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.
* 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
* 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
* 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.
* Amil Imani: How Muslims Take Control of America
* Jon Miltimore: Indiana Univ. Scholar Explains How Awesome Sharia Law Is
* 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
* 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
* 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
* Rob Morse: Building Thoughtful Gun Owners- defense of others..or not
* Joe Wolverton, II: New Law in Maine Prohibits Creation of Gun Registry
* 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