“Born That Way” No More: The New Science of Sexual Orientation
“A new study adds to a growing body of evidence demonstrating that the dominant narrative about sexual orientation—that it is genetically determined—simply cannot be true. Instead, the science shows that a person’s sexual orientation and choice of partners depends heavily on the development and expression of personal autonomy regarding one’s own sexual possibilities. People with same-sex attractions should be legally and culturally free not to identify with or act on them.”

How Sex Became King
“Sex is not king, and it shouldn’t be. Instead, it’s designed to be shaped around the will of the King who gave us the gift of sex in the first place.”

On the Issues: Depression
This is an excellent video from Russell Moore.

“Many people suffer from depression. And sadly, a lot of people who are suffering do so silently because of the stigma around depression. The church of Jesus Christ must help correct this. The Christian life is not about faking strength but bearing burdens. In this video, I examine how Scripture gives us examples of God using people who experienced these dark nights of the soul and provide a few points of guidance for what to do in the midst of depression.”

Marks of a Good Sermon Outline [PODCAST] | H.B. Charles Jr.

“In this episode, I want to talk to you about marks of good sermon outlines. Some preachers disregard the structure of the sermon.  Others are more concerned with the outline than anything else. Both extremes are wrong. Sermon outlines should serve the preacher, the text, and the congregation.”

What It Takes to Give a Great Presentation
This is fascinating. Some lessons for preachers here, especially on editing. You can skip the mosquitoes.

Open the Bible
This looks like a great website from a wonderful Bible teacher. “A free website that can help you share the God of the Bible with others.”

Introducing Crossway+
And here’s another new service which you may want to use if you’re interested in weakening the power of Amazon and strengthening faithful Christian publishers.

“Today, we are pleased to announce the official launch of Crossway+, a new membership program designed to provide you with resources aimed at strengthening your faith and serving the church. Registering for a free Crossway+ membership makes it more convenient and affordable than ever to purchase directly from Crossway.”

Why Are Young Americans Killing Themselves? – The New York Times
This is so tragic.