List o’ Links

I’ve decided to revive an ancient tradition here at the blog – a weekly collection of interesting and relevant links from around the interwebs. I shouldn’t need to say it, but I probably do, so…linking someone in this post does not mean I agree with his or her body of work as a whole. Here then, divided into some random categories, is this weeks offering.

Current Reading

A War Like No Other by Victor Davis Hanson – a deep dive into the Peloponnesian War.

The Great Hunt by Robert Jordan – the second book in Jordan’s epic “Wheel of Time” series.

Food for Thought

I’ve been enjoying Paul Henebury’s series “The Kingdom of God in Luke” over at Sharper Iron. There are six installments so far, which you can access by clicking here: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Good advice, I think, for any Christian, but especially for people in ministry: Go Narrow, Go Deep

Esther O’Reilly has become one of my favorite reads (and Twitter follows) over the past several months. Here is is on the Afghanistan crisis.

I’m not sure I agree with Aaron on everything in this post, but his overall point – when it comes to the culture wars – is “calm down”, and I think that is wise counsel.

And speaking of culture wars, here is veteran culture warrior Doug Wilson making roughly the same point.

However, lest you be lulled into thinking that there is no such thing as “culture wars”, Kevin DeYoung brings a reality check.

Pastor, are you preparing your church for when you are no longer there? I wrote a little about this here, and Mike Hess has given some helpful pointers here.

Interesting Stuff

I think it may be time to renovate the house.

What do you do when you have too much time on your hands? Why, you reproduce Middle Earth – all of it– in Minecraft.

On The Light Side

Sin nature explained in one meme.

Musical Interlude

This will brighten your day.

Did you see any interesting links this week? Let me know about them in the comments. Who knows, they may make next weeks list!


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