How much sleep do you really need?
“Studies show that people who sleep between 6.5 hr. and 7.5 hr. a night, as they report, live the longest. And people who sleep 8 hr. or more, or less than 6.5 hr., they don’t live quite as long.” And here’s the science of napping.

A Critical Mind vs a Critical Spirit
“I wonder at what point our appreciation for insightful analysis turns into a celebration of critique that leads to an unhealthy elevation of the critic.”

Is learning Greek and Hebrew really worth it?
A rhetorical question, of course.

Some challenges and trends for Seminaries
The Chronicle of Higher Education has some advice for Seminaries (HT: BibleX)

Your ministry is not your identity
“I was a pastor in the process of destroying his life and ministry, and I didn’t know it. I wish I could say that my pastoral experience is unique, but I have come to learn in travels to hundreds of churches around the world that sadly, it is not.”

The new style of writing for the Net
It involves.

Lots of short and choppy.

Sentences and paras!