Worth a Look 11.28.11
Some Cyber Monday $5 deals to be aware of:
- My first book, Holy Subversion, is available for $5 today.
- So is Colin Duriez’s excellent biography of Francis Schaeffer.
- Or check out Sam Storms’ 100 meditations on Colossians, The Hope of Glory
- LifeWay is having a sale for Cyber Monday as well, which includes Metaxas’ excellent biography of Bonhoeffer for only $10.
The Joy Eternal is offering their debut EP “A Sweet and Bitter Providence” (based on John Piper’s book by the same title) for free on Noise Trade. This album is meant to weep with those who weep and to help sufferers to see and experience our sovereign God in a way that will increase their joy and His glory in the midst of their suffering. Check it out here.
When CBS executives saw the final product, they were horrified. They believed the special would be a complete flop. CBS programmers were equally pessimistic, informing the production team, “We will, of course, air it next week, but I’m afraid we won’t be ordering any more.”
So as stories multiply of evangelical churches engaging the election process for 2012, let’s remember this: evangelical churches are, among the larger religious groups, the least likely to reference political and social issues from the pulpit. Many who condemn them for “hyper-politicization” are less concerned with the fact of political engagement than with the fact that evangelicals tend to support the causes they oppose.