The La Carte (June 17)
Good morning. May the Lord bless and keep you today.
Today’ s Amazon kindle deals includes a fine list of theological functions from Crossway.
(Yesterday on the blog: Fruitfulness and Usefulness)
Knowing You on Father’s Day Even Though Nice hair Is Gray
This is a special Father’ s Day tribute.
In Praise of the Ordinary Fathers Producing an Extraordinary Difference
Speaking of Father’ s Day, “ This morning, with Father’s Day right around the corner, I actually prodded my generally matter-of-fact, non-introspective spouse to dig serious into what he’s learned in his over 20 years of fatherhood. He or she doesn’t love it after i do this, but after some nagging soft prodding, the intelligence started to flow. ” It’ s a great little list he or she came up with.
How Social Media May Impede Our See
This really is so important. “ All of us each need to identify how digital equipment like social media are constantly shaping or even discipling us every day. We must realize that the power these digital mediums have over all of us is not only altering the way we think about truth, the world around us, and our neighbors but additionally altering how we illustrate ourselves. The reality is that people often mimic what we should see online towards the detriment of our souls and public witness. ”
It Is Obscene
And while on the subject of social media, “ There are various social-media-savvy people who are choking on sanctimony and lacking in compassion, who can fluidly pontificate on Twitter about attention but are unable to actually show kindness. ”
Just how Not to Correct the Fellow Christian
John Piper: “ First, do not be critical of your fellow believer without manifesting strong affections of brotherly love. You can see how I’m saying it because I am leaving room for the texts that say to correct one another, admonish one another, rebuke one another. You’ve got to pass judgment if you’re going to comply with the Bible. ”
Contemporary Music’ s Dying By Auto-Tune
I found this a really interesting take a look at how auto-tune works and why it is in some ways harming songs.
Are You Unintentionally Joining the Parade?
Erik Raymond requests whether you’ re unintentionally joining the parade.
Flashback: How To Tolerate Up Under Your Problems
If you are weary and burdened, God is always accessible to help. He may not really remove that burden from you, but he will certainly straighten your own spine and shore you up as a person carry it.
Only he who can state, ‘The Lord may be the strength of my life’ can go on to say, ‘Of whom will I be afraid? ’ —Alexander Maclaren