- The Global War on Christians in the Muslim World (Newsweek): We hear so often about Muslims as victims of abuse in the West and combatants in the Arab Spring’s fight against tyranny. But, in fact, a wholly different kind of war is underway—an unrecognized battle costing thousands of lives. Christians are being killed in the Islamic world because of their religion. It is a rising genocide that ought to provoke global alarm.
- ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ and Its Sci-Fi Heroine: It may be simplistic to suggest that reading science fiction will lead women to pursue careers in chemistry and quantum physics and information technology. But then, how many female authors say they were inspired to become writers because of Jo from “Little Women”?
- Prayer Is Your Spiritual Cardio Work: When we pray we are massaging our hearts with the pressure of God’s eternal perfections and subsequently producing in us the enduring praise to the glory of his grace. Prayer both prepares and sustains affections.
- 10 Reasons to Believe in a Historical Adam: In recent years, several self-proclaimed evangelicals, or those associated with evangelical institutions, have called into question the historicity of Adam and Eve. It is said that because of genomic research we can no longer believe in a first man called Adam from whom the entire human race has descended. (You should also read James McGrath’s response, “Ten Really Bad Reasons to Believe in a Historical Adam.”)
- Rachel Held Evans has received 150 responses to her appeal for male bloggers to respond to John Piper’s claim that Christianity has a “masculine feel.”
- Tim Keller responds to the NYC Schools’ Decision to Ban Churches
- According to a new study, playing Angry Birds is good for your brain:
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- This is what we look like after eight years of Facebook: