I cull the internet so you don’t have to (ha). Here is my reading list for December 10-16, 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.
Originally published at lumpofclay.net.
APOLOGETICS and WITNESS
* Andrew Richard: On the Proper Use of Reason
* Mark Steinbrueck: 3 Great Ways Your Website Can Keep Connected with Those Away for Christmas
* Tom Hobson: Jesus’ Shocking Words at Hanukkah
* Matthew Gartnett: Deconstructing Law and Gospel: How Postmodern Deconstructionism has Taken the Central Doctrine of Lutheranism Unawares
* Tom Hobson: Logical Grounds for Jesus’ Virgin Birth
* Donald Williams: The Barbarians are Coming
* Robert Oscar Lopez: The Time Has Come: Higher Ed-a-geddon
* William Briggs: SJWs Warn Against Viewing It’s a Wonderful Life
* Gene Veith: On the Pope’s Desire to Change the Wording of the Lord’s Prayer
* Samuel James: Children and the Peril of Internet Fame
* Bill Muehlenberg: Compromised Churches Denying the Uniqueness of Christ
* Robert Oscar Lopez: Phonies, Creeps & Pantywaists!
* Denny Burk: Are Christians crying wolf about mistreatment and marginalization?
GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
* Jake Meador: The Principled Pro-Life Vote
* Richard Pollock: What Life Was Like for Christians and Jews When Arabs Ruled Jerusalem
* Alfonzo Rachel: Democrats Close the Door on Roy The Zo Loft with AlfonZo Rachel
* Alfonzo Rachel: Net Neutering, I mean Neutrality. The Zo Loft with AlfonZo Rachel
* Anika Burgess: 2017 Was an Astounding Year for Space Images
* Twisted Sifter: Amazing Things Happen at the Grand Canyon and this Timelapse Captures Them Beautifully
* Twisted Sifter: The 2017 Nat Geo Nature Photographer of the Year Winners are Here and Amazing
* Jack Kilcrease: Luther’s Time at the Wartburg
* Sam Wellumson: Near — Sermon for the Second Sunday in Advent on Luke 21:25-36
* Lutheran Ladies Connection: A Poem by John Donne: Nativity
* Lutheran Ladies Connection: Why Wait?
* Paul Anderson: Learning to Listen to God
* Bryan Wolfmueller: Rescued from Crumbling Tower: Luther’s Picture of the Troubles of the Last Day
* Tom Parrish: Are You Here By Chance?
* Brett Boe, Jason Gudim, Brian Ricke: Being Lutheran Podcast Episode #52 — The Gospel, Part 1
* Tim Challies: 5 Most Ridiculous Books to Ever Become Christian Bestsellers
WORLD WAR T (fighting transgenderism)
* Michelle Cretella: I’m a Pediatrician. Here’s What I Did When a Little Boy Patient Said He Was a Girl.
* Jarrett Stepman: In the Pronoun Wars, Be Thankful for the Founding Fathers
* Denny Burk: Who will stand for the children if their own parents won’t?