Some helpful articles I’ve spotted around the internet recently:
- John Knight reminds us about the subtle ways in which the agenda of abortion is pushed in the media. “Three continents. Six children dead. Every headline mistaken.” is a tragic tale of the death’s of six innocent children, and a sorrowful demonstration of how far the understanding of when life begins has declined in our country, and around the world.
- I recently listened to an interview on Connected Kingdom with author Latayne Scott — a Christian convert from Mormonism, who has done extensive writing about Mormonism.
- Do you ever think about what’s good and bad about technology? Here’s a thoughtful answer on Justin Taylor’s blog: “It’s fast, cheap, effective, and cool. That’s the good part. The bad part is that it’s fast, cheap, effective, and cool.…” Read the rest.
- Concerned about those who put an X in Christmas? Are they taking Christ out of it? R. C. Sproul has a good answer: “There’s a long and sacred history of the use of X to symbolize the name of Christ, and from its origin, it has meant no disrespect.” Read the entire article.
- Clint Archer offers “10 Darts that Burst the Tongues Bubble” — “Is this how your church practices tongues?”
- At Christmastime especially, most could benefit from J. C. Ryle’s exhortation to “Be Content.”
- Several years ago I preached a biographical sermon on the life of Fanny Crosby. Here is a brief video about her life (HT: John Knight):