- Reaping the whirlwind: The ‘new silence’ about broken families and child sexual abuse: The well-established but under-publicised impact of the social changes of the last 40 years on the traditional family and child welfare is insufficiently acknowledged. In Australia, child abuse occurs disproportionately in non-traditional families. (Religion and Ethics)
- Sneering Calvinists: In a sense, I’m a reluctant Calvinist; I still prefer words like “Reformedish” to describe myself, yes, because of my identification with the broader tradition, but also because of how slowly I’ve been drawn in. That being the case, I still remember what it’s like to find Calvinism and Calvinists thoroughly off-putting. (Derek Rishmawy)
- Who Owns the Pastor’s Sermons? When sermons become books that make millions in royalties, the answer is important. (Christianity Today)
- Bill Nye’s Reasonable Man—The Central Worldview Clash of the Ham-Nye Debate: Last night’s debate between Bill Nye and Ken Ham attracted a huge international audience and no shortage of controversy—even before it began. (Al Mohler)
- Here Are 15 Things You Can Only Buy At A Wal Mart In China. Grocery stores are great for illustrating cultural differences, though they can be a little disturbing for people not used to crossing cultural lines.
Just for Fun
- According to Google, the world has a lot more countries than I thought. And I mean a lot.