Morning Mashup 08/09


A mashup of Kindle deals, articles, and videos for your information, edification, and enjoyment.


A God Entranced Vision of All Things: The Legacy of Jonathan Edwards | John Piper & Justin Taylor | $5.99


Romans (St. Andrew’s Expositional Commentary) | R.C. Sproul | $2.99



Why Race Matters | Stephanie Laferriere

Due to the politicizing of race in our media, the Christian community can tend to disregard the existence of racism. It is undoubtedly hard for congregations to stay focused on the proclamation of the Gospel and not to get mixed up into matters that are disguised as political preferences. The danger there for some evangelical believers is perhaps a fear of looking like the world: wound up in zeal, fueled with passion but with no direction or aim.

Preaching and Hearing the Word | Doctrine and Devotion

These bros keep producing solid content. This podcast on preaching is incredibly helpful for both preachers and anyone listening to preaching.

What Does Cultural Engagement in a Secular Age Look Like? | Russell Moore

Over the past few years, I’ve heard from several pastors and Christian leaders a genuine fear that the rising generation of evangelicals will compromise the faith when it comes to public engagement. But I actually don’t think this will happen, for one reason: The gospel.

Did Jesus Have a Wife? | Timothy Paul Jones

The marriage of Jesus did not become part of the church’s story of Jesus for a single reason: No reliable evidence exists for such a marriage in any testimonies that are traceable to reliable testimonies about the life of Jesus. 

Tragedy, Violence, and Human Dignity | Christopher Divietro

Animals cause tragedy, nature is unpredictable, and humans commit unthinkable acts of cruelty because we’re not home yet. There is a day to come, however, when Jesus will illuminate heaven by His very presence and wipe away every tear. Let us speak generously of the inherent value of all human life, the unimaginable glory of a new heaven and new earth, and of Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross to ensure that men could dwell in that new creation of fellowship with God, with one another, and with the animals for all eternity.

Are We Reaching the End of World Records? | Karl Smith

As we near the limits of human strength and speed, technology and culture keep moving the finish line.

Alex Rodriguez Reveals How Things Ended with the Yankees | Ken Rosenthal

This wasn’t his decision. Alex Rodriguez said that the Yankees informed him a few days ago that they wanted to release him. The news surprised him. The terms of his departure will stun the baseball world. 



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