There was simply too much left over from yesterday…
- Preston Sprinkle (oh the irony) makes a case for infant baptism, even though he has always believed and taught believers baptism.
- This was posted nearly a year ago, but Scot McKnight picked it up this week. The author takes James’ epistle, and recasts it in a form similar to Proverbs, to which it is often compared.
- “The Christian’s advantage, then, is not that they find themselves less fallen and closer to said perfection than others, nor that they find in their religion a means of escaping the world of fragility, brokenness, guilt, and error; the Christian’s advantage is that they are able to stand despite their own broken humanity in a fallen world because they stand with the vicariously human Christ.”
- It’s official! Pensacola Christian College has the best college swimming pool.
- This simple cartoon is probably the best summary of the recent polling data on Christianity you are going to see; far better than any network news reports.
- When we say that a nation “is a Christian country” we’re not doing them any favors.
- When selecting new church staff, or even volunteers, leaders often check social media accounts on Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, Pinterest, Twitter, etc. Here are some tips as to exactly what you should be looking for.
- A more dynamic reading than CCLI can offer you on what songs churches are using can be found at the “What’s Hot” page at PraiseCharts.com
- Doug Wilson on video games: “While many modern kids are ignorant of that body of knowledge that their great-grandparents would have considered the sine qua non of being educated, they are quite capable of navigating many parts of the modern world that their ancestors would have found utterly bewildering.”
- “A priest, a minister, and a rabbi walk into a radio station . . . ”
- When the man isn’t exercising spiritual leadership: “Since God has ordained fathers and husbands to be the spiritual leaders of the home, there is only one way to get around that spiritual law and it’s not by tearing our husbands down from the role and stepping up – it’s by asking his permission to fulfill the role until he’s willing or able to do so himself.”
- Most Provocative Blog Post Title: Don’t Hold Your Hair Back When You Throw Up.
- YouTube Relic of the Week: “We’re the Youth miniStarZ.”
- Initially, a school in Las Vegas banned a 12-year old from doing a project on her favorite Bible verse.
- “Universal Life Church has ordained more than 20 million people and is seeing a 10 percent to 15 percent increase a year. Both online outfits allow a variety of ordination titles, ranging from cardinal to pastor to wizard, freethinker and more.”
- Finally, it’s #1, ranking even above salvation on their statement of faith: