Pagan vs. Biblical Propitiation. “Propitiation” is one of those five-syllable theological words that tend to break up polite parties. But it’s also a word that’s well worth the work of understanding, because whether we know it or not, all of us are walking around working on some sort of plan for propitiation. The big question is whether our plan is a Christian one.
True Greatness Never Goes Viral. “In our celebrity infatuated culture, my grandpa was the quintessential anti-celebrity. He shopped at Wal-Mart. He once pulled out a rotten tooth with a pair of pliers. He kept score at local church softball games. He was a WWII vet who was most certainly not impressed with himself. But my grandpa was most certainly great in God’s eyes…”
Sochi Wolf Prank. How Jimmy Kimmel pranked the world.
What Does Gang Rape and Mutilation Have to Do With Jesus? “Judges 19:22-30 is one of the most horrific texts in all the biblical text. Plugging it into Google reveals it is used by many haters of the faith as examples of the Bible’s awfulness and unreliability. And the passage does reveal something awful…”
Should a Christian Photographer Work at a Same Sex Ceremony? Dr. Russell Moore answers with his usual faithfulness, clarity, and grace.
What If You Don’t Have a Dramatic Testimony? A thoughtful piece about co-called boring testimonies. “Be grateful that God spared you from the heart-breaking, soul-wrenching consequences of some sins. Be grateful that God saved you before you could wreck your life. Be grateful that you’re not carrying years of baggage around with you.”
Your Multitasking is a Bad Idea. Another fun infograph with implications. “If we are really trying to save time by multi-tasking, or just find momentary enjoyment, why don’t we save ourselves some more time and focus on one thing at a time.”
Top Ten Reasons Folks Prefer Paper Books to E-Books. A fun infograph I heartily agree with.
The Most Amazing Hacky Sackin’ You’ll Ever See.