How Children Succeed
Alex Chediak interviews Paul Tough, author of How Children Succeed.

Rethinking Stuart Anglicanism
This is one for us Puritan geeks.

Facebook, Twitter, and Blogging Improve Writing
Teachers have come to view social media as a positive avenue for creative expression. “Most teachers told us they wouldn’t consider texting or tweeting as formal writing, in the strict sense, but it means students are writing more and they see that as a plus.”

Why So Many Leadership Programs Fail
Peter Bregman: “What makes leadership hard isn’t the theoretical, it’s the practical. It’s not about knowing what to say or do. It’s about whether you’re willing to experience the discomfort, risk, and uncertainty of saying or doing it. In other words, the critical challenge of leadership is, mostly, the challenge of emotional courage.” (HT: Zac Nielsen)

10 Ways to Resist The Devil
Tim Challies summarizes Thomas Brooks’ ten strategies for resisting the devil.

Mike Wittmer: “Here’s the takeaway for me and for you:  your level of success is not a reliable way to gauge the quality of your work. You may be laboring in relative obscurity, but you may still receive the most enthusiastic “Well done!” from our Lord.”