There’s still time to take my 5-minute survey on your prayer life and win $20 worth of books from WTS Books. Your answers will help me with a writing project.
Bernie Sanders to Traditional Christians: Your Beliefs are Indefensibly Hateful and Insulting. A good roundup from Justin Taylor of a troubling episode of intolerance. (I don’t get political on this blog unless it’s necessary. In this case, it is, as Sanders hinted at a dangerous and unconstitutional faith-test for public office.)
Best Movies of the 21st Century by Ross Douthat
Obviously, lists like this are extremely subjective and should be considered with discernment. I’ve seen five movies on the list, which is surprising—I’m the worst guy I know at keeping up with new movies. Maybe there’ll be a good pick here to add to your to-watch list.
Do You Resent the Life God Gave You? By Sarah Walton.
How Not to Argue About Which Bible Translation is the Best by Andy Naselli. If you talk to people about Bible translations ever, this will prove a helpful read to help you understand the complexities. The graphic under #4 will temper your cause to complain!
Mortality and My Library by James K.A. Smith
I will die with books unread on my shelf. So be it. The grass withers, the flowers fade, the pages become mildewed and musty. So too will I.
The Surprising Truth about Legalism by Sinclair Ferguson.
What Jesus Says to Every Doubter By J.D. Greear
Who Killed the Contemporary Christian Music Industry? A fascinating take on the history and demise of CCM.
The Public Reading of Scripture (watch video)
One of the first things the Risen Jesus did was serve his friends breakfast. But yeah, go ahead and skip the most important meal of the day.
— Sammy Rhodes (@sammyrhodes) June 13, 2017