I’ll say this before anyone thinks it, this is not really a good post…
What Makes The Humble Happy? (Desiring God)
Evangelism: Let’s Check Our Method (Pure Church) Anyabwile takes a quote from J.I. Packer’s book, Evangelism and the Sovereignty of God, which asks us to examine how we evangelize (only part of the entire quote):
So, in the last analysis, there is only one method of evangelism: namely, the faithful explanation and application of the gospel message. From which it follows–and this is the key principle which we are seeking–that the test for any proposed strategy, or technique, or style, of evangelistic action must be this: will it in fact serve the word? Is it calculated to be a means of explaining the gospel truly and fully and applying it deeply and exactly? To the extent to which it is so calculated, it is lawful and right; to the extent to which it tends to overlay and obscure the realities of the message, and to blunt the edge of their application, it is ungodly and wrong.
Retrain Your Brain: 20 memory tricks you’ll never forget (Reader’s Digest)
How Americans Spend their Money (NY Times) graph
This is for all you comic geeks out there, pretty cool illustrations of the superhero and their alter-ego (Deviant Art)
Behold, the eye of the LORD is on those who fear him, on those who hope in his steadfast love
Humble hope shall have its share as well as courageous faith. Say, my soul, is not this an encouragement to thee? Dost thou not hope in the mercy of God in Christ Jesus? Then the Father’s eye is as much upon thee as upon the elder born of the family.
– Charles Spurgeon, The Treasury of David (Peabody, MA: Hendrickson Publishers), 108. (Of First Importance)