- Comprehensive Gospel-Centered Pre-Marital Mentoring Program by Brad Hambrick. He has these marriage seminars available too.
- Writing Seminar from Tony Payne of Matthias Media. “7 ways to do vastly better than listicles.” (I love the irony in that title.) If you’re not an Aussie (the majority of my blog followers aren’t!), you can get the mp3 of the event emailed to you.
6 Reasons to Read Dead Writers. Aaron Earls quoting C.S. Lewis.
1. Old writers are gifted communicators.
2. Their ideas have been tested.
3. They give us perspective on modern culture.
4. They challenge modern viewpoints.
5. They show us the historic unity and strength of Christianity.
6. They can’t disappoint you by acting like a jerk on social media.
Can You Repent without Changing: The Beginning of the End for Sexual Sin by Harry Schaumburg.
Has the Smartphone Destroyed a Generation? on The Atlantic. Yikes…
Must I Join a Church to Be a Christian? by Jeff Robinson. If you claim to follow Christ, yet don’t attend church, you owe it to your soul to read this and think. Spoiler alert:
I’m not sure the proper question is “Do I have to join a church to be a Christian?” Rather, a better question might be, “What is my attitude toward the local church, and what does that say about my commitment to Christ?” It’s more a question of ought than must.
Smart Rules for Smart Phones. David Murray shares a list of rules for kids.
Why Christians Should Avoid Watching Rape Scenes. By Kaitlin Beaty. I wish this wasn’t needed!
In sum, we’re often willing to watch narrative rape but don’t always know how to address real rape. And in the gap between the pretend of on-screen and the pain of real life, we have a Hollywood phenomenon that is as surreal as it sounds: the rape choreographer.
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