I cull the internet so you don’t have to (ha). Here is my reading list for July 1-7, 2018. 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 posted at lumpofclay.net.
APOLOGETICS & WITNESS
* J Warner Wallace: What Ancestry DNA Kits Reveal About God, Our Past, and the Way Forward
* Michael J Kruger: The 10 Commandments of Progressive Christianity #5: Are Questions More Important than Answers?
* Juli McGowan Boit: Planning
* Careu Nieuwhof: Want To Reach New People? These 10 Habits Set Your Church Back
* Gene Veith: Death Comes for the Archbishop
* Gene Veith: Who Needs Palliative Care When We Have Euthanasia?
* David Robertson: Somewhere Over the Rainbow – Corporate Capitalism, the World Cup and the Sign of a Society Committing Suicide
* Michael Brown: Twitter Locks My Account for Telling the Truth About Muslim Slaughter of Christians
* Mark Bauerlein: The Coming Implosion After Diversity’s Victory
* T David: PBS Newshour: Jaron Lanier’s Argument for Getting off Facebook
* Denny Burk: Why “same-sex attraction” may be more confusing than clarifying in our debates about sexuality
* Mary Theroux: Brave New World of Nuanced Genders and Binary Ideas; or: Fiddling with Roe v. Wade While Rome Burns
* Dorothy Cummings: Top LGBT group sics FBI on conservative columnist for tweet
* Bob Smietana: Pastors Could Be Forced to Perform Same Sex Weddings, Says Law Professor
* Samuel D James: The Conservative Soul of Soccer
* David R Henderson: How Socialized Medicine Creates Dependence
* Jim and Mary: The Single Best Garden Tip Ever For Vegetable Gardeners!
* Jim and Mary: Summer Garlic Harvest – How To Plant, Cure And Store Garlic
* This Is My Garden: Creating The Perfect Summer Compost Pile – Making Compost Fast
* This Is My Garden: 5 Excellent Drought Tolerant Perennials That Beat The Summer Heat!
GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
* Michael Maharrey: Actually, You Can Fight City Hal – Even On Surveillance Issues
* Tyler Durden: “Girl From The Bronx” Ocasio-Cortez Called Out In Fact Check; Actually Grew Up In Wealthy Enclave
* Gene Veith: Communism Is Back in Fashion
* Joel McDurmon: Sam Adams to America: “I told you so.”
* Francis A Schaeffer: Faith, Freedom, and the Founding Fathers
* Daniel Horowitz: 240 years later, we still hold these truths to be self-evident
* Gene Veith: With Ocasio-Cortez, Dems Consider Bernie Sanders Too Conservative
* Barry Brownstein: Socialism is Not Built on Compassion. It’s Built on Dehumanizing Others
* Lincoln Winter: Put Not Your Trust in Jurists
* Samuel Siskind: The Child Soldiers: A Growing Worldwide Horror
* Naomi K Andrews: Fun Summer Activities for the Whole Family (Mostly Free!)
* Tyler Hulett: Dawn of Fire (video)
* Lars Walker: The Stars & Stripes Forever
* Will Racke: Rare Copy of Declaration of Independence Found in British Archives
* Twisted Sifter: The 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Winners
* Bob Smietana: New Research: Churchgoers Stick Around for Theology, Not Music or Preachers
SANCTITY OF LIFE
* Denny Burk: Is there a constitutional right to life?
* Adam P: Abortion in America: A Darker Legacy Than Our Slaveholder Past
* Carole Novielli: 9 things the media isn’t telling the public about Planned Parenthood
* K V Turley: The abortion industry wants to make public prayer illegal. Here’s why
* Tom Parrish: Abortion – Pretending It’s Not a Real Baby!
* Liberty McArtor: ‘A Place of Peace’: How Pro-Lifers Can Help Post-Abortive Women Heal
* Joe A: erhard Forde’s 1975 “Loser Takes All: The Victory of Christ”
* Jared C Wilson: Mister Rogers’s Deathbed Confession
* Joe A: A note on Gerhard Forde’s 1997 On Being a Theologian of the Cross
* Joe A: Note 1 on Gerhard Forde’s 1984 “Caught in the Act: Reflections on the Work of Christ”
* Joe A: Note 2 on Gerhard Forde’s 1984 “Caught in the Act: Reflections on the Work of Christ”
* Joe A: Note 3 on Gerhard Forde’s 1984 “Caught in the Act: Reflections on the Work of Christ”
* Paul Anderson: Control Issues?
* Brad Hoefs: Real Hope Has Gotten Me Through My Hopelessness
* Sam Wellumson: Scary Success – Sermon for the Fifth Sunday of Trinity on Luke 5:1-11
* Lindsay Hausch: Cracked & Beautiful
* Gene Veith: The Lutheran Hero of the American Revolution
* Brett Boe, Jason Gudim, Brian Ricke: Being Lutheran Podcast Episode #78 – Micah 6:6-8
* Alex Amiot: A Blessed End
WORLD WAR “T” (the fight against trangenderism)
* Michelle A Cretella, Felipe E Vizcarrondo: Pediatricians: Gender ideology is the latest assault on our children
* Independence Law Center: Privacy Matters: Six students appeal decision that violates bodily privacy
* Amy Contrada: Opposing the Transgender Movement
* Rod Dreher: Identity Politics Totalitarianism