How Writing To-Do Lists Helps Your Brain (Whether Or Not You Finish Them)
Three psychological benefits from the simple act of drawing up a list of top-priority tasks, even if you don’t do them.

Traditional Christians at a Critical Juncture
I the light of increasing and potential further losses of religious freedom, here’s an article that assesses where we’ve been, where we’re going, and how to respond

Students are not hard-wired to learn in different ways – we need to stop using unproven, harmful methods
“If learning styles exist at all, these are not “hard wired” and are at most simply preferences. What we prefer is neither fixed for all time nor always what is best for us.”

10 Ways Not to Help a Hurting Friend
Ten approaches to caring for the hurting that look helpful on the surface, but in the end may only add to the pain.

Ten Reasons Why Many Churches Aren’t Evangelistic

Spiritual Disciplines and the Sinkhole Syndrome
“You know the story. A man has been a believer in Christ for decades. To all outward appearances he’s a man of Christian faithfulness and integrity. He has maintained a reputation as a fine example of public and private faithfulness to the things of God for decades. Then, without warning, it all collapses into a sinkhole of sin. Everyone wonders how it could have happened so quickly. In most cases, it soon becomes known that—like most sinkholes—the problem didn’t develop overnight.”

Thank God For Your Job (Doesn’t Matter What Your Job Is!)
Good return-to-work post.

New Book

Being There: How to Help Those Who Are Hurting by Dave Furman.

Kindle Books

For your non-Kindle book buying needs please consider using Reformation Heritage Books in the USA and Reformed Book Services in Canada. Good value prices and shipping.

God at Work: Your Christian Vocation in all of Life by Gene Veith $3.99. Difficult to find a better book on the Christian view of work.

True Friendship by Vaughan Roberts $2.99.

Do More Better: A Practical Guide to Productivity by Tim Challies $2.99.

The Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness by Dave Ramsey $3.99. A life-changer!


Human Tears Under The Microscope
I wonder what the tears of conviction of sin look like? Or the tears of suffering children of God? God not only knows but sees more beauty in them than in any other tears.

“You number my wanderings; put my tears into your bottle; are they not in your book?” (Psalm 56:8)

  • Gerald

    We have seen one of our sons go from reading at a grade two level in grade six to finishing high school at the top of the class. I believe a good teacher will recognize that each student is different and learns differently. Adapting to multiple learning styles has changed a son from thinking he’s stupider than everyone else to top of class competitor