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My reading list for November 12-18, 2017

I cull the internet so you don’t have to (ha). Here is my reading list for November 12-18, 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
* Gene Veith: Which Doctrines Must Be “Reasonable”?
* Michael J Kruger: The Heresy of Orthodoxy: What Do the NT Books Tell Us About Early Christian Diversity?

ENGAGING CULTURE
* Lars Walker: Probably the Only Feminist Post You’ll See from Me
* Mark Schroeder: The Large Catechism Teaches about Sexual Abuse
* Gene Veith: “The Universe Should Not Actually Exist”
* Denny Burk: Beauty, Order, and Mystery: A Christian Vision of Human Sexuality (review)

HUMAN INTEREST
* Armand Dijcks / Ray Collins: Guy Turns Ray Collins Wave Photos Into Cinemagraphs and They’re Astonishing
* Gene Veith: The New Da Vinci: “The Savior of the World”
* Naomi Andrews: 5 Fabulous Christmas DIY Projects on a Dime
* Kevin Holmes: 4-Mation carousel 2: Fish eating Fish – a 3D Zoetrope(video)

PASTORAL MINISTRY
* Stephen Altrogge: Doing Spiritual Warfare without All the Weirdness
* T R Halvorson: Freeing the Catechism in English!!
* Susan M Clabaugh: Healthy Ways to Help Sexual Abuse Survivors in Your Church

WORD
* Craig Johnson: God can use store-bought pies
* Sam Wellumson: Matthew 25:1-13 — Wake, Awake!
* Kent Sperry: Whose Glory Do We Seek?
* Kent Sperry: Minimizing the Threat

WORLD WAR “P” (fighting pornography)
* Mary Rose Somarriba: Porn Is the Missing Piece in the Louis C.K. Story
* Dan Wilson: Protecting Your Home from Porn — Part 2

WORLD WAR “T” (fighting transgenderism)
* Denny Burk: 12-year old boy transitions to female (then changes his mind)

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Posted by on 21 November 2017 in Uncategorized

 

My reading list for November 5-11, 2017

I cull the internet so you don’t have to (ha). Here is my reading list for November 5-11, 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
* Andrew Richard: Optative Semi-Universalism
* Gene Veith: Dear Next Mass Church Murderer,
* Paul Steinbrueck: Do Google Posts impact search rankings? New case study!
* Mark Steinbrueck: Don’t let your website end up like this
* Leah Baugh: Why Sharing Your Faith Is So Hard
* Naomi Andrews: How to Make Guests Feel Welcome in Your Home
* Nancy Flory: Nepal Outlaws Conversion, Evangelism

ENGAGING CULTURE
* Rob Schwarzwalder: Human Trafficking – Worldwide and at Your Local Hotel
* Dorothy Cummings McLean: OfficeMax refuses to print poster for event exposing homosexual agenda
* Tony Perkins: When the NFL’s Saints Go Marching out…
* Joe Carter: 5 Facts about orphans
* The Resurgent: We Lost the “Gay Wars” Culturally…But Now We Win Spiritually
* Christy Britton: When God opened my eyes: The grace of exposure and the need for orphan care
* David Robertson: Welcome to the Sexual Counter-Reformation
* Annie Holmquist: An English Teacher Explains 5 Reasons Today’s Students Can’t Write
* Intellectual Takeout: Scholar: ‘Human Dignity’ Rare Before Christianity
* Jonathan Van Maren: Liberals now claim Christian parents are dangerous. This is an existential threat we can’t ignore

GOVERNMENT
* Jarrett Stepman: Millennials Are Clueless About Communism. Here’s Why That’s a Problem.
* Dan Mitchell: 100 Years of Communism, 100 Million Deaths, and Far Too Many Dupes and Apologists
* Robert Moffit: The Ugly Consequences of Single-Payer Health Care
* Ed Feulner: As Communism Turns 100, a Brief Look at the Death and Destruction It Has Wrought

HUMAN INTEREST
* Sensible Survival: Other Set-Ups for the Plow Point Tarp
* Vittoria Traverso: Found: A Rare Carved Stone That Could Rewrite Art History
* Anika Burgess: The World’s Tiniest Wonders, Revealed Through Photomicrography
* Philip Mould: Removing 200 Years of Varnish from a Painting Looks Deeply Satisfying
* Lars Walker: The Joys of Home Ownership
* Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards: Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

PASTORAL MINISTRY
* Denny Burk: Pastors, be ready for questions about abortion and homosexuality

REFORMATION 500
* Gene Veith: Lutheran Satire
* Steve Mundfrom: Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World by Eric Metaxas (a review)
* Craig Benson: Martin Luther: The Great Reformer by J A Morrison (a review)
* Andrew Preus: What’s So Special About the Reformation? Grace Alone.
* Andrew Preus: What’s So Special About the Reformation? Christ Alone.
* Mark Birkholz: Luther’s Baptismal Rites

SANCTITY OF LIFE
* Jeff Christie: My wife became pregnant after rape. Surprisingly, the baby helped us both heal
* Jennifer Christie: After a brutal rape, I became pregnant. Doctors told me to abort. My husband and I did this instead.
* Patrick Lee / Melissa Moschella: Embryology and Science Denial
* Crace Carr: Here’s Why an Unborn Baby Was Counted as a Person in the Texas Massacre

SECOND AMENDMENT
* Amy Swearer: Current Gun Laws Should Have Made It Impossible for Texas Shooter to Buy Gun

VETERANS’ DAY
* Tyler O’Neil: Vietnam Veterans Set the Record Straight After PBS TV Series Whitewashes Communism
* Vietnam Veterans for Factual History: Vietnam Veterans for Factual History
* Erick Erickson: At The Eleventh Hour of the Eleventh Day of the Eleventh Month, We Remember
* Wilfred Owen: “Disabled”

WORD
* Lutheran Ladies Connection: Back to the Garden
* Sam Wellumson: 1 John 3:1-3 — So You Are
* Jon Alan Schmidt: The Lutheran Catechism: Law, Gospel, Discipleship
* Kent Sperry: Not An Entitlement, But An Honor
* Brett Boe / Jason Gudim / Brian Ricke: Being Lutheran Episode #49 — Review of the Law, Part 2: Sanctification
* Tom Parrish: Why Is the Biblical Jesus Such a Pain in the Neck
* Mark Surburg: It’s just that simple
* Joshua Charles: The Weird Attack on ‘Thoughts and Prayers’

WORLD WAR “P” (fighting pornography)
* Claire Chretien: New documentary finds porn’s newest addicts are kids, and it’s devastating them
* Dan Wilson: Protecting Your Home from Porn – Part 1
* Melinda Tankard Reist: Sex Before Kissing: How 15-Year-Old Girls Are Dealing With Porn-Obsessed Boys

WORLD WAR “T” (fighting transgenderism)
* Ivan Snively: What These 3 Doctors Think Should Be Done for Children Who Think They Are Transgender
* Jenny Graves: Not just about sex: throughout our bodies, thousands of genes act differently in men and women
* Noor: It’s not conversion therapy to learn to love your body: A teen desister tells her story
* Rod Dreher: Leaving The Trans Cult
* Jeffrey Walton: GracePointe and the Elusive LGBT-affirming Megachurch

 
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Posted by on 15 November 2017 in Uncategorized

 

My reading list for October 29 – November 4, 2017

I cull the internet so you don’t have to (ha). Here is my reading list for October 29 – November 4, 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.

This list was first published at lumpofclay.net.

APOLOGETICS and WITNESS
* Dave Hare: The Unfortunate Consequences of Short-Sighted Bible Translation
* Nathan Tarr: Prisoner Number 2491: The Inspiring Story of the First Nazi Martyr
* Jonathan Howe: Six Essentials for Advertizing on Facebook the Christmas
* Yvon Prehn: The Essentials for Website Housekeeping and Updating
* Justo Pillman: November-December 2017 Prayer Letter
* Rebekah Ehlert: The Man, the Myth, the Legend

ENGAGING CULTURE
* Erick Erickson: There Will Always Be Women Willing to Sleep With Men to Get Ahead and Men Who Let Them
* Jon D Payne: Words Matter: Recovering Godly Speech in a Culture of Profanity
* Robert Oscar Lopez: Conservatives and their “Gay Brother” Problem
* Dorothy Cummings McLean: The real reasons young women aren’t getting married. And the 5 things they can do if they want to
* John Paul Ferguson: More students, young Americans turn to paganism
* Roland C Warren: Living Together Before Marriage Won’t Help You Avoid Divorce — Here’s Why…
* Bill Muehlenberg: The Tragic Reality of Christian Illiteracy
* Joseph Pearce: Everyone Expects the Spanish Inquisition
* Alfonzo Rachel: The Chief of Staff Gaffe (video)
* Abigail R Hall: Sorry, Vegan Eatery–Good Intentions Don’t Absolve Your Economic Sins
* Jake Meador: Sex in Movies: Was John Piper Right All Along?
* Nancy Flory: College Rescinds Job Offer When They Find out Basketball Coach They Hired is No Longer Gay

GOVERNMENT
* Casey Ryan: Senate Confirms Barrett as Judge; Democrats Decline Cruz Dare to Defend Religious Liberty
* Claire Chretien: Democrat shouts down black pro-life woman at House hearing, accuses her of ‘ignorance’
* Jeffrey Tucker: So This Is What Happens With Government Disaster Relief?
* Daniel Larison: The Saudi Purges
* Judicial Watch: Russia Special Counsel Mueller Worked with Radical Islamist Groups to Purge Anti-Terrorism Training Material Offensive to Muslims

HUMAN INTEREST
* Hevesh5 & Kaplamino: UNCONVENTIONAL Domino Tricks!
* Naomi Andrews: How to Plan the Ultimate Coffee Crawl
* Naomi Andrews and Megan: Five Favorite Ways To Unwind After A Long And Stressful Day
* Hevesh5: New Domino Trick: SONIVERSE! (+Tutorial) (video)
* Lars Walker: Publish and Perish by Sally S Wright (review)
* Emma Marris: A Very Old Man for a Wolf

MARRIAGE
* Gary Thomas: How (and Why) to Stop Asking God to Change Your Spouse
* Adam Weber: My Bride. And Yours.

PARENTING
* Eric Geiger: Research Reveals the 5 Biggest Influencers on Your Child’s Spiritual Health
* Mark Altrogge: Things I Would Do Differently If I Were Raising My Children Again

PASTORAL MINISTRY
* Thom S Rainer: Fifteen Unusual Hospital Visits Experienced by Pastors
* Eric Geiger: Research Reveals Realities of Being a Pastor’s Spouse

REFORMATION 500
* Lutheran Ladies Connection: Happy Reformation Day
* Kristin Tabb: Katharina von Bora 1499-1552: The Runaway Nun
* Rolf Preus: Luther’s Tower Experience
* Vance Christie: Martin Luther’s Latter Reforms
* Gene Veith: What the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation is NOT About
* Peter Burfeind: 
5 Ways To Not Celebrate The Reformation’s Quincentenary This Year
* Paul Doelinger: Luther’s Breakthrough in Romans
* Jack Kilcrease: The Diet of Worms
* Mark Schroeder: Interpretations of Martin Luther…and the Reformation
* Herman Selderhuis: 10 Things You Should Know about Martin Luther
* Mark Surburg: Festival of the Reformation
* Matthew Phillips: Out of Love and Zeal for the Truth
* Andrews Preus: What’s So Special About the Reformation? Scripture Alone.
* Michael J Kruger: What is Sola Scriptura Protecting Us Against? More Than You Think
* Mark Surburg: October 31 – A day of joy and sadness
* Swight Longenecker: The Reformation Then and Now
* Craig Johnson: Luther: human and humorous
* Darryl Dash: The Humanity of the Reformers
* Gene Veith: Other Takes on the Reformation
* Gene Veith: The 95 Theses
* Jonathan Swett: A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
* Eric Metaxas: What Made Luther a Lutheran?
* Howard Griffith: Luther’s Royal Marriage
* Angus Cameron: The man who gave us the Reformation — and it wasn’t Martin Luther
* Daniel Lattier: 5 Causes of the Protestant Reformation (Besides Indulgences)
* Gene Edward Veith: Why Luther?
* Russell Moore: A Reformation Day for American Christianity

SANCTITY OF LIFE
* LifeSiteNews.com: Morally produced shingles vaccine approved in U.S. and Canada
* Claire Chretien: Former baby parts harvester recalls first day at work: ‘You can feel the death’
* Jay Hobbs: BREAKING: Judge halts California law forcing pro-life centers to advertise abortions
* Society for the Protectin of Unborn Children: Abortion leads to increased risk of suicide, death, depression: study

WORD
* Mark Surburg: Hermann Sasse on “Lutherism”
* Lutheran Indian Ministries: What’s in a Name?
* Sam Wellumson: John 8:31-36 – Free
* Charles Lindquist: Just at the hinge of things…
* Brett Boe / Jason Gudim / Brian Ricke: Being Lutheran Podcast Episode #48 — Review of the Law, Part 1: Judgment

WORLD WAR “T” (fighting transgenderism)
* Bruce Ashford: The Ugly Truth About Sex Reassignment the Transgender Lobby Doesn’t Want You to Know
* Bill Muehlenberg: The Trans Cult and the War on Our Children
* Alex Newman: School Ignores Parents, Gives 11-year olds “LGBT” Work

 
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Posted by on 7 November 2017 in Uncategorized

 

My reading list for October 22-28, 2017

I cull the internet so you don’t have to (ha). Here is my reading list for October 22-28, 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 posted at lumpofclay.net.

APOLOGETICS and WITNESS
* Tom Gilson: The Anti-Christian Barrage You Dare Not Ignore
* Anonymous Teacher: 4 ways to display the gospel as a public school teacher
* Jayson Casper: How Do Copts Endure Their Martyrdoms?
* Gene Veith: Eyewitnesses to Jesus: The Testimony of Papias
* Ryan Pickrell: Christian Pastor Tortured for His Faith: North Korea is ‘Hell’

ENGAGING CULTURE
* Peter Heck: An NFL Cause Worth Publicity: Combatting Fatherlessness
* Jennifer Hartline: You Want to Fight Rape Culture? Great. Teach Chastity.
* Peter Heck: New Website Attempt to Shame Churches for Faithfulness; But God Will Outsmart Them
* Steve Berman: PragerU Demonstrates The Proper Way To Take On The Left
* George Yancey: What My Latest Research on Christianophobia Means
* Devin Foley: 90% Out-of-Wedlock Birth Rate: Where are the fathers?
* Beth Bruno: Welcome to the New Face of Sex Trafficking
* John Miltimore: 5 Things Marx Wanted to Abolish (Besides Private Property)

GOVERNMENT
* Jacob Heilbrunn: Stalin, 1929-1941: Brutal and Brilliant

HUMAN INTEREST
* Old World Garden Farms: A Harvest Beyond Belief! An Amazing Way To Grow Sweet Potatoes
* Andrea Sears: Child’s App Boosts Gardens for Pollinators
* Mark Rober: CARNIVAL SCAM SCIENCE- and how to win (video)
* College Humor: Why the Moon Landing COULDN’T Have Been Faked(video)
* Old World Garden Farms: Composting Leaves – How To Make Great Compost From Leaves This Fall
* Hevesh5 & Kaplamino: UNCONVENTIONAL Domino Tricks! (video)

MARRIAGE
* Roy Hitchman: Holding hands is great for your marriage.
* Lutheran Ladies Connection: Taking Care of Our Spouse
* Gary Thomas: The Worst Betrayal of Marriage
* Gary Thomas: Will You Comfort Her?

PARENTING
* Annie Holmquist: Why Parents Should Take Up a Hobby with Their Kids
* Tom Parrish: Christianity Is Giving Away Our Children to Paganism
* Annie Holmquist: Why Children Should Learn to Use Power Tools

PASTORAL MINISTRY
* Adam Weber: Being Married to a Pastor: the Good & the Bad
* Jared Olivetti: Benefits of Singing Psalms

REFORMATION 500
* Eric Davis: Can Roman Catholicism be Considered Christianity?
* Jesse Burns: The Antinomian Disputations
* Jordan Standridge: The American Priest who Proved the Reformation is Not Over
* Ben Witherington III: The Most Dangerous Thing Luther Did
* Betsy Karkan: The Cradle of Christ in Every Home: Reformation Translations of the Bible
* Scott Redd: The Troublesome Doctrine of Biblical Authority
* Herman Selderhuis: Why Martin Luther’s Preaching Was So Offensive

SANCTITY OF LIFE
* Roland C Warren: Want to Stop Abortion? Promote Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood

SECOND AMENDMENT
* Clay Martin: The Best Bargain in CCW: Honor Defense’s Honor Guard 9mm

WORD
* Sam Wellumson: Matthew 22:15-22 – Jesus & Things
* Lutheran Ladies Connection: Martin Luther on Growing Our Gifts
* Brett Boe / Jason Gudim / Brian Ricke: Being Lutheran Podcast Episode #47 – Phil. 4:4-13

WORLD WAR “P” (fighting pornography)
* Fight the New Drug: Human Trafficking Is A Global Issue

WORLD WAR “T” (fighting transgenderism)
* Peter Heck: If You Care About Trans Kids, Read This

 
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Posted by on 31 October 2017 in Uncategorized

 

My reading list for October 15-21, 2017

I cull the internet so you don’t have to (ha). Here is my reading list for October 15-21, 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 posted at lumpofclay.net.

APOLOGETICS and WITNESS
* Sean McDowell: 6 Great Ways for Christians to Use Twitter
* Tom Parrish: Choosing Whom You Will Live For!
* Josh and Amy Skoberboe: This Far and NO FURTHER: Mother’s Day 2017 Car Accident
* David Qaoud: 10 Classic Christian Books That Are Ridiculously Cheap on Kindle
* Terry Mattingly: This just in! Lutheran left tests theory that progressive doctrine is key to church growth
* Terry Mattingly: Maybe there’s a story here: Lutherans on left, right share some common decline issues

ENGAGING CULTURE
* Peter Heck: Presbyterian Church Mega-Minister Says Jesus is a Liar, So That’s Lovely
* Katie McCoy: More Than Marriage: What’s Behind Polyamory In the Church
* Faith McDonnell: Five Genocides…But Wait, There’s More!
* Gary DeMar: I was discriminated against for my religious beliefs…and I’m perfectly OK with it
* Bill Muehlenberg: The Assault on Marriage, Craven Christians, and Lessons from Bonhoeffer
* Grace Carr: Confirmed: 99 Percent Of Union Donations Go To Liberal-Leaning Causes
* Erick Erickson: If You’re Going to Engage in Any More “Me Tooing”, Please Name Names
* Owen Strachan: Our Culture Eulogizes Hugh Hefner and Enables Harvey Weinstein But Eviscerates Mike Pence
* Naomi Schaefer Riley: The Problem with the ‘Me Too’ Campaign
* Tom Gilson: Church, You Have Got To Take a Stand on Sexuality

GOVERNMENT
* Walter Williams: The Facts About Who Pays the Most in Taxes in America
* William L Gensert: Misunderstanding America and Its Constitution
* Leigh Jones: Fooled me many times, shame on us
* Jennifer Maffesanti: Sharing May Be Caring, But Redistribution Is Not

HUMAN INTEREST
* Naomi Andrews: The Magical Museum of Ice Cream
* Lars Walker: More Fake Viking News
* Old World Garden Farms: An Incredibly Inexpensive, Efficient And Healthy Way To Heat A House
* Lars Walker: Memories in Store
* Naomi Andrews: Five Fabulous Fall DIY Projects on a Dime

PASTORAL MINISTRY
* Eric McKiddie: 10 Ways to Pastor Your Church that Will Never Be Obsolete

REFORMATION 500
* Christopher Maronde: The Heidelberg Disputation
* David Robertson: Remembering the Reformation?
* Mark Bestul: Smalcald Article Study: Repentance
* Stephen Preus: The Marburg Colloquy

SANCTITY OF LIFE
* Greg Austen: How 1,000 Churches Could Transform the Abortion Debate
* Jennifer Lahl: An Absurd Fate: What Happens to Abandoned Embryos?
* Grace Carr: US Abortion Rate Plummeted by 25 Percent Over the Last Few Years, Study Says
* Mark Hodges: Experimenting on embryonic humans is evil and must be opposed
* Mark Hodges: Trump admin makes protecting citizens “from conception to natural death” top priority

WORD
* Paul Anderson: 3 Problems with Expectations
* Lutheran Ladies Connection: Stewardship of My Reading
* Sam Wellumson: Matthew 22:1-14 – Ready
* Nate Hoff: Simul justus et peccator and Strange Fire
* Brett Boe / Jasom Gudim / Brian Ricke: Being Lutheran Podcast Episode #46 — Col. 3:5-11 & Rom. 7:7-12
* Lutheran Ladies Connection: Back to the Beginning

WORLD WAR “T” (fighting transgenderism)
* Bill Muehlenberg: Trans Sports Insanity

 
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Posted by on 24 October 2017 in Uncategorized

 

My reading list for October 8-14, 2017

I cull the internet so you don’t have to (ha). Here is my reading list for October 8-14, 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
* Chelsen Vicari: Why Francis Chan Left the Megachurch
* Joseph Rossell: Mainline Decline, Liberation Theology & the Gospel
* Tom Parrish: Challenging the Truth!

ENGAGING CULTURE
* Robert Oscar Lopez: Growing Up with Two Lesbian Moms
* Carolyn Moynihan: Can campus rape culture be cured by consent?
* Gabriella Hoffman: Murderer Che Guevara Shouldn’t Be Lionized 50 Years After His Death
* Tom Parrish: Reaping the Whirlwind
* Craig Johnson: A true gentleman
* Rod Dreher: A Turning Point Against Sexual Harassment?
* Peter Heck: There’s Not Much As Gross As Christian Socialists

GOVERNMENT
* Evan Wilt: Judge again strikes down clergy tax benefit
* Matt Warner: Cut foreign aid to help the world’s poor
* Selwyn Duke: Now, We Know My Mother Has Flaws, but…

HUMAN INTEREST
* Justo Pillman: Hike to Espiritu Playa
* Twisted Sifter: 12 Amazing Highlights from the 2017 Nat Geo Nature Photographer of the Year Contest
* Sarah Laskow: Help Puerto Rico Recover by Mapping Damaged Areas
* Conor Nickerson: Artist Photoshops Himself Into His Childhood Photos (11 Pics)

PASTORAL MINISTRY
* Michael Schuermann: Luther and Pastoral Care

REFORMATION 500
* Josh Brisby: The Lutheran Reformation: The Differences Still Matter
* Lincoln Winter: Luther and Reformation 500!
* Matthew Zickler: The Burning of the Papal Bull
* Vance Christie: Martin Luther: Father of the Reformation

SANCTITY OF LIFE
* Mark Hodges: ‘Every single day is a gift:’ Marine thankful he wasn’t offered euthanasia
* Roland C Warren: Should the Pro-Life Movement Focus on Proving Abortion’s Harms to Women?

SECOND AMENDMENT
* Rob Morse: Why Republican Politicians Ignore Gun Owners
* Rob Morse: The Real and Imaginary Dangers of Firearms Training

WORD
* Lutheran Ladies Connection: The Story of We Give Thee But Thine Own
* Timothy Massaro: 3 Reasons Every Christian Needs to Use the Creeds
* Brett Boe / Jason Gudim / Brian Ricke: Being Lutheran Podcast Episode #44 – The 9th & 10th Commandments
* Paul Anderson: The Toughest Command in the Bible
* Marvin Olasky: Leaving benign behind
* Brett Boe / Jason Gudim / Brian Ricke: Being Lutheran Podcast Episode #45 – The 9th & 10th Commandments, Part 2
* Lutheran Ladies Connection: I don’t get what I deserve.
* Paul Anderson: Three Truths from Carpenter Ants
* Lutheran Ladies Connection: Stewardship of Our Life #2

WORLD WAR “P” (fighting pornography)
* Reggie Osborne II: Swimsuits or Porn?

 
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Posted by on 16 October 2017 in Uncategorized

 

My reading list for October 1-7, 2017

I cull the internet so you don’t have to (ha). Here is my reading list for October 1-7, 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.

My own website is at lumpofclay.net.

APOLOGETICS and WITNESS
* J Warner Wallace: How Could John, a Poor Uneducated Fisherman, Write the Gospel of John?
* J Warner Wallace: Learning from Academics Who Left Mormonism
* Carey Nieuwhof: So WHY Is Your Church Not Attracting New People? Maybe It’s ThisÉ

ENGAGING CULTURE
* Shannon Henderson: Of Horror and Heroism: Images from Vegas
* Roland C Warren: The Looming Crisis of Family-Less Fathers and Its Cost to Society
* Carrie Lukas: The Real Message Behind the Statue of a Naked Woman on the National Mall
* Jarrett Stepman: The Truth About Columbus
* Facts & Trends: Evagelicals Oppose Same Sex Marriage, but Most Americans Don’t

HUMAN INTEREST
* Naomi Andrews: Sunshine Blogger Award
* C W Swanson: 16 Reasons to Own a Cast Iron Skillet
* Lars Walker: A Witness Above by Andy Straka – a review
* Andrea Christenson: Six Simple Ways to Care for a Caregiver
* Naomi Andrews: Photography — Line
* Naomi Andrews: 7 Killer Tips to Take Fabulous Instagram Photos
* Naomi Andrews: Five Steps to Recapture Your Motivation
* Old World Farms Garden: Homemade Sawhorse Plans – Simple, Cheap And Perfect For Every DIY’er!

MARRIAGE
* David Qaoud: Some Practical Christian Engagement Advice fir Soon-to-be Newlyweds

PARENTING
* Paul Anderson: 7 Ways to Raise Champions
* Bill Muehlenberg: Yes They ARE Targeting Our Children
* Annie Holmquist: Why Kids Should Play With Wild Animals

PASTORAL MINISTRY
* Thom Rainer: The Four Most Common Acts of Stupidity That Get Pastors Fired
* BibleGateway: Keyword Search Queries
* Joe McKeever: Pastor, Remember Your Wife Is the MOST Vulnerable Person in Your Church
* Thom S Rainer: Five Difficult Pastors to Succeed
* Chuck Lawless: Hidden, Dangerous, Contagious: 10 Church Diseases You Should Know
* Andy Davis: Rely on God’s Word, Not on Techniques
* Lutheran Ladies Connection: What’s a Pastor’s Wife To Do?

POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT
* Rachel Alexander: Reporter Tries to Get Tucson Police Officer in Trouble – for Exercising His First Amendment Right

REFORMATION 500
* David Mathis: Philip Melanchthon, 1497-1560: The Gentle Lutheran(note: I strongly disagree with the conclusion)
* Jonathan T Krenz: The Large and Small Catechisms of Dr. Luther
* Jack Kilcrease: Reformers Prior to the Reformation

SANCTITY OF LIFE
* Bruce Ashford: To Anybody Who Thinks an Entire Class of Humans are Non-Persons
* Claire Chretien: Former abortion workers speak out: We didn’t want parents involved
* Roland C Warren: Should the Pro-Life Movement’s Focus Be Proving Unborn Babies Are Lives?

SECOND AMENDMENT
* Jay Langston: Hands-On with the Honor Defense Honor Guard FIST
* Rob Morse: Reality is More Complex Than a Sound Bite
* Rob Morse: Why Republican Politicians Ignore Gun Owners

WORD
* Thom Rainer: Ten Ways to Bring Joy to Your Pastor
* Sam Wellumson: Matthew 21:23-32 – Can I See Your Authorization?
* Brett Boe / Jason Gudim / Brian Ricke: Being Lutheran Podcast Episode #43 – Hebrews 10:19-25
* Lutheran Ladies Connection: Taking Care of God’s Stuff
* Lutheran Ladies Connection: The Story of We Give Thee But Thine Own
* Timothy W Massaro: 3 Reasons Every Christian Needs to Use the Creeds

WORLD WAR “T” (fighting transgenderism)
* Selwyn Duke: Dirty “Transgender” Secret: “Gender De-transitioning” on Rise – but Goes Unreported

 
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Posted by on 9 October 2017 in Uncategorized

 
 
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