I didn't post one of these over the last few days because there just wasn't that much interesting, at least in the places I tend to look.
How to Read a Christian Book--Jean Williams shares 11 ways that may help with your retention of what you read. I particularly agree with "writing in your books"
Is grace the answer to licentiousness?--Tullian Tchvidjian responds to recent criticisms that he promotes too much grace to a licentious culture. Reflecting on the cultural changes in the church, he writes, "With this shift came a renewed focus on the internal life of the
individual. The subjective question, 'How am I doing?' became a more
dominant feature than the objective question, 'What did Jesus do?' As a
result, generations of Christians were taught that Christianity was
primarily a life-style; that the essence of our faith centered on 'how
to live'; that real Christianity was demonstrated in the moral change
that took place inside those who had a 'personal relationship with
Jesus.' Our ongoing performance for Jesus, therefore, not Jesus’
finished performance for us, became the focus of sermons, books, and
conferences. What I need to do and who I need to become, became the end
I love this--A version of the cup song in Gaelic