- Our Best Educational Technologies Are Just Spiffy Email: MOOCs are new, but they don’t represent a significant break with the educational software we have had for years. (The Atlantic)
- Don’t be that dude: Handy tips for the male academic: There is a plethora of research on the causes of hostile environments for women in academia….These initiatives are important, but here’s the thing: gender equality has to be a collaborative venture. (Tenure, She Wrote)
- I’m Done Fixing the Church: Turning the Future Over to God: If you have fallen into the trap of trying to “fix” the church, I don’t write this article to make you feel guilty or to encourage you to beat yourself up. At best, we are all stumbling along on the journey of faith in need of God’s grace….The time is ripe for us to confuse our human needs with God’s desires for the church. In addition to confusion over God’s desires, I believe a major reason for our misguided attempts to fix the church is a misunderstanding of our role as clergy. (Ministry Matters)
- The Secret Women’s Porn Problem: It’s difficult to find concrete numbers on women’s pornography viewership. We shouldn’t be surprised; adult entertainment has always been designated as the “man problem.” But the little research on the topic, plus anecdotal evidence, reveals otherwise. (Hermeneutics)
- Free eBook: Christ-Centered Preaching and Teaching from The Gospel Project. This looks like a great book with chapters from Daniel Block, David Murray, Walt Kaiser, and Bryan Chapell.
- Tyndale House has compiled an amazingly comprehensive list of Bible and theology journals.
- Which state matches your matches your personality? According to this quiz, I should be living in Colorado. Is that a good thing?
- Michael Jackson tops Forbes’ list of of dead celebrities who earn the most money. It’s good to know that we’ve come up with a way to continue evaluating humans based on their earning power, even after they’ve died. Warms my heart.
Just for Fun
- Seth Green on the amazing value of “googly eyes.” I definitely need to bring a bunch of these to my next conference.