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My reading list for August 20-26, 2017

I cull the internet so you don’t have to (ha). Here is my reading list for August 20-26, 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.

Also visit me at lumpofclay.net.

APOLOGETICS and WITNESS
* Mike Leake: Why the Solar Eclips Is a Sign of the Last Days
* Bobby Ross Jr: Thank you, British friends: Here is the most fun eclipse story I’ve read (and most lacking in context)
* Mark Gilbert: Is the Catholic Church a Christian church?
* Natasha Crain: 5 Common Answers to Kids’ Questions about God That Can Do More Harm Than Good
* Mike Robinson: Wow! The Power and Proof for the Resurrection of Christ
* Nathan Hoff: Why Creeds & Confessions of Faith?
* Nicholas Davis: 7 Simple Ways to Share Your Faith with Others
* Ed Stetzer: Steps Toward Neighborhood Mission
* Dean Inserra: They Ainit Comin’
* Thom Rainer: Before You Fire Your Pastor

ENGAGING CULTURE
* Jennifer Hartline: Before You Decide to Hate Me
* Bill Muehlenberg: “Homosexual Marriage” and Childless Heterosexual Couples
* Rachel Alexander: LEAKED: Media Matters’ Secret Plan to Destroy Conservatives
* David Powlison: An Open Letter to Those Nonchalant about Their Sexual Sin
* Annie Holmquist: The Real Reason Students Today Are So Listless
* Kerry McDonald: The Quiet Exodus From Mass Schooling
* Tricia Beck-Peter: Your Free Speech Is More Important Than My Feelings – Whether I like it or not.
* Paul Anderson: The Christian and Government – Part 1
* Brad Mattes: Top environmental orgs are pushing abortionÉand nobody knows
* Mark Tapson: Want Teenage Boys to Read? Give Them Books About Heroes

GARDENING
* Old World Farms Garden: Planting A Fall Garden Cover Crop – An Inexpensive Way To An Incredible Garden!
* Old World Farms Garden: How To Divide Perennial Plants This Fall – Create New Plants For Free!

HUMAN INTEREST
* Ellie Summer / Brian Gallagher: 30 Weirdly Fascinating Health and Body Facts
* Dwight Longenecker: What Is the Meaning of Michelangelo’s “David”?
* Old World Farms Garden: The Building Of The Wood Fired Brick Pizza Oven – Part 2
* Samir S Patel: The International Space Station Had Two Views of the Eclipse
* Kelsey Kennedy: If You Missed This Year’s Eclipse, Chase Another
* Twisted Sifter: This Satellite Imagery of the 2017 Solar Eclipse is Amazing
* Lars Walker: The Party Line (Non-political)
* Natasha Frost: Scientists Decode the Wreck of H.L. Hunley
* Kelsey Kennedy: Meet the World’s Newest Pig-Nosed Purple Frog
* Lars Walker: The Vikings: a new hisory by Neil Oliver review
* Andrea Christenson: The Irish End Games review

MARRIAGE
* Annie Holmquist: Why Do Arranged Marriages Actually Seem to Last?
* Lutheran Ladies Connection: Luther on Marriage #4

PASTORAL MINISTRY
* Aaron Earls: American Increasingly Support Same-Sex Marriage amid Confusion
* Joe McKeever: If I Were Starting Ministry Again, This Is What I Would Do

POLITICS & GOVERNMENT
* Steve Berman: Trump’s Silver Lining on Afghanistan
* Michael Tanner: The Problem with the ‘Otherwise, People Will Die’ Argument for Big Government
* Frank Camp: Trump ‘Crowd Size’ Gaffe Is The Perfect Reminder Of The Dangers Of Knee-Jerk Politics
* Patricia McCarthy: The Real Reason the Democrats Want to Be Rid of Confederate Monuments
* Joe Carter: A brief introduction to the just war tradition: Jus ad bellum
* Joe Carter: A brief introduction to the just war tradition: Jus in bello

SANCTITY OF LIFE
* Alex Schadenberg: Medical error is the third leading cause of death. Should legal euthanasia concern you?
* Gene Veith: Eliminating Down SyndromeÐby Abortion

WORD
* Adam Ford: Hope
* Sam Wellumson: Matthew 15:21-28 – Stress Test
* Kevin Halloran: Please Stop Saying “Christianity Isn’t a Religion, It’s a Relationship.”
* Sam Wellumson: Praying Luther’s Small Catechism review
* Brett Boe / Jason Gudim / Brian Ricke: Being Lutheran Podcast Episode #37 – The Seventh Commandment
* Brian Flamme: The Sufficiency of Scripture

WORLD WAR P (fighting pornography)
* Adam Glasser: Porn Director Gives A Shocking Behind-The-Scenes Look Into Making Porn

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Posted by on 31 August 2017 in Uncategorized

 

My reading list for August 13-19, 2017

I cull the internet so you don’t have to (ha). Here is my reading list for August 13-19, 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
* J Warner Wallace: Unbelievable? Is Luke’s Description of Quirinius Historically Accurate?
* Vance Chistie: Shining Divine Light in the Darkest Places: Corrie ten Boom
* Amy Medina: When I Was the New Missionary
* Andy Johnson: Foreign Missions in Your Own Hometown
* Pro Church Tools: 3 Deadly Social Media Sins Every Church Needs to Avoid
* Joshua Pease: LifeWay Poll: Do You Identify as a Sinner? Results May Surprise You
* Justin Taylor: 11 Beliefs You Should Know about Jehovah Witnesses When They Knock at the Door
* Shane Pruitt: According to the Bible, There Is No Such Thing as a Millenial
* Daniel Lattier: Why the Bible Doesn’t Stand a Chance Today

CHARLOTTESVILLE
* Jason Jones / John Zmirak: After Charlottesville, Let’s Speak the Hard Truths, Not Just Moral Truisms
* Rod Dreher: Mom Between Leftist Rock & Alt-Right Hard Place
* Allen West: Ok folks, here’s what REALLY happened in Charlottesville – and what everyone is missing
* Rob Dreher: Mob Rule In Durham
* Steven M Klugewicz: What Did That Confederate Statue in Durham Stand For?
* Chuck Colson / Eric Metaxas: The Eichmann in All of Us
* Ken Blackwell: Historical Revisionism
* Timothy Zaal: I Used To Be a Neo-Nazi. Charlottesville Terrifies Me.
* Elise Cooper: Division in America: Don’t Blame Donald Trump
* Aaron Earls: What J R R Tolkien and C S Lewis Teach Us about Fighting Nazis
* Oscar Lopez: My Ten Personal Reasons for Boycotting Racial Outrage
* David Limbaugh: The Tragedy and Exploitation of Charlottesville

ENGAGING CULTURE
* Ardee Coolidge: How Paid Surrogacy Enables Men to Buy and Sell Women and Children
* Intellectual Takeout: Is Masculinity Inherently Toxic?

GARDENING
* Old World Farms Garden: The 3 Most Common Fall Gardening Mistakes Ð And How To Avoid Them!

PARENTING
* Parent Cue: The Grunt and the Gurgle: How Boys and Girls Are Different

PASTORAL MINISTRY
* Savannah Husmann: Who Turned the Lights Off in American Churches?

POLITICS & GOVERNMENT
* Dan Spencer: Sen. Tim Scott: We Want Clarity and Moral Authority From Our President

SANCTITY OF LIFE
* Lincoln Winter: Human life: Dignity or Quality?
* Pete Baklinski: New method to ‘reverse’ abortions causes outrage at Planned Parenthood
* Abortion Pill Reversal: Regret taking the abortion pill? Please call now.

SECOND AMENDMENT
* Bob Adelmann: Michigan Foster Parents’ Conundrum: Give Up Gun Rights or Give Up Child

WORD
* Sam Wellumson: Matthew 14:22-33 – Yahweh on the Water
* Lutheran Ladies Connection: Paul, Barnabas & Timothy
* Craig Johnson: The gentle Lord loves us all
* Kent Sperry: Out of Darkness
* Paul Anderson: Hapiness Is…
* Tom Parrish: Too Many Careless Words!
* Jonathan Trotter: When Missionaries Starve
* Craig Johnson: What A Sky!

 
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Posted by on 21 August 2017 in Uncategorized

 

My reading list for August 6-12, 2017

I cull the internet so you don’t have to (ha). Here is my reading list for August 6-12, 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.

Also visit me at lumpofclay.net.

APOLOGETICS and WITNESS
* Tom Parrish: Where Are the Biblical Prophets?
* J Warner Wallace: Unbelievable? Two Reasons Why Some People Reject the Reliability of the Gospels
* Thom S Rainer: Seven Facebook Growth Hacks for Churches
* Diane Brubakken: Called to Believe, Teach, and Confess: An Introduction to Doctrinal Theology – Review

ENGAGING CULTURE
* Bob Adelmann: Dana Loesch’s NRA Ad Attacking New York Times Understates Its Dishonesty
* C W Swanson: A slightly broader view of the Google lynching of their outspoken, free thinking employee.
* J Cal Davenport: Dutch Airlines Pride Tweet Sets Up Perfect Response
* Todd Starnes: School: Honors Classes Will be Decided by Skin Color, Not Intelligence
* Pete Baklinski: Muslim takeover of Europe is ‘biggest story of our time’ and nobody knows it
* Robert Oscar Lopez: Young black man dies in the home of a gay Hillary mega-donor

GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
* Kyle Smith: Channing Tatum’s Anti-Communist Manifesto (Note: Episodes contain strong language)
* Bruce Ashford: 7 Go-To Sources for Political Opinion

HUMAN INTEREST
* Catherine Armstrong: Here Are The Oldest Photos Ever Taken In South Dakota And They’re Incredible
* Isaac Morehouse: Alexa the Speech Pathologist

MARRIAGE
* Tim Challies: 10 Issues To Work Through Before You Get Married
* Paul Anderson: Jesus on Marriage

PASTORAL MINISTRY
* John Piper: When Worship Lyrics Miss the Mark

SANCTITY OF LIFE
* Tiffany Dawson: Debunking the “Death With Dignity” Myth

WORD
* Kent Sperry: Reflections on Asia, Part 1
* Craig Johnson: Battle over big things
* Sam Wellumson: Matthew 14:13-21 – Inadequate, Enough, Excess
* Paul Anderson: The Power of the Almighty
* Grayson Gilbert: Mr. DeYoung – Here’s Why Christians Watch Game of Thrones
* Nick Batzig: Game of Dethroning Sexual Sin
* Kent Sperry: Reflections on Asia, Part 3
* Kent Sperry: Reflections on Asia, Part 4

WORLD WAR P (fighting Pornography)
* Mark Hodges: Former transgender: ‘I bought into the lies of Satan’

 
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Posted by on 13 August 2017 in Uncategorized

 

My reading list for July 30 – August 5, 2017

Here is my list for July 30 – August 5, 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
* Megan Briggs: Archaeological Discovery Suggests Pre-Destruction Jerusalem Was More Affluent and Bigger Than Originally Thought
* Anthony Dodgers: Robert Barnes: A Lutheran Martyr in England
* Vance Christie: Corrie ten Boom’s Early Years of Fruitful Service for Christ
* J Warner Wallace: Did the Apostles Lie So They Could Die as Martyrs
* Joshua Pease: 3 Things I’m Learning about Evangelism while NOT Being a Pastor
* David W Stowe: Why a 2,500-year-old Hebrew poem still matters
* Timothy W Massaro: Oldest Biblical Text Reveals Amazing Reality About the Hebrew Bible

ENGAGING CULTURE
* David French: Post-Christian America: Gullible, Intolerant, and Superstitious
* Ken Ham: New Film, Exit, from Living Waters Available for Download
* Aaron Earls: Missing: A Parent
* Ben Johnson: To rescue persecuted Christians, the West must be the West again
* Slade O’Brien: Get Involved Locally. You Might Just Save the Country.
* Joseph Ciambra: My Journey Through, and Deliverance From, the Gay Life and Lie
* Joseph Ciambra: Help! I Am a Straight Man Trapped in a Gay Man’s Body (Part 1)
* Joseph Ciambra: Sexual Orientation is Fixed, but Gender’s Completely Fluid. And 2 + 2 = 5.
* Denny Burk: Rosaria Butterfield weighs-in on 4 stages of evangelical affirmation of gay marriage

GOVERNMENT & POLITICS
* Peter Heck: BOMBSHELL: Here’s How Far D.C. Went to Exempt Itself From Obamacare
* Dave Bohon: No Urinals, but Plenty of Potential Problems, on “Gender Neutral” Navy Ship
* Tim Hawkins: The Government Can (video)
* Nicholas Umashev: Why First World Countries Have Third World Cities
* James M Roberts: Socialism Has Destroyed Venezuela
* Alex Chediak: Betsy DeVos & Title IX: Time to Revisit Obama’s ‘Dear Colleague’ Letters

HEALTHCARE
* Ed Willing: Replacement For Obamacare: A Free Market We NEVER Had

HUMAN INTEREST
* Tom Bob: This Street Artist is Making People Look Twice at Things They Walk Past Each Day
* Brandon Morse: Facebook shuts down AI robots after they begin speaking their own language
* Twisted Sifter: The Winners of the 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest
* Major Brian Shul: An SR-71 Blackbird Pilot Recounts His Infamous LA Speed Check Story
* Eric Grundhauser: A Boeing Test Flight Drew an Airplane in the Sky

MARRIAGE
* Derek Harvey: The Silent Marriage Killer More Deadly Than Sex & MoneyÑI Wasn’t Ready for This…

PARENTING
* David Murray: Smart Rules for Smartphones

PASTORAL MINISTRY
* Thom S Rainer: Five Reasons for Considering Online Registration Forms for Guests
* Chris Cagle: The 8 Questions I Need to Answer Before I Decide to Retire
* Thom S Rainer: Six Small Tweaks That Make Big Differences for Your Church Website

SANCTITY OF LIFE
* Margot Cleveland: Artificial Wombs Reveal an Ugly Truth about the Abortion-Rights Movement
* Adam Ford: Abortion Language
* Josh Craddock: The Constitution Already Prohibits Abortion: An Originalist Case for Prenatal Personhood
* Joe Carter: Explainer: American scientists “edit” human embryos
* Ardee Coolidge: When Pro-Life Words Become Flesh
* Joshua Pease: Scientists Have Successfully Altered the DNA of a Human Embryo–What’s Next?

SECOND AMENDMENT
* Marc MacYoung: Marc MacYoung on guns and violence. It isn’t who you think.

WORD
* Lutheran Ladies Connection: Agree In the Lord, Example #1
* Brett Boe/Jason Gudim/Brian Ricke: Being Lutheran Podcast Episode #33 – Matthew 4:1-11
* Paul Anderson: The Wrestling Match
* Sam Wellumson: Matthew 13:44-52 – Treasure
* Peter Leithart: God’s Market, the Church
* Jason Gudim / Brian Ricke: Being Lutheran Podcast Episode #34 – Luther’s doctrine of the Two Kingdoms
* T R Halvorson: Antinomianism and Legalism: Three Streams of Confessional Lutherans
* Matthew Phillips: Righteousness Comes From Faith
* John Chester: Proverbs for the Internet Age
* Terryt Culler: Looking Back
* Jason Gudim / Brian Ricke: Being Lutheran Podcast Episode #35 – the role of doctrine and catechesis in forming people in the faith
* Harry Schaumburg: Can You Repent Without Changing?

WORLD WAR P (fighting Pornography)
* Clay Olsen: An Official Letter From The CEO Of Fight The New Drug

WORLD WAR T (fighting transgenderism)
* Jennifer Hartline: Transgender Toolkit Demolishes Boys and Girls
* Peter Heck: Bridge Too Far? Trans Movement May Be Costing the Left Bigly

 
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Posted by on 7 August 2017 in Uncategorized

 

My reading list for July 23-29, 2017

Here is my list for July 23-29, 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
* Adam Ford: The “Death of Christianity” in America
* Bryan Wolfmueller: Six Questions for An Evolutionist
* Timothy W Massaro: Why the Need for Hospitality is Greater Than Ever

ENGAGING CULTURE
* Sonny Hallett: Cultural Appropriation: Whose culture is it anyway, and what about hybridity?
* Samantha Gobba: Court bars pro-lifers from abortion center sidewalk
* Peter Heck: Another Rape, Another Serious Question for Christians on Illegal Immigration
* Daren Jonescu: Charlie Gard’s Parents Give Up – and You’re Next

GARDENING
* Old World Farms Garden: Perennial Plants – 5 Great Choices For Summer Planting And Lasting Color!

HEALTHCARE
* Larry Alton: A Single-Payer System Won’t Work. Period.
* Peter Heck: Let’s Not Forget: Obamacare is Destroying American Healthcare for All of Us
* Michael Brown: Were We Wrong About Charlie Gard?

HUMAN INTEREST
* National Geographic via Twisted Sifter: Incredible High-Speed Footage Captures Hummingbirds’ Amazing Drinking Technique
* Kavya Ram Mohan: 11 Geographic Markers That Are Totally Inaccurate
* David Cole: Remembering Hollywood’s Favorite White Black Man
* Catherine Armstrong: The Rare Natural Phenomenon In South Dakota That Will Go Down In History
* Lars Walker: Mark Your Calendars
* Kelsey Kennedy: DNA Barcoding Shows That Two Butterfly Species Are One and the Same
* Alan Taylor: A Walk in the Woods: A Photo Appreciation of Trees
* Mike Olbinski: Pursuit (storm timelapse video)
* David Pilling: Clean electric cars are built on pollution in Congo

MARRIAGE
* Lutheran Ladies Connection: Martin Luther on Marriage #3
* Paul Carter: Six Things You Can Do to Gorw (or Save) Your Marriage

PASTORAL MINISTRY
* Thom S Rainer: The Top 10 Surprises New Pastors Have

SECOND AMENDMENT
* Wired: How a Hacker Fired a Locked Smart Gun Using Only Magnets(video)
* Elizabeth Slattery: Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down DC’s Concealed Carry Restriction

WORD
* Melissa Dennis: Stop Sending Out Good Vibes
* Lucas W Woodford: Third Use of the Law and Sanctification
* Andrea Christenson: On Grief
* John Dunlop: An Open Letter to the Person Caring for a Loved One with Dementia
* Remy Wilkins: The Impracticality of Application
* Brett Boe/Jason Gudim/Brian Ricke: Being Lutheran Podcast Episode #32 – 1 Samuel 12:1-15

WORLD WAR T (fighting transgenderism)
* Rob Shimshock: Christie Signs Bill Requiring NJ Schools Use Preferred Pronouns for Transgender Kids
* Peter Heck: Here’s How Stupid We’ve Become – and Here’s What We Must Do
* Dorothy Cummings McLean: Forcing girls to compete against transgender boys is insane
* Rod Dreher: Sweden Mainstreams LGBT Lysenkoism
* Michael Brown: My Dialogue With an LGBT Activist in DC

 
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Posted by on 31 July 2017 in Uncategorized

 

My reading list for July 16-22, 2017

Here is my list for July 16-22, 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
* Donald Williams: Questions in Evidence
* Bruce Ashford: No Public Nudity, Please
* A Simple Jar of Clay: He Who Promised Is Faithful
* Church Leaders: Suicide Is on the Rise and in the News-Ray Comfort’s ‘Exit’ Seeks to Confront
* Jonathan Howe: 10 Outreach Ideas for Your Church This Fall
* Tom Parrish: How Are You Doing Speaking for Jesus?

ENGAGING CULTURE
* Ed Stetzer: Three Ways to Engage Culture
* Richard M Ebeling: The State Is Not Your Mommy or Daddy
* Alex Newman: Decline in Moral Values Costing Millennials Big
* Charles LiMandri: Same-sex ‘marriage’: Religious right was right all along
* John Stonestreet: Eugene Peterson and Same-Sex ‘Marriage’
* Selwyn Duke: American Children Killing Themselves at Record Rate
* Trent Betrand: My University Treated Me Like a Criminal Over a Joke
* Michael Brown: Another ‘Hyper-Grace’ Teacher Bites the Dust
* Jennifer Hartline: Bosoms, Bottoms and the Stumbling of Men
* Carey Nieuwhof: How To Respond To A Culture You Don’t Like Anymore
* Peter Heck: “Tolerance” : LGBT Kingpin Brags About Punishing ‘Wicked’ Christians
* Dorothy Rabinowitz: The Dumbing Down of ‘Dunkirk’

GARDENING
* Old World Farms Garden: 3 Keys To Keep Hanging Baskets Blooming And Beautiful All Summer!

GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
* Rachel Alexander: Two People Taking on the Clintons Reportedly Committed Suicide Last Week
* Peter Heck: Government Says it Will Cost $150K; Citizen Does it for $550

HEALTHCARE
* Selwyn Duke: Repeal of ObamaCare? There’s No There There
* Michael Tennant: Senate ObamaCare Replacement Fails, but Repeal May Be in the Cards
* Ryan McMaken: Republicans Never Grasped the Healthcare Challenge

HUMAN INTEREST
* Josh Blankenship: 10 Things You Should Never Ask A Designer
* Twisted Sifter: 10 Truth Bombs to Drop at your Next Dinner Party
* Atlas Obscura: Yellowstone’s Zone of Death
* Lars Walker: Home Improvement
* Adam Ford: Man-Bun
* Kelsey Kennedy: NASA Just Released Hundreds of Historic Space and Aviation Videos
* Chris Martin: Top 10 Motivations for Using Social Media
* Steven Levy: Google Glass 2.0 Is a Startling Second Act
* AntipodesMap: Antipodes Map

ISLAM
* Bill Muehlenberg: Islam and Sharia Creep Spinning Out of Control

MARRIAGE
* Nicholas Batzig: 7 Ways to Care for Your Wife

PARENTING
* Annie Holmquist: What Children Lose By Not Gardening
* Natasha Crain: How Living Counter-Culturally Can Lead to Your Kids’ Resentment of Christianity

PASTORAL MINISTRY
* Michael Brown: Christian Leaders, Please Speak the Truth About Homosexuality Plainly and With Love
* Church Fuel: 5 Church Growth Ideas That Aren’t Expensive
* Aaron Wilson: 4 Types of People Curious about the Church
* Brian Wolfmueller: New Anti-Catechism Handout
* Carey Nieuwhof: Why Attending Church No Longer Makes Sense
* Gene Veith: A confessional text on marriage, natural law & human law
* Facts & Trends: Bible Not Seen As Essential by American Christians

WORD
* Sam Wellumson: Isaiah 55:10-13 & Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 – Sprout
* Paul Anderson: 5 Facts about Sons
* Paul Anderson: Wise–and Otherwise
* Craig Johnson: Trusting the right fort to protect our soul
* Josh Buice: Yes Christian, You Need the Church
* Gary Wilkerson: Waiting for the Power of God
* Wade Mobley: The Light of the World Lifted Up (video)
* Samuel James: Why I Quote C.S. Lewis So Much
* Adam Ford: Cosmic Child Abuse
* Lutheran Ladies Connection: The Mind of Christ
* Paul Anderson: What Does Weakness Look Like?

WORLD WAR P (fighting pornography)
* Joshua Pease: Mythbuster’s Adam Savage: ‘The Internet Hates Women’ and Why He’s Warning His Sons About Porn

WORLD WAR T (fighting transgenderism)
* Gerard T Mundy: Hiding from the Sun: Gender Ideology’s Attack on Truth

 
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Posted by on 24 July 2017 in Uncategorized

 

My reading list for July 9-15, 2017

Here is my list for July 9-15, 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
* Tom Parrish: The Road to Hell Is Paved with Ignorance and Stupidity
* Michael Kruger: Five “Fake News” Stories That People Believe about Early Christianity
* Bob Smietana: Sacred Spaces: How Your Church Building Can Bless Your Community 7 Days a Week

ENGAGING CULTURE
* Michael Goodwin: The 2016 Election and the Demise of Journalistic Standards
* Dennis Prager: The Atlantic Publishes All You Need to Know About the Left
* Samuel James: A Future of Snark, Not Ideas
* Samuel D James: Eugene Peterson’s Theological Sigh
* Owen Strachan: Is Alliance Defending Freedom a “Hate Group”?
* Samuel James: 4 Thoughts on Eugene Peterson’s Retraction
* Michael Brown: Should We Use Eugene Peterson’s The Message?
* Bill Muehlenberg: Peterson and Homosexuality: Just What is the Message?

GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
* Andrew Salzone: Decrypting Jefferson
* Rachel del Guidice: The Stalling Technique 2 Democrats Are Using to Block a Conservative Judge
* Dan Mitchell: Government Fraud: A Feature, not a Bug
* Dan Mitchell: Elizabeth Warren other Rich Leftists Talk the Talk, but Don’t Walk the Walk

HEALTHCARE
* David Thornton: Cruz-Lee Provision Is Reportedly In New Health Bill Draft

HUMAN INTEREST
* Nicholas Davis: 8 Classics Every Christian Should Read
* Anna Mathews/Caroline Probst: The Oddest Fact about Each U.S. President
* Michael Waters: The Great Lengths Taken to Make Abraham Lincoln Look Good in Photos
* Sarah Laskow: Just How Big Is Antarctica’s Newly Broken-Off Iceberg?
* Adrian Luckman: I’ve studied Larsen C and its giant iceberg for years Ð it’s not a simple story of climate change

MARRIAGE
* Garret Kell: Good Lovemaking Is About God

PARENTING
* Rod Dreher: Parents, Get Your Head Out Of Your Rear Ends
* Melissa Edgington: There is a Better Way to Experience Sexuality, and Christian Parents Need to Be Talking About It
* Denny Burk: Standing against a destructive misogyny threatening our children

PASTORAL MINISTRY
* Ken Braddy: Discipling in an Age of Biblical Illiteracy
* Mark Surgurg: A brief history of private confession in the Lutheran Church

SANCTITY OF LIFE
* Ken Ham: Twitter Bans Pro-Life Ads for Being “Offensive”

WORD
* Paul Anderson: Who, Me? Deny Myself?
* Lutheran Indian Ministries: Listening to God
* Sam Wellumson: Romans 7:1-13 – A Dead Dog
* Sam Wellumson: Matthew 11:25-30 – Hidden & Revealed
* Kent Sperry: Loving the Hateful
* Terry Cullers: Vacation
* Amy Medina: When Missionaries Think They Know Everything
* Brett Boe/Jason Gudim/Brian Ricke: Being Lutheran Podcast Episode #31 – The Sixth Commandment

WORLD WAR T (fighting transgenderism)
* Trevor Thomas: Leonard Pitts Hits His Limits

 
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Posted by on 17 July 2017 in Uncategorized

 
 
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