Students learn more effectively from print textbooks than screens, study says
Who knew?

Why Reading Books Should be Your Priority, According to Science
On the same subject, “More than a quarter–26 percent–of American adults admit to not having read even part of a book within the last year. That’s according to statistics coming out of the Pew Research Center. If you’re part of this group, know that science supports the idea that reading is good for you on several levels.”

9 Bible Verses For Depression To Shine Light Into Darkness
“As you read these, thank God that they’re true, regardless of what you feel…May these give you hope and strength as you wait for God to lead you out of the Valley of Darkness.”

My Midlife Crisis — and Counsel for Yours
There’s a lot of excellent counsel in here on warning signs and what to do about it.

Keeping the Sabbath Saved My Marriage, My Ministry, and Probably My Life
“In our 24/7 world, I have never once seen someone accidentally keep a Sabbath. Sabbath is an action of great purpose, one that demands feisty intentionality. It requires us to live in a rhythm that squarely opposes the dangerous pulse and habits of our world. Sabbath-keeping is not just a small vignette in the Bible. Page after page, story after story, book after book, Sabbath comes to us. This is not a minor motif in the story of the Bible—it is one of the greatest themes of the Bible. Sabbath is not extra credit. It is a commandment, not a suggestion.”

13 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence
The hardest thing to train in Seminary.

From drugs to redemption: Lindsay Holloway’s story
I’m sure this will encourage some despairing parents out there.

Kindle Books

Cities of God: The Real Story of How Christianity Became an Urban Movement and Conquered Rome by Rodney Stark $1.99.

Raised with Christ: How the Resurrection Changes Everything by Adrian Warnock $3.99.

Becoming a Pastor Theologian: New Possibilities for Church Leadership $6.99.

Where was God when that happened?: And other questions about God’s goodness, power and the way he works in the world  by Christopher Ash $2.99.