Worth a Look 5.14.13
Kindle Deal of the Day: Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting out of the Box by The Arbinger Institute. $2.99.
The book’s central insight—that the key to leadership lays not in what we do, but in who we are—has proved to have powerful resonances not only for organizational leadership, but in readers’ personal lives as well.
Alvin Reid on Student Ministry – From Moralistic Therapeutic Deism to Gospel-Driven Realism:
The much-debated topic of dropout rates actually fails to emphasize a more critical point, because even those who remain in our churches lack the missional drive to make gospel impact in their daily lives. In other words, how many who stay “in church” still “drop out” of active, daily, missional faith?
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she supports a woman’s right to choose to have an abortion, but feels her predecessors’ landmark Roe v. Wade ruling 40 years ago was too sweeping and gave abortion opponents a symbol to target.
Keller gives three different “methods” for preaching application: The 3 Spheres approach, the heart diagnostic approach, and the two thieves approach. I’ll start with the heart-diagnostic approach, which he picks up from Dick Lucas:
Trillia Newbell – Women, Don’t Waste Your Summer!
We are compelled by the love of Christ to run to Him and learn from Him even during the lazy days of summer. It is by God’s grace that we can pursue Him during our summer days. Let’s pray God helps us redeem our summer, not wasting it because the days are evil.
In case you had any doubt that Matt Carter is awesome, check out this video of him hunting with Colt McCoy as he catches a flying bird with his bare hands.