Happy Friday everyone.
On the atonement
I’m halfway through these lectures from Fuller and loving them. What DID Jesus Do? The Atonement Symposium Videos
On the weather and climate
When it comes to dressing modestly, I generally think that if my conscience is clear and I’ve dressed to attract no one else but my husband, then if a guy lusts it’s his own problem. Morgan Guyton Lust patriarchy and capitalism made me re-think this.
On church growth
On good books
I confess to having read none of these books. But I will. Scott Stephens Why the best books of 2012 were so good
On the trolls
Jon Acuff Proverbs 9
This one’s a challenge. I mostly posting it because I read Nahum last week and am still in shock – I had much the same concerns. Wil Gafney God, the Bible and rape
Also, on the recent shootings and masculinity: David Leonard The unbearable invisibility of white masculinity
On compulsory voting
Mungo MacCallum Visionary voting reform if it works in your favour
On women in ministry
Michael Bird has written a response to Peter Bolt’s review of his book – The Achilles heel of two complimentarian objections
I’ve been pretty disappointed by the responses to Dickson’s book (Lionel Windsor excluded). Dickson’s been dismissed out of hand with little engagement with his argument – a little embarrassing from people who should know better.
This is from Prohibition, what did they do with all the booze? Literal rivers of booze.