Chipotle Church and the Problem of Choice | Brett McCracken, The Gospel Coalition
“But church shouldn’t be about being perfectly understood and met in our comfort zone; it should be about understanding and knowing God more, and meeting him where he’s at.”

The Difficulty of Prayer (and a solution) | Mark Jones, Reformation21
If you find prayer difficult, you’re in good company with the likes of John Bunyan and Martyn Lloyd-Jones.

The World Needs More One-Woman Men | David Mathis, Desiring God
Why this kind of purity and fidelity is more than just being faithful to your wife.

Thoughts on Note-Taking During Sermons | Jared C. Wilson, For the Church
Is it necessary or even beneficial?

The Truth About Church Websites | Austin Brown, Gentle Reformation
Does yours accurately represent your congregation? Does it show hospitality to new visitors?

‘Bigorexia’: Muscle dysmorphia ‘now affects one in 10 gym-going men’
A kind of “reverse anorexia” creeping in among men. I think this must be what my problem is.

Kindle Deals

The New American Commentary Volumes
The many, many volumes are all on sale, most are $2.99.

The Reagan Diaries by Ronald Reagan ($1.99)

The Paradox of Choice by Barry Schwartz ($1.99)

A Bundle of Joy: Six Books On Christian Happiness by David Murray ($2.99)

New Book

The New Pastor’s Handbook: Help and Encouragement for the First Years of Ministry by Jason Helopoulos ($9.99). Great idea for a book and well executed.


0-100: Advice
People ages 0-100 share the best advice they ever received. A good discussion starter for a Youth Group.