When Complaining Tears Us Apart | Her.meneutics |
Sociologists say voicing our frustrations brings us together. Scripture offers another way.

Slighting Syria’s Christians | First Things
Why has the US only accepted 53 Christian refugees from Syria in 5 years of conflict?

Pastor or Scholar? Pursue Your Strongest Desire
Interview with Thom Schreiner on how he has combined scholarship with pastoring.

Three Ways to Love Your Imperfect Husband | Desiring God
One for my wife.

Does God Want Me to Excel in What I Do or Who I Am? | IFWE
“God wants his people to excel in both what they do (behavior or good deeds), and who they are (inward character).”

Here’s What The Most Successful People Read And Why | Fastcompany
“A surprising number of the people I speak to don’t read just anything. They read—even obsess over—biographies and autobiographies.”  If you want to start, see two good biographies below.

US Blasts Open Trans Locker Room Doors | The American Conservative
“Ten years ago, if you had said that the federal government was soon going to force public schools to let biological males undress in girls’ locker room, and biological females undress in locker rooms filled with teenage boys, you would have been called some sort of right-wing paranoid.”

Government Should Not Fund Organizations that Kill Innocent Human Beings | HHPR
“Regardless of whether Planned Parenthood has violated the law, and regardless of whether its abortionists or officials should be prosecuted, Planned Parenthood should not be eligible for government funding because it engages in acts of profound injustice against the weakest and most vulnerable members of the human family. The central truth that the recent videos highlight is the humanity of the living being that Planned Parenthood dismembers in abortion. The videos show Planned Parenthood technicians sifting through aborted fetal remains while exclaiming, “It’s a baby!” and “Another boy!”

The value of university: Our first-ever college rankings | The Economist
Four-year non-vocational American colleges, ranked by alumni earnings above expectation.

Kindle Books

The Rage Against God: How Atheism Led Me to Faith by Peter Hitchens $2.99.

Unpacking Forgiveness: Biblical Answers for Complex Questions and Deep Wounds by Chris Brauns $2.99. Best book on the subject.

Know the Creeds and Councils by Justin Holcomb $3.99.

New Books

In connection with the documentary video below you can read more about J. I. Packer in two recent books.

J. I. Packer: An Evangelical Life by Leland Ryken $20.99.

Packer on the Christian Life: Knowing God in Christ, Walking by the Spirit by Sam Storms $9.99.


J I Packer in his own words
A beautiful 20 minute documentary on Dr. Packer’s life and legacy.