3 Reasons Drifting from the Faith Starts with Drifting from the Church– This is an important reminder about the importance of faithful church involvement. It’s a short article, and it’s worth passing along to others in your congregation.
Writers, Remember: The Wand Chooses The Wizard– If you are a writer, you may want to be the next Flannery O’Connor or David McCullough, but Angela Ackerman tells us to examine our own voice and personality. The article is geared towards fiction, but it also applies to non-fiction.
Hxrstory, Cisheteropatriarchy, and the Remaking of America: A New Curriculum Emerges in California– Lawmakers in California recently announced a new “ethnic studies” curriculum that will be incorporated in public high schools. In this longer article, Al Mohler talks about the significance of this new curriculum, especially in light of California’s influence on the rest of the country. He writes these sobering words, “It is an educational agenda aimed at a total societal transformation of American culture.”
Sola Scripture and Christian Charity– For all of you theology nerds out there, here is a very good overview of how we should understand the relationship between sola Scriptura and other sources of Christian knowledge. Rhyne Putman summarizes, “Sola Scriptura does not mean ideas found outside of Scripture cannot be helpful, but it means these ideas must be analyzed and held to the standard of Scripture.”
Quit Social Media– While I’m not ready to jettison all social media, this video did convince me to delete my Twitter account. As people spend more and more time on social media, Cal Newport calls us to consider whether or not the advantages outweigh the costs.