Worth a Look 8.1.12
Kindle Deal of the Day: The Journal of John Wesley – Enhanced Version. $1.99.
The Journal of John Wesley is composed of 50 years of Wesley’s reflections. These writings offer a first person view of the thoughts, feelings, and prayers of a man whose intelligence and organizational skills were only surpassed by his enthusiasm for spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ. This edition features an artistic cover, a new promotional introduction, an index of scripture references, links for scripture references to the appropriate passages, and a hierarchical table of contents which makes it possible to navigate to any part of the book with a minimum of page turns.
Abandoning our city to avoid the realities of a fallen world won’t reverse the effects of sin in our families. The only solution is the gospel of Jesus Christ. But how do we pursue this? Here are a few practical ways…
The most memorable literary payoffs, from the chilling to the poetic.
The Story of Steve Jobs: An Inspiration or a Cautionary Tale? (Warning – strong language!)
Jobs has been dead for nearly a year, but the biography about him is still a best seller. Indeed, his life story has emerged as an odd sort of holy scripture for entrepreneurs—a gospel and an antigospel at the same time. To some, Jobs’ life has revealed the importance of sticking firmly to one’s vision and goals, no matter the psychic toll on employees or business associates. To others, Jobs serves as a cautionary tale, a man who changed the world but at the price of alienating almost everyone around him.
Ashley Moser, who was shot in the neck and abdomen at the Aurora theater shooting July 20, miscarried her baby on Saturday due to the trauma and is now paralyzed from the waist down, her family reported. It was the second child Moser lost at the hands of the gunman: Her 6-year-old daughter, Veronica, also died in the shooting. In 35 states, authorities would add a murder charge for the man accused of killing 12 people and injuring another 58 at a midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises. But Colorado has no law to protect unborn children who are victims of a crime.