- The Gospel according to Christopher: I would say that if you don’t believe that Jesus of Nazareth was the Christ and Messiah, and that he rose again from the dead and by his sacrifice our sins are forgiven, you’re really not in any meaningful sense a Christian.
- Avoiding Trinity: I remember being told not to start sharing Jesus with a Muslim from John’s gospel, because John begins heavy on the Trinity. And we surely we want to find common ground before we get onto such complexity. It betrays two assumptions.
- More Gospel-Centered Than Thou: ‘Tis strange how self righteousness thrives at the foot of the cross. “Tis not surprising where the devil plays.
- Raising Kids the World Will Hate: Raising kids who are ready to be hated means raising kids who unashamedly love God even in the face of loathing and alienation. Regardless if the insults of the world are naive or legitimate, I pray our children will be ready to stand firm in the midst of a world that hates them.
- The Atlantic has an amazing 3-part series on 2012: The Year in Photos. Definitely worth a look.
- This real-time map of of births and deaths in the US is interesting, and a little creepy. (Click on the image to get to the real-time map.)