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Wednesday Link List: Duck the Halls, Theology of Board Games, and More

October 9, 2013 8:00 AM

A big shout out this week to the people who track me down and submit link suggestions. Weekly deadline is 6:00 PM Eastern on Mondays. Although this movie trailer was posted in May, it was new to me: Coming...

Wednesday Link List: A Homeless Wedding Reception, Billboard Ministry, and More

October 2, 2013 7:00 AM

[B]link and you'll miss it! Usually the video links come near the end. But not when it's a new song by Gungor. So why does Compassion invite online writers to apply for one of their overseas trips if they...

Wednesday Link List

September 4, 2013 7:00 AM

The interwebs were moving slower over the Labor Day weekend -- and we stepped outside our rolling 30 day window -- but hopefully what we lack in quantity this week we make up for in quality... A pastor leading...

Don’t Laugh; Your Church Might Be Miley Cyrus.

August 28, 2013 8:52 AM

Yes, it was bad. Judging by the reactions to the former child star’s very adult performance at the VMA awards, we had a cultural moment there. We again realized that not everything that can be done should be done....

Wednesday Link List: Hating Esau, Social Media Sins, and More

August 28, 2013 8:15 AM

If you don't click all these links, how will you know they're not talking about you? The Gay Debate Continues: How can we pick and choose which Levitical laws continue into the present age and which don't? That's easy....

Wednesday Link List: Saddleback Smuggling, Dying Out Loud, and More

August 21, 2013 7:01 AM

All the news that's fit to link. Why should the devil have all the good parties? An expert in block parties suggests that Christians should host the best street events. It's hard to find a place where fracking isn't...

Wednesday Link List: John Lennon, Christian Email Hoaxes, and More

August 7, 2013 7:01 AM

Is it Wednesday already? Time for another list of links of interest to people like you from blogs and websites great and small. How about a 19-second video to kick things off? (Apologies to those who clicked!) Frank Viola...

The New York Times on "Addictive Prayer"

August 6, 2013 3:26 PM

Over at The New York Times, op-ed guest columnist T.M. Luhrmann discusses "addictive" prayer, World of Warcraft, and the case of Sigfried Gold, an atheist smoker who kicked his habit after praying for 30 minutes a day to "......

Wednesday Link List: Surprising Missionaries, Vocational Grandma-Guilt, and More

July 31, 2013 7:00 AM

We scan the internet so you don't have to! You still have a few more days left to catch the entire service rebroadcast of Rick and Kay Warren's return to their church, or as my wife calls it, Back...

Wednesday Link List: Rick Warren, Canterbury Glossalia, and More

July 24, 2013 7:00 AM

Welcome to another installment of (seemingly) random links from Thinking Out Loud. A subject I'll click on every time: Greg Laurie on why is the United States seemingly absent in Biblical prophecy. So what about that verse about those...

Wednesday Link List: Early Marriage, Hogwarts Seminary, and Much More

July 17, 2013 8:00 AM

Welcome to this week's list. Remember, you don't want to know what's on the internet, you want to know what else is on, and this week that was quite a lot! Okay, it doesn't rank up there with A...

Wednesday Link List: Trayvon Martin, Scientology Censors, and More

July 10, 2013 8:00 AM

We return for another adventure in mouse clicking -- for which we thank the recently deceased mouse inventor Douglas Engelbart -- from the Wednesday Link List at Thinking Out Loud. As the Trayvon Martin case continues, a Christian social...


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