Morning Mashup 08/23

Morning Mashup

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


7 Truths That Changed the World (Reasons to Believe): Discovering Christianity’s Most Dangerous Ideas | Kenneth Samples | $1.99


God’s Love: How the Infinite God Cares for His Children (Classic Theology) | R.C. Sproul | $1.99



Does Your Pastor Love You? | Erik Raymond

How can you tell that your pastor loves you? This could get tricky. We might be tempted to exegete his facial expressions, evaluate his manners, or consider whether or not he sends you a birthday card. However, the Bible actually gives several ways that demonstrate this love.

Ministry: A Haven for the Lazy and the Workaholic | Eric Geiger

We sin differently, but all of us sin. Some are more prone to drift to laziness, to a life without intentionality, to wasting time instead of investing it. Some are more prone toward being a workaholic, to finding identity in a job or activity, to measuring one’s worth by the results. Ministry can be a haven for both expressions of sin.

Pandering to Millennials | Samuel James

Millennials are not the only young adults in history to want to hear how much smarter they are than their parents. But they very well may be the first generation to actually be pandered to in this way by institutional Christianity.

If Women Can’t Have It All, Can Men? | Courtney Reissig

The prevailing idea that women are the ones who have to deal with the question of having it all is a false one. Of course, there is no denying that women are uniquely in a position where they must deal with the limits of their biology (like having babies and all that goes along with that) in a way that men are not, but even men will eventually come up against their desires and their season of life at some point.

Pastoring People Who Are Smarter Than You | Donny Friederichsen

I don’t measure up to the academic achievements of many of my parishioners. Simply put, I pastor a congregation of people, many of whom are much smarter than me. So, how does one pastor people smarter than him? This is an honest question and one with which I often wrestle. Here are a few things that I try to remember…

Almost Everything the Media Tell You About Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Is Wrong | Ryan Anderson

A major new report, published today in the journal The New Atlantis, challenges the leading narratives that the media has pushed regarding sexual orientation and gender identity.



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