Religion

  • Leadership is essential for success in life, church, ministry, and business. I’ve asked some leaders I know and respect to write about several important aspects of leadership so I could share them...
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  • ChurchMag | 1/19/2018 | Eric Dye
    This has been a curious start to the New Year. Facebook announced big changes, I’m joining in a weight-loss challenge, and some interesting conversations have been going on amongst the team that...
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  • Leithart | 1/19/2018 | Staff
    In an essay in the Economic Journal (117 [2007] 146-73), Robert Sugden and Luigino Bruni describe how “psychology was removed from economics, and how it might be brought back.
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  • Desiring God | 1/12/2018 | John Piper
    I think one of the best pointers to the taste of the experience of enjoying God is the enjoyment of human people — people you know. People in your family, perhaps, or maybe that’s not true.
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  • First Things | 1/19/2018 | Samuel D. James
    The sexual revolution has a well-known masculine bias. Though feminists have won real battles, the outcome of the war has never been in doubt. Unmooring sexuality from the home, from marriage, and...
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  • Leithart | 1/19/2018 | Staff
    In a long and stimulating piece in the New Atlantis, Samuel Matlack explores the role of metaphor in contemporary physics, especially with regard to the challenges of translating the mathematical...
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  • First Things | 1/19/2018 | Wesley J. Smith
    We’ve seen it happen: A new assault on the sanctity of human life appears—say, infanticide being promoted in a major bioethics journal, or officials in Iceland bragging that no children with Down...
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  • Leithart | 1/19/2018 | Staff
    In a TLS review of several recent books on China, Gavin Jacobson highlights the role of geography and history in the formation of contemporary Chinese politics. Geography first: “China is enclosed...
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  • Jesus Creed | 1/19/2018 | Staff
    A few years ago, the boys (yeah, I know my sons are 33 and married with children) and I were talking about what to give each other for Christmas. We went through the usual suggestions—ties, shirts,...
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  • sharperiron.org | 1/19/2018 | Staff
    O lover of the gospel can conceal from himself the fact that the days are evil. We are willing to make a large discount from our apprehensions on the score of natural timidity, the caution of age,...
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  • Leithart | 1/19/2018 | Staff
    Way back in 1997, Peter Berkowitz published a review of David Walsh’s The Growth of the Liberal Soul. It’s a notable title, since one of the charges of post-liberals is that liberalism has no soul.
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  • Cranach | 1/19/2018 | Staff
    The Concordia Publishing House blog has posted an interview with Rev. Trevor Sutton and me about our new book, Authentic Christianity: How Lutheran Theology Speaks to a Postmodern World.
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  • Leithart | 1/19/2018 | Staff
    Edward Luce (Retreat of Western Liberalism) notes that in 1750, India and China account for “three-quarters of the world’s manufactures.” The East’s dominance collapsed over the following centuries:...
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  • Tim Challies | 1/19/2018 | Staff
    Today’s Kindle deals include just a couple of books. Westminster Books is featuring Nancy Pearcey’s excellent new book Love Thy Body. Is Jesus Really the Answer? Elspeth - Pitt - Practice - Years -...
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  • Good Letters | 1/19/2018 | Staff
    On my first reading of this poem, I felt disoriented by all the non sequiturs, all the disconnected images leaping here and there. But then I thought: isn’t this how my own attention works (or...
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  • ChurchLeaders | 1/18/2018 | Staff
    How do you define an evangelical? “Someone who likes Billy Graham and likes to debate the definition of ‘evangelical.’” Truth - Joke - Days - Wonder - Label We chuckle because there’s more than a...
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  • ChurchLeaders | 1/18/2018 | Staff
    In his book, My Name Is Hope, John Mark Comer contrasts “vending machine prayers” with “prayers in Jesus’ name.” When applied to marriage, the analogy is quite illuminating.
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  • Catholic and Enjoying It! | 1/19/2018 | Staff
    …to have lying sex predator who paid off porn star to help annihilate the last remaining shreds of “prolife” credibility today. Donald Trump, who has appointed a SCOTUS justice who describes Roe v...
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  • ChurchLeaders | 1/18/2018 | Staff
    “For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.” Do you ever, as a worship leader, take time and think on Christ’s humanity? We spend much of our time...
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  • The Aquila Report | 1/19/2018 | Staff
    When men do work and take care – when they clean their room, or lay down their life for someone else – it is such a pure reflection of what they were created to do, and so powerfully good for them...
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  • ChurchLeaders | 1/18/2018 | Staff
    Most church leaders I know would love to see their church grow. Similarly, most leaders I’ve met want their church to grow for what we might call the ‘right’ reasons: They sincerely want more people...
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  • (in)courage | 1/19/2018 | Jennifer Studio JRU
    As we wait in line at the checkout, I look over all the magazine covers staring back at me. “Perfect makeover plan, best new hair looks, hottest beauty tips, best fat burners, flawless makeup.
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  • The Gospel Coalition | 1/19/2018 | Staff
    One of the perennial Christian debates is between scholastics and pietists. Scholastics believe you know God through methodical theological study and careful distinctions.
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  • The Aquila Report | 1/19/2018 | Staff
    We delude ourselves into believing that our anger is righteous, that it is just the same as God’s white-hot anger against all that is evil. Sometimes it is, perhaps, but far more often it is not.
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  • The Aquila Report | 1/19/2018 | Staff
    I think this distinction is helpful because the basic meaning of fearing the Lord that we read about in Deuteronomy is also in the Wisdom Literature, where we’re told that “the fear of the Lord is...
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