Worth a Look 12.4.12
Kindle Deal of the Day: A Praying Life: Connecting with God in a Distracting World by Paul Miller. $1.99. From my review…
Do you really need another book on prayer? Yes, if it’s this one. Paul Miller’s book is challenging and encouraging all at once. His goal is to lead you to the place where prayer is a natural part of your life, where the circumstances in life that keep you from praying become the impetus for your prayers.
Bruce Ashford – “On Christianity and Politics”
For the purposes of this blog, I want to argue that we should focus on a broader topic: Christian cultural involvement (politics is shaped by the broader culture and, in turn, shapes culture itself). At least five principles should guide our cultural involvement.
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I’m always struck by how shallow the coverage of this rather foundational issue is.
According to a new LifeWay Research survey, nearly two-thirds (63 percent) of American adults agree businesses should be required to provide their employees with free contraception and birth control, even if it runs counter to the owners’ religious principles. Twenty-eight percent disagree and 10 percent selected “Don’t Know.”