Morning Mashup 06/11

Think Before You Post – Much wisdom in this blog post on blog posts. Before you tweet, post, publish, email, or even send a text today, check out these social media guidelines from blogger Kevin DeYoung. As a blogger, this was especially helpful to me.

10 Lessons from 10 Years of Public Schooling – Tim Challies on the dilemma of whether Christian parents should send their children to public school. While Christians line up on both sides of this debate, Challies represents in this article the position that public school is a viable option for Christian parents to consider.

The “Sacrament” of Suffering – Here is a unique perspective on suffering offered by Thabiti Anyabwile which I found compelling and helpful.

How Are Women Saved Through Childbearing? – This perplexing passage (1 Tim. 2:15) will make you want to pull your hair out. There are many interpretations given. Here is one offered by John Piper, which originally came from British Anglican scholar, Henry Alford. It is worth your consideration.

Committed to Marriage, Committed to the Church – This article is particularly helpful for young married couples. Commitment to one another in marriage should lead to deeper commitment to the local church.

Michael Sam and First Take: Maybe Tolerance Goes Both Ways – I agree with Jon Akin’s reflections on ESPN’s First Take. It has become my favorite sports podcast and is the only one I listen to daily.

The Future of Evangelical Reflection on Same-Sex Orientation – Denny Burk reflects on Matthew Vines’ reflections on Sam Alberry’s reflections on Matthew Vines’ book God and the Gay Christian. Yeah, just check it out. All of this discussion over same-sex orientation, behavior, and relationships is much-needed. I’m glad these discussions are taking place.

Napoleon Dynamite Cast Reunites – “Gosh!”  The cast from “Napoleon Dynamite” reunites to unveil a statue to commemorate the ten year anniversary of the film that made awkward humor fanatics go wild.

Misplaced affections need to be replaced by the far greater power of the affection of the gospel. –Thomas Chalmers