Jesus redeems Psalm 89
Prof Steve Taylor argues that “Christotelicity” helps us understand Psalm 89. I can’t say I fully agree with Prof Taylor’s conclusion, but this is a great example of how to weigh exegetical options. For the record, although I believe that Jesus is the ultimate answer to this Psalm, I think the Psalmist does provide the answer of faith in verse 52, despite everything that providence seems to be telling him.
Education’s Economics of Scarcity
Counter-cultural article arguing that the more you create of something (graduates) the less valuable they become. Did you know that China has started canceling any degree programs in which 60% of graduates fail to find a job within two years? Meanwhile, Elaine Chao argues that Education is still the best recession protection.
A conversation about books and reading
Stimulating book-talk between Tony Reinke and Dr Karen Swallow Prior, a Professor of English.
My friend Nellie
Every congregation has a Nellie or two. They are a pastor’s delight. Jared Wilson pens a beautiful tribute to his own Nellie who went to be with the Lord last Friday, aged 95.
Are kids with Down Syndrome on the road to extinction?
90% end their pregnancy when given a Down Syndrome diagnosis.
Why your identity is worth $5000
This infographic tells us that an estimated 9 million Americans’ identities are stolen each year, costing each victim an average of $4,841. It takes 33 hours on average to solve an identity theft case, even though 43% of theft victims know the criminals who steal their information!
Laptop Pickpocket Prank
Here’s a good example of how to get free advertising via a great viral video.