Friday, August 20, 2010

Shared links from Facebook

Links I've posted on Facebook up until 8/21/2010: 
MINISTRY
Mark Driscoll on Twilight Mark Driscoll talks about the top preteen and teen books sold on Amazon and ends with his thoughts on Twilight.
Congregations Gone Wild - NYTimes.com The unspoken reason why American clergy are burned out is that their congregations want sermons that entertain rather than offer moral counsel.
Prayer really does help cure the sick

Moralistic Therapeutic Deism–the New American Religion
‘HIGH NOON’ at Church | Church Executive Tullian's challenge at Coral Ridge
Baptists see GCR Task Force promoting growth
God Save America
Young Evangelical Takes So. Baptists Back to the Gospel
Protestant Seminary Joins Hands with Jewish, Muslim Schools

Young Southern Baptists Urged Not to Walk Away Yet

How human sex trafficking spurred on a Largo church to act - Florida Baptist Witness
New staff positions to emerge this decade
Spurgeon's Worst Sermon
10 Reasons Small Churches Stay Small
Idol Worship « Videos « The Skit Guys
Lottie Moon: Little Woman with Big Legacy
Charles Stanley on Spiritual Intimacy

Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia BHS free in pdf. No critical apparatus
Axiom 3 [HQ] Akin on the doctrine of inerrancy

FRIENDS

BUILD A BED? « Story Time Marilyn Thomas mentions me in a story from our 1999 tour group to Petra

When Oconee parks director is called to guard duty, family soldiers on My college roommate, John Gentry, Iraq and Afghanistan vetera
N.C. couple to manage New York mission house Seminary friend Barry Lawrence
Faithfulness: David and Judy Humphries
Meet Editor Sandy Brooks

HISTORY

Arizona, Borderlands and U.S.-Mexican Relations The immigration issue is rooted in the history of the US Mexican War.
Where America got its name How an unknown Greek scholar named America with a pithy pun.
1776 in a New Light - Science and Tech - The Atlantic Multispectral imaging now shows that Jefferson crossed out the word "subjects" and replaced it with "citizens."
Ancient hunters may have begun global warming Now global warming is the mammoth hunters' fault
How Lice Thwarted Napoleon's Invasion of Russia

2,000-year-old ritual cup found in Old City of Jerusalem - Los Angeles Times
Researcher counts N.C.'s death toll in Civil War Getting an accurate count of NC's WBTS dead. An error in the article is corrected here: http://michaelchardy.blogspot.com/2010/08/no-confederate-left-behind.html

SCV National Reunion in SC, two real sons meet // Manse Jolly stories from Rev. John Weaver at SCV //
145th Anniversary - 1865 Battle of Bentonville
Honest, Abe? In Bostic, NC, they say Abraham Lincoln was son of Abraham Enloe and Nancy Hanks, then sent to Kentucky with Enloe's hog-drover Thomas Lincoln.
Read about the Confederacy - The Times-Herald Federals do battle with naked Rebels - Washington Times
Remembering Last Reunion Of Civil War Veterans : NPR

The Resurgence of Classical Education

Home schools multiply in N.C. Up 5.8% since last year to 80K NC children
Mark Dever - For Children Only - Mark 10:13-16 Children are not hindrances to be avoided, but rather blessings to be discipled
Not spanking -- is it better for kids?
Miley Cyrus presents parenting dilemma She's a bad role model for girls
The Manhattan Declaration

China's top Christian lawyer Gao Zhisheng vanishes as government stifles dissent

Even Babies Discriminate
Obama: Afghan war 'fundamental' to U.S. - Washington Times History teaches us that every nation which has invaded Afghanistan has fought to a bloody and costly stalemate that ended in withdrawal which appeared to be defeat. Ask the British, the Russians, the Medes and Persians, Alexander the Great, the Seleucids, the Indo-Greeks, Turks, and Mongols.
"Testing" Gov't Run Health Care (Part 2 of 3)
Axiom 7 [HQ] A Great Commission Resurgence means having a lot of kids

ISRAEL
Dad Life

The Lonesome Stranger - All-Monkey Western!
What if Worship was like an NBA game?

Obama Proposes Government-Funded Salvation
Jerry Clower ~ Knock Him Out John