Worth a Look 7.11.12
Kindle Deal of the Day: The Top Ten Mistakes Leaders Make by Hans Finzel. $1.99.
This leadership classic reveals the most common errors that leaders consistently make-regardless of training or age-and the way to stop these bad habits from undermining their positive talents and accomplishments.
How Doug Wilson Became a Post-millennialist. (I’m not one myself, but I love his description of the event.)
All those passages I mentioned earlier—what I called suspended particulate—then did something very strange. An entire worldview fluttered together in my head. It was a very strange sensation. My mind had been a dark and empty theater, and then somebody opened the doors, and it turns out there was a crowd of verses lined up outside, which surged in, all of them looking for seats.
What ends up happening in most ministries and churches is that no one is in charge. Or everyone’s in charge. The debate is still raging for which one is worse, but I’m pretty sure Dante’s seventh circle of hell is reserved for website administration discussions.
Looking bad to people may be annoying but is not devastating. Paul does what he does out of fear of the Lord, knowing there will be slander and schadenfreude but trusting God to expose it in the end. God always does.
The clash between Chief Justice Roberts’ opinion and that of the joint dissenters is best seen as a clash between two visions of judicial restraint, and two eras of the conservative legal movement.