Here is my list for May 21-27, 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.
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APOLOGETICS and WITNESS
* Andrew Olson: Announcing the Two-Way Prayer Team
* Zubair Simonson: Muslim Converts to Christianity: A Silent [R]evolution
* Terry Dugan: Does the New Testament give us historically reliable information about Jesus?
* Who Will Go for Us: Yet beautiful
* Lutheran Ladies Connection: Remember Who Is Watching
* J Warner Wallace: Are Objective Truths Merely a Matter of Cultural Agreement?
* Tom Gilson: Christianity, Women, and How Atheists Avoid the Facts That Matter
* Aaron Earls: 5 Ways to Make VBS Follow-up a Success
* Dan Hurner: FLY 2017 – From One Youth Worker to Another
* J Warner Wallace: Is “Right” and “Wrong” Simply a Matter of “Human Flourishing”?
* Andrew Kneeland: The Bible School Movement Continues
* Buddy Davis/Mike Matthews: Defining Species – An Elephant-Sized Problem
* Don Boudreaux: Nosy
* Hans Fiene: The Rise Of Cultural Parasites
* Mark Hodges: Man in threesome marriage: ‘This should be the future of relationships’
* Samuel James: The Parable of Anthony Weiner’s iPhone
* Paul Anderson: Same Sex Attraction among Christ’s Followers
* Robert Oscar Lopez: How I figured out Paul was right and homosexuality was wrong
* Paul Anderson: A Sober Look at Alcohol
* Rob Morse: The Crazy Things Pacifists Tell Me
* Joel McDurmon: Repenting of Robert E. Lee and the falsification of history
* James Delingpole: Remember Manchester. The Liberal Establishment Would Rather You Didn’t…
* The Stream: When the Law Demands Doctors Do What They Believe is Wrong, Bad Things Happen
* John Tamny: American Men, Quit Your Whining
* Jon Miltimore: Questioning ‘Diversity’ is the New Blasphemy
* Jon Miltimore: 6 Statistics That Show How Much America Has Changed in a Half-Century
* Walter E Williams: Why the Free Market Is Diversity’s Best Friend
* Jeffrey A Tucker: Yes, it Is a Virtue to Reject Charity
* Paul Anderson: Same Sex Attraction – Part 2
* Paul Anderson: 11 Reasons for Pre-marital Purity
* Rob Morse: Naked Islam in Manchester
* Jonah Bennett: Worries Escalate that Lower Marine Corps Fitness Standards for Women Could Result in Disrespect
* Tom Parrish: Manchester Terror Attack: 22 Dead, 59 Wounded
* Don Boudreaux: Questions for Those Who Obsess Over Income Differences
* Erick Erickson: Cars.Com and USAA Are Easily Pressured
* Courtney Reissig: Why Stay-at-Home Moms Don’t Need to Be Embarrassed
* Nancy Flory: Promoting Islam in Our Schools
* Michael Brown: Ben & Jerry’s Proves Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ is Not Marriage
* This Is My Garden: 3 Excellent Shade Trees For Your Home Landscape. Faster Growing, And Strong!
* Old World Farms Garden: How To Support Tomato Plants Easily – And Why It’s So Important!
GOVERNMENT AND POLITIS
* Robert Arvay: The Suicide of the Republican Party
* Erick Erickson: The President Listened to the Man His Voters Rejected and Government Grew Bigger
* Annie Holmquist: City: ‘If something is not permitted it is prohibited.’
* Peter Heck: This Could Be the End of Ted Cruz
* National Geographic: This Mind-Bending Race Looks Like a Real-Life Video Game (video)
* The Trek: 83 Pieces of Advice for Thru-Hikers, from Thru-Hikers
* Old World Farms Garden: Creating An Inexpensive DIY Outdoor Pizza Oven – Wood Fired Cooking!
* Cameron McAllister: Chris Cornell’s Untimely Death Reminds Us That We Never Need to Be Alone
* Jeremy Anderberg: Your Summer Grilling Secret: Using Wood Planks for Delicious Grilled Eats
* Kelsey Kennedy: Two WWII Bombers Have Officially Been Found Off the Coast of Papua New Guinea
* Alan Boyle: Boeing wins go-ahead from DARPA to build and test XS-1 military space plane by 2020
* Robert Milius: Interstellar Apollo (video)
* Naomi Andrews: How to Kick Procrastination to the Curb Starting Today
* Tom Sileo: Memorial Day is a Time to Teach Our Children About Real Heroes
* Jay Bouchard: Kilian Jornet Summits Everest in Fastest Known Time
* Amberlee Lovell: 6 small ways a man makes his wife feel ugly without saying a thing
* Melissa Edgington: I Just Can’t Stop
* Tom Rainer: Five Reasons Church Members Attend Church Less Frequently
* Trevin Wax: The Pastor Must Fall on His Sword before He Wields It
* Tom Rainer: Can a Dying Church Find Life? Six Radical Steps to “Yes”
* Keith Mannes: When This Pastor Got Political
* James Emory White: There Are Way Too Many Churches – Plus Two Other Hard but Necessary Truths
* Thom Rainer: Five Steps to Respond to a Hurtful and Hateful Email
* Dan Doriani: Why Do Churches Wound Their Pastors?
* Terry Culler: What’s A Preacher To Do?
SANCTITY OF LIFE
* Tim Wood: Paper or Plastic with Your Fair Trade Baby?
* Amy K Hall: The Ongoing Struggle against the Culture to Defend Intrinsic Human Value
* Human Coalition: We Will Not Waver!
* Joel McDurmon: Blocking the doors: Operation Rescue…the Churches!
* Megan Briggs: The Way This Pregnant Teen Was Treated at Christian School Points to a Problem With Being Pro-Life in Word but Not Deed
* Wesley J Smith: Ontario, Canada Euthanasia Tyranny Against MDs
* Erick Erickson: Cecile Richards of Planned Parenthood is Right About Abortion and Religion
* Chelsen Vicari: How Should Christian Schools Respond to Teen Pregnancies?
* Paul Russell: Truth: the first casualty
* Rebecca Downs: Maddi Runkles, I wondered about abortion, too. Here’s why it wouldn’t be worth it
* Linda McGrew: Further push for killing for organs
* Lutheran Ladies Connection: Remembering the Wrong Things
* Sam Wellumson: 1 Peter 3:13-22 – A Flood of Righteousness
* Craig Johnson: Jesus can be trusted, even when it’s hard
* Chelsen Vicari: 7 Dietrich Bonhoeffer Quotes on Costly Discipleship
* Gary DeMar: The prophecy pundits are scaremongering again: Here’s how to answer them from the Bible…
* Nicholas Davis: 4 Books That Made a Priest Leave the Church
* Jason Gudim/Brett Boe/Brian Ricke: Being Lutheran Podcast Episode #26 – The Fifth Commandment
* Jason Gudim/Brett Boe/Brian Ricke: Being Lutheran Podcast Episode #25 – Romans 13:1-7
* Tom Parrish: Getter the Ultimate Questions Answered!
* Lutheran Ladies Connection: Which One Are You?
* Tom Parrish: Incredible Power Rarely Utilized!
WORLD WAR P (fighting pornography)
* Fight the New Drug: 5 Simple Ways You Can Fight Sex Trafficking In Your Daily Life
* Fight the New Drug: How To Identify (And Rescue) A Victim Of Sex Trafficking
* Fight the New Drug: How Street Gangs Make Big Money By Trafficking 14-Year-Old Girls For Sex
WORLD WAR T (fighting transgenderism)
* Steve Berman: Here’s Proof That Liberal ‘Academic’ Gender Studies is a Fraud
* Maggie Gallagher: Banning Lou Reed: The Cultural Revolution Eats Its Fathers
* Lianne Laurence: Radical Canadian bill could mean jail for rejecting transgenderism: critics