Bible interpretation: On Not Harmonizing by J. Daniel Kirk
Boredom: The Arrogance of Boredom by Dan Bouchelle
Church, comfort, learning & maturity: The Church is Not Trained to Be Disturbed by Terry Rush is so very, sadly true.
Civil religion: Why it’s unbiblical to affirm ‘In God We Trust’ by Bethany Keeley-Jonker
Coffee: 17 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Morning Coffee by Lindsey Savino
Comfort, encouragement, speech & words: What to Say When Someone is In Pain by Bev Hislop
Death & life: * If Only by Ben Witherington. Wow. * Richard Beck’s ongoing series on The Slavery of Death is required reading. Here is a link to part one and the most recent post, part thirteen. Read two posts a day and catch up.
Discipline: 5 Steps to Developing More Discipline by Michael Hyatt
Facebook: The Unfaced Book World is telling.
Forgiveness: If Rwandans Can Forgive Killings, We Can Forgive the Waitress by Jeremy Cowart
Leadership & Joe Paterno: Leadership Lessons From Happy Valley by Tim Spivey
Meetings: 18 Rules for Creative Meetings by Brad Lomenick
Reading: If you’re not reading, you’re missing out. This could be the most helpful post you’ve read in a long time – Michael Hyatt’s spot-on post entitled 5 Ways to Make More Time to Read.
Sexual abuse: * Remind Your Staff About Handling Abuse Properly by Brandon Cox * The Problem With Pederasty and the Penn State Scandal by Ben Witherington * Discounted Prices on Background Checks Through LifeWay by Erin Freshwater * Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network * The National Sexual Assault Hotline is 1-800-656-4673
Spiritual maturity: 5 Signs of Spiritual Maturity by Clint Archer