Facebook Self Censored; Former Lesbian on Olympian Jenner; Tony Campolo; The Church in Exile;

Weekend Links An excerpt from a previous post earlier this year to introduce the weekend links. All loves, all joys, all pleasures are given as momentary gifts to lead us to long for greater love, fuller joys, unending pleasures, all of which can only be satisfied in God himself. God wants us to long for … More Facebook Self Censored; Former Lesbian on Olympian Jenner; Tony Campolo; The Church in Exile;

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Evaluating “empire”; Doctrine; The Origins Debate; Purity Rings and Wisdom; Jim Wallis Jumps the Shark;

Weekend Links Busy packing day so this will be quick. Some good links below. Remember, a link is not an endorsement, just a stimulating or helpful perspective. Thinking Better about New Testament Studies Evaluating “Empire” in Current New Testament Studies (Reading the NT as rhetoric against Roman Empire has become a popular concept in ana-baptist … More Evaluating “empire”; Doctrine; The Origins Debate; Purity Rings and Wisdom; Jim Wallis Jumps the Shark;

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The Hole in Holiness; Perry Noble; Chick-fil-A; White House Math; Thank God for Pagans; False Conversions; and much, much more

Weekend Links Get a cup of coffee, take 30 minutes, and pick any five of these articles. Remember, “readers are leaders and leaders are readers.” There are some challenging links here but of course, I don’t vouch for all the perspectives or conclusions. Growing Better Christians and Leaders The Hole in Our Holiness (Interview with … More The Hole in Holiness; Perry Noble; Chick-fil-A; White House Math; Thank God for Pagans; False Conversions; and much, much more

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Hell under Fire, Annihilationism; Ending Abortion; The Trinity; Debt Brakes on Government Spending; Welfare State; Islamic Radicalization and more

Weekend Links Fewer links this week but still some great material here. Don’t miss the brief article on the Trinity. As always, i thought they were all interesting even if I can’t agree with all the points made in every one. Your mileage may vary.  Doctrine Hell Under Fire: Speaker Dismantles Arguments for Annihilationism (Shepherd’s … More Hell under Fire, Annihilationism; Ending Abortion; The Trinity; Debt Brakes on Government Spending; Welfare State; Islamic Radicalization and more

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John Piper Controversy; Tornadoes; Eric Metaxes; Taxing the Wealthy; Gay Suicide; Jarrid Wilson

Weekend Links Great list of posts including some I wish I didn’t have to post (see the section on LEADING BETTER). Can’t vouch for all of them but all of them will challenge your thinking. Cultural Engagement Burning Fuel into Fertilizer Good for the Environment Obama vs Reagan: Why it’s Important (Bill O’Reilly) Watchdog Press … More John Piper Controversy; Tornadoes; Eric Metaxes; Taxing the Wealthy; Gay Suicide; Jarrid Wilson

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Fracking: Finally, the Truth; Tim Stafford; Notre Dame; Obama and the Catholic Church (and the rest of us)

Weekend Links Enjoy! Leading the Church Better Why Churches Should Euthanize their Small Groups As If We Really Believed: Disturbing trends in giving (Tim Stafford) St. Francis Never Said It (Mark Galli) Our Salvation is Bound up in the Doctrine of the Trinity (Justin Taylor) Cultural Engagement Notre Dame Faculty Speak Out to Obama (CNS … More Fracking: Finally, the Truth; Tim Stafford; Notre Dame; Obama and the Catholic Church (and the rest of us)

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Preaching that Exalts the Risen Christ

Tuesday is for Preaching Picked this up some time ago from Justin Taylor quoting Stephen Um. [Bracketed and blue comments are my own.] Advice for Aspiring Christ-Centered Preachers Wise advice here from Stephen Um: Read the Scriptures. In order to see how inter-canonical themes and the narrative of redemptive history run through the entire Bible, and … More Preaching that Exalts the Risen Christ

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Liberals, Conservatives, Greens, Ann Coulter, Walter Williams, Ricky Gervais, and Theology

Weekend Links This weeks links are fewer. (I have too many deadlines to accomplish much outside reading.) Enjoy your Thanksgiving weekend. I hope your team wins, your family’s love, your neighbors know your compassion, and your heart is centered in the King who is coming again to judge the living and the dead. As always, … More Liberals, Conservatives, Greens, Ann Coulter, Walter Williams, Ricky Gervais, and Theology

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