGE
* Nicholas Batzig: 7 Ways to Care for Your Wife

PARENTING
* Annie Holmquist: What Children Lose By Not Gardening
* Natasha Crain: How Living Counter-Culturally Can Lead to Your Kids’ Resentment of Christianity

PASTORAL MINISTRY
* Michael Brown: Christian Leaders, Please Speak the Truth About Homosexuality Plainly and With Love
* Church Fuel: 5 Church Growth Ideas That Aren’t Expensive
* Aaron Wilson: 4 Types of People Curious about the Church
* Brian Wolfmueller: New Anti-Catechism Handout
* Carey Nieuwhof: Why Attending Church No Longer Makes Sense
* Gene Veith: A confessional text on marriage, natural law & human law
* Facts & Trends: Bible Not Seen As Essential by American Christians

WORD
* Sam Wellumson: Isaiah 55:10-13 & Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 – Sprout
* Paul Anderson: 5 Facts about Sons
* Paul Anderson: Wise–and Otherwise
* Craig Johnson: Trusting the right fort to protect our soul
* Josh Buice: Yes Christian, You Need the Church
* Gary Wilkerson: Waiting for the Power of God
* Wade Mobley: The Light of the World Lifted Up (video)
* Samuel James: Why I Quote C.S. Lewis So Much
* Adam Ford: Cosmic Child Abuse
* Lutheran Ladies Connection: The Mind of Christ
* Paul Anderson: What Does Weakness Look Like?

WORLD WAR P (fighting pornography)
* Joshua Pease: Mythbuster’s Adam Savage: ‘The Internet Hates Women’ and Why He’s Warning His Sons About Porn

WORLD WAR T (fighting transgenderism)
* Gerard T Mundy: Hiding from the Sun: Gender Ideology’s Attack on Truth

 
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Posted by on 24 July 2017 in Uncategorized

 

My reading list for July 9-15, 2017

Here is my list for July 9-15, 2017. Posting these links does not necessarily constitute an endorsement. On the other hand these are not all the blog post I read but only those I thought worth a continued conversation.

Visit me also at lumpofclay.net.

APOLOGETICS and WITNESS
* Tom Parrish: The Road to Hell Is Paved with Ignorance and Stupidity
* Michael Kruger: Five “Fake News” Stories That People Believe about Early Christianity
* Bob Smietana: Sacred Spaces: How Your Church Building Can Bless Your Community 7 Days a Week

ENGAGING CULTURE
* Michael Goodwin: The 2016 Election and the Demise of Journalistic Standards
* Dennis Prager: The Atlantic Publishes All You Need to Know About the Left
* Samuel James: A Future of Snark, Not Ideas
* Samuel D James: Eugene Peterson’s Theological Sigh
* Owen Strachan: Is Alliance Defending Freedom a “Hate Group”?
* Samuel James: 4 Thoughts on Eugene Peterson’s Retraction
* Michael Brown: Should We Use Eugene Peterson’s The Message?
* Bill Muehlenberg: Peterson and Homosexuality: Just What is the Message?

GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
* Andrew Salzone: Decrypting Jefferson
* Rachel del Guidice: The Stalling Technique 2 Democrats Are Using to Block a Conservative Judge
* Dan Mitchell: Government Fraud: A Feature, not a Bug
* Dan Mitchell: Elizabeth Warren other Rich Leftists Talk the Talk, but Don’t Walk the Walk

HEALTHCARE
* David Thornton: Cruz-Lee Provision Is Reportedly In New Health Bill Draft

HUMAN INTEREST
* Nicholas Davis: 8 Classics Every Christian Should Read
* Anna Mathews/Caroline Probst: The Oddest Fact about Each U.S. President
* Michael Waters: The Great Lengths Taken to Make Abraham Lincoln Look Good in Photos
* Sarah Laskow: Just How Big Is Antarctica’s Newly Broken-Off Iceberg?
* Adrian Luckman: I’ve studied Larsen C and its giant iceberg for years Ð it’s not a simple story of climate change

MARRIAGE
* Garret Kell: Good Lovemaking Is About God

PARENTING
* Rod Dreher: Parents, Get Your Head Out Of Your Rear Ends
* Melissa Edgington: There is a Better Way to Experience Sexuality, and Christian Parents Need to Be Talking About It
* Denny Burk: Standing against a destructive misogyny threatening our children

PASTORAL MINISTRY
* Ken Braddy: Discipling in an Age of Biblical Illiteracy
* Mark Surgurg: A brief history of private confession in the Lutheran Church

SANCTITY OF LIFE
* Ken Ham: Twitter Bans Pro-Life Ads for Being “Offensive”

WORD
* Paul Anderson: Who, Me? Deny Myself?
* Lutheran Indian Ministries: Listening to God
* Sam Wellumson: Romans 7:1-13 – A Dead Dog
* Sam Wellumson: Matthew 11:25-30 – Hidden & Revealed
* Kent Sperry: Loving the Hateful
* Terry Cullers: Vacation
* Amy Medina: When Missionaries Think They Know Everything
* Brett Boe/Jason Gudim/Brian Ricke: Being Lutheran Podcast Episode #31 – The Sixth Commandment

WORLD WAR T (fighting transgenderism)
* Trevor Thomas: Leonard Pitts Hits His Limits

 
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Posted by on 17 July 2017 in Uncategorized

 

My reading list for July 2-8, 2017

Here is my list for July 2-8, 2017. Posting these links does not necessarily constitute an endorsement. On the other hand these are not all the blog post I read but only those I thought worth a continued conversation.

Visit me also at lumpofclay.net.

APOLOGETICS and WITNESS
* Lutheran Ladies Connection: A Big Responsibility
* Tim Challies: The Art of Neighboring (review)
* Marion Christopherson: Martin Luther: Hymns, Ballads, Chants, Truth – CD Set (reveiw)

ENGAGING CULTURE
* Gene Veith: How to criminalize Christianity
* Denny Burk: Mainstreaming fornication (a.k.a. “ethical non-monogamy”)
* Bruce Ashford: 10 Go-To Books on Religious Liberty & Its Enemies
* Michael Brown: Yes, Gay Activists are After Your Children
* Gene Veith: Reformed sign on to “joint declaration” & find no theological differences with Lutherans
* Chris Martin: 7 Surprising Facts About the LGBT Community

GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
* Larry P Arnn: The Unity and Beauty of the Declaration and the Constitution

HEALTHCARE
* Steve Byas: Lee and Cruz Offer Repeal of ObamaCare

HUMAN INTEREST
* Mary Kuhlman: Flying the Stars and Stripes? Know the Code
* Louis Leon: Slumbering Among the Dead: My Recollection of Gettysburg
* Alan Taylor: Winners of the BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition

PARENTING
* Mary Kuhlman: Study: Quality Story Time a Brain Boost for Kids

PASTORAL MINISTRY
* Josh Blankenship: How To Audit Your Church’s Online Presence
* Steve Fogg: 21 Social Media Tips For Your Church
* Thom S Rainer: Is There a Church Death Spiral?
* Thom S Rainer: Five Surprising Discoveries about Growin Churches
* Rod Dreher: How To Get More People To Church
* Ryan Loeslie: Demystify Your Pastor With The Small Catechism

SANCTITY OF LIFE
* Seth Clement: The Ethics of Abortion: A Pro-life Perspective (Pt 1)
* Seth Clement: The Ethics of Abortion: A Pro-life Perspective (Pt 2)
* Seth Clement: The Ethics of Abortion: A Pro-life Perspective (Pt 3)
* Jennifer Hartline: Women Will Thrive – Not Die – Without Planned Parenthood
* Ardee Coolidge: The Typical Woman Who Has an Abortion Is Not Who You Think She Is

SECOND AMENDMENT
* Bob Adelmann: Mayors Push Back Against National Reciprocity for Gun Owners
* Edward J Erler: The Second Amendment as an Expression of First Principles

WORD
* Paul Anderson: Confessing Our Sins (part 2)
* Lutheran Ladies Connection: Dwelling In Unity
* Craig Johnson: Waiting for adoption
* Craig Johnson: Who knows how the ride ends?
* Terry Culler: Coming Home
* Jim Elliff: Don’t Just Tweet Your Proverbs: Lessons from Solomon
* Lutheran Ladies Connection: Dietrich Bonhoeffer on the Trinity
* Brett Boe/Jasom Gudim/Brian Ricke: Being Lutheran Episode #30 – Responding to a Listener

WORLD WAR P (fighting pornography)
* Fight the New Drug: 5 Signs Your Porn Habit Is More Of A Problem Than You May Think

WORLD WAR T (fighting transgenderism)
* Jim Goad: Ending Gender Discrimination in Professional Sports
* Michelle Cretella: I’m a Pediatrician. How Transgender Ideology Has Infiltrated My Field and Produced Large-Scale Child Abuse.

 
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Posted by on 10 July 2017 in Uncategorized

 

My reading list for June 11-17, 2017

Here is my list for June 11-17, 2017. Posting these links does not necessarily constitute an endorsement. On the other hand these are not all the blog post I read but only those I thought worth a continued conversation.

See me also at lumpofclay.net.

APOLOGETICS and WITNESS
* Amy Medina: Your Short-Term Trips Have Not Prepared You For Long-Term Missions
* J Warner Wallace: Why Would a Good God Allow So Much “Christian” Evil?
* J Warner Wallace: Why Would a Good God Behave So Badly?
* Pete Scazzero: How Might Jesus Have Us Engage Social Media?
* Tim Young Eagle: The Choice: Native OR Christian
* Chad @ Truthbomb Apologetics: What is the Book of Mormon? by Robert M. Bowman, Jr.

ENGAGING CULTURE
* Ken Ham: An Astonishingly Well-Preserved Dinosaur: Evidence for the Flood?
* Lars Walker: Does This Scaffold Sway the Future?
* Kurt Nimmo: There Will Be Blood: The Alexandria Shooting and Civil War in America
* Llewellyn H Rockwell, Jr: The Unique Evil of the Left
* Rob Schwarzwalder: Bernie Sanders and the Danger of Theological Ignorance
* Jsake Meador: Lessons from the UK for American Evangelicals
* David Robertson: Christians are now being excluded from the public square. But we have brought it on ourselves
* Tom Parrish: Words Can Get Us Killed!
* E W Jackson: The Culture Police

GARDENING
* Old World Farms Garden: Why You Need To Prune Tomatoes and Peppers – And How To Do It!
* This Is My Garden: Climbing Perennials – 4 Great Plants For Fences, Arbors And More!

GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
* Noah Millman: The English Bob Question: “Why Not Shoot a President?”
* Dan Mitchell: A Lesson from China on Poverty Reduction and Inequality
* Lenny Esposito: Persecuting Christian Belief for Public Office
* Joe Wolverton, II: A License to Mow Lawns? Occupational Licensure and Liberty

HUMAN INTEREST
* Brett McKay: The Meaning of Beards
* The Art of Manliness: 20 Classic Poems Every Man Should Read
* Aja Romano: The GIF is 30 years old. It didn’t just shape the internet – it grew up with the internet.

ISLAM
* Amil Imani: How Muslims Take Control of America
* Jon Miltimore: Indiana Univ. Scholar Explains How Awesome Sharia Law Is

MARRIAGE
* Church Leaders Staff: Perhaps We’ve Over-Emphasized Compatibility When Looking for a Spouse
* Jennifer Hartline: Primal Loss: The Wounds of Divorce No One Wants to Hear About

PARENTING
* Micah Fries/Tracy Fries: Adoption: The good and hard lessons
* Raymond C Orlund, Jr: 10 Things You Should Know about Fatherhood
* Annie Holmquist: Tolkien’s Fatherly Advice to His Son on Sex
* Colin Smith: 10 Things Your Children and Grandchildren Need To Know About You

PASTORAL MINISTRY
* Gene Veith: Statistics on the churched, unchurched, & dechurched
* Pete Scazzero: Can You Be a Believer and Not a Disciple?
* Ed Stetzer: Why Pastors Need Networks
* Chris Martin: Three Ways to Make the Local Church Feel More Like a Family
* Thom S Rainer: Twenty Relics of Church Past
* Ed Stetzer: Effectively Reaching Young Adults

SANCTITY OF LIFE
* Michael J New: The Abortion-Breast Cancer Link
* Grace Carr: Despite All Odds, One-Pound Baby Survives
* Vincent DiCaro: New Study Shows Why Fathers Matter in the Abortion Fight
* Nathan Apodaca: What The “Gosnell” Case Can Teach Pro-Life Advocates
* Doug Mainwaring: Pro-life senator calls out Planned Parenthood in awesome speech
* Eric Metaxas: Abortion is What Planned Parenthood Does
* Rob Schwarzwalder: On Being Pro-God’s Choices

SECOND AMENDMENT
* Rob Morse: Building Thoughtful Gun Owners- defense of others..or not
* Joe Wolverton, II: New Law in Maine Prohibits Creation of Gun Registry

WORD
* Jesse Burns: Luther and Zwingli
* Sam Wellumson: Genesis 1:1-2:4 – In the Beginning, Trinity
* Jen Erickson: Life, the Canvas
* Allen Cagle: If he is inviting me to my death, then I will come
* Andrea Christenson: Thinning Beets
* Matthew L G Zickler: Luther and Calvin
* Tim Challies: Fast from Food, Not Facebook
* Lutheran Ladies Connection: Blessed Interruptions

WORLD WAR P (fighting pornography)
* Rebecca Hanna: Women Use Porn Too
* Mark Sanders: Is a Struggle with Pornography a Deal-Breaker for Getting Married?

WORLD WAR T (fighting transgenderism)
* Fay Voshell: Genderism Destroys Natural and Moral Law
* Walt Heyer: The Experiment on Our Children: Doctors Don’t Know Who the Real Trans Kids Are
* Rob Dreher: ‘Born That Way’? Really?
* Heather Zieger: Transgender Sports: Men and Women Have Physical Differences That No Surgery or Hormone Treatment Can Change

 
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Posted by on 18 June 2017 in Uncategorized

 
 
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