You Never Know Who Might Be Listening
Tim Lane: “Once again, I was awakened to the fact that real sufferers are always in my audience. The impact was almost like a reset button for me. When I am teaching, I am more than a “talking head” disseminating information. Rather, I am a servant speaking words of life to people who need grace. You really never know who is listening.”

Is Preaching Really Foolishness?
What did Paul mean when he said that preaching was foolishness?

Why White Christians Should Listen To Black Christians
Jemar Tisby encourages white Christians, who are being pushed to the margins, to start listening to those who’ve lived there.

Five Pitfalls To Avoid In Sermon Illustrations
I’ve fallen down every one of these.


11 Outrageous Items Still On Sale Online
Nazi uniform anyone? Try Amazon.

Major Harvard-affiliated Boston Hospital Expels Physician For Voicing Concerns About Homosexual Behavior

Biomarker Helps Identify Mental Illness in Women
This is good news and should motivate us to regularly pray for medical researchers: “San Diego researchers report that for the first time, they have identified a biological marker: the over-production of specific genes that could be a diagnostic indicator of mental illness in female psychiatric patients.”

Fly Brain Senses Swat Threat
This is important. “Researchers in the US say that they have solved the mystery of why flies are so hard to swat….The research suggests that the best way of swatting a fly is to creep up slowly and aim ahead of its location.” Wish I’d known that last night.

Kindle Books

Three Views on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament $4.99.

To Be Near Unto God by Abraham Kuyper $2.99.

Understanding Scripture: An Overview of the Bible’s Origin, Reliability, and Meaning by Wayne Grudem $2.99.

Pastors in the Classics: Timeless Lessons on Life and Ministry from World Literature by Leland Ryken $1.99.


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