It is once again time for a few interesting posts from around the web. Here is what I have been reading and watching lately.

Medieval Help Desk

Kevin De Young highlighted this video on his blog recently. I thought it was funny, so I want to share it with you.

5 Necessary Shifts for Missional College Ministry

Stephen Lutz highlights what he believes to be five shifts that need to take place in order for college ministry to be more missional. You can read his article by clicking here.

Steve Jobs

Here are two great articles on Steve Jobs, Technology, and Christianity. You can read John Dyer’s article by clicking here. And you can read Al Mohler’s article by clicking here.

Mohler’s Commentary on Joel Osteen’s Interview with Piers

This article includes a video of Joel Osteen’s recent interview where he discusses gay marriage, and Mohler’s commentary on that interview. It is an interesting interview to watch as well as commentary to read. You can read it by clicking here.

Ministry to the Partially Evangelized

Who are the partially evangelized and how can we reach them? Chris Castaldo answers those questions in his recent article. You can read it by clicking here.

iPhone 4S

Apple recently released the iPhone 4S. Check it out by clicking here. I would be curious if you are going to get one. Let me know your thoughts in the comments below.


Here are some interesting articles I came across this week.

Human Flourishing

Here is an interesting article on Human Flourishing. It has to do with busyness, value in work, identity in work, and depending on God in our work. It will give you a good look into our culture and where we find our identity, and where we should find our identity. You can read the article by clicking here.

Does Questioning Evolution Make You Anti-Science?

Writing in response to Paul Krugman of the New York Times  harsh critique on Republican Candidate Rick Perry for his views on Evolution, Rabbi Shmuley brings up some interesting points regarding the idea or theory of evolution. You can read his article by clicking here.

Sin: This is Not the Way it is Supposed to Be

Cornelius Plantinga Jr. wrote an excellent article regarding sin and its destructive capability. He looks back at the way things were and heralds that things are not the way it is supposed to be right now. You can read his article here.

Scripture Reading Plans

My friend Dustin Bruce over at Gospel Spirituality highlighted a helpful reading plan this week. You can check out his post by clicking here and you can check out the reading plan by clicking here.

Is You Dining Room on Mission?

That was the title of a recent article by Tim Chester over on The Resurgence website. The article is an excellent read for anyone wanting to be more missional or focus their church to be more missional. You can read it by clicking here.


Here are some articles I found interesting from around the web this week.

30 Minute Reviews

Tim Challies put out a few quick reviews on four books this last week, which look like they would be interesting to read. You can view those here.

Steve Jobs Resigns

If you do not live under a rock, or are not held up in a dark cave somewhere, you probably already know that Steve Jobs resigned as the CEO of Apple this week. If you want all the details, you can check out Engadget’s article by clicking here.

A Father’s Influence

My friend Dustin Bruce, who is blogging over at Gospel Spirituality, wrote an article this week challenging a father’s influence on their children. You can read it by clicking here.

College Drinking

Kevin DeYoung wrote a telling article regarding students on our University Campus in regard to drinking. In it, he explains why students often abuse alcohol and how Christians can challenge their friends who sink into this lifestyle. You can read his article here.

Postmodernism: Is it dead?

Collin Hansen over at The Gospel Coalition put out an article asserting that Postmodernism is Dead, but it is not gone. You can read his opinion here.


It is once again time for me to share the articles from this last week that I found interesting. Here is another dose of Interestingness. Read on!

Google Set to Acquire Motorola Mobile

The guys over at Engadget posted a story this morning telling of Google’s intent to acquire Motorola Mobile. If this occurs, their Android operating system will be an even fiercer competitor to Apple. You can read the story by clicking here.

An Atheist Clergy

I was sent an article last week highlighting a Dutch church and their atheist pastor. It seems odd that a church would hire an atheist, doesn’t it?  And even more odd that an atheist would want to be a pastor of a church. Click here to read about how these two groups are coming together under one roof. For what it is worth, I would not recommend the church follow their model.

The Internet is Defending Itself

David Ignatius wrote a great column for The Washington Post recently highlighting how the NSA and Homeland Security are working to defend the internet from malicious attacks. You can read the article here.

Evangelicals and the Gay Revolution

Albert Mohler highlighted an article from The Wall Street Journal the other day on his blog. In it, the author is arguing that gay rights activists are fighting a moral revolution, one that is quickly mounting steam and moving forward. He also highlights the difference between Liberals and Conservatives in regard to the revolution. Liberals jump on the bandwagon, accommodating the homosexual agenda, while Conservatives do not. If you would like to read more, then click here.

The Help

The movie The Help is in full swing at the box office. The book was a hit, and it looks like the movie will be as well. The guys over at the The Gospel Coalition wrote a great article about this story. You can read it here.


Here are some articles and videos from around the web that I found interesting this week. Check them out, and let me know your thoughts.

A Meal With Jesus

Tim Chester’s book is reviewed by Shelley Bingham over at The Gospel Coalition. Here is a little of what the book is about:

Chester’s main burdens in this book are: to explain the startling significance of Christ’s desire to eat with sinners and Pharisees alike; to reveal the deeper spiritual realities that these shared meals with Christ point to; and to encourage us as Christians to make sharing meals an integral part of our fellowship with others, so as to regularly enact and reflect upon the grace that Christ so freely gave to us.

You can read the full review by clicking here.

Make God’s Word Your Thing

Make God’s Word Your ‘Thing’ from The Gospel Coalition on Vimeo.

What Do the Religions Teach About God?

The Resurgence put out  a great article about different religions and their teachings on God. Check it out here.

The Culture of Death

In a recent article, Al Mohler highlights how some cities are cracking down on and attacking the work of Crisis Pregnancy Centers. You can read it here.

Business Practices and the Church

9Marks did an excellent interview with John Hardin about his dissertation regarding the history of business practices in the church. This is a great discussion that will help you to see the necessity to think through different methodologies you may be considering introducing to your church. You can listen by clicking here.

Count the Cost


It is time for another dose of Interestingness. What follows are a few articles and videos from around the web I found interesting this week. Check them out.

Is Jesus the Only Way?

Jonathan Dodson from The Resurgence answers the question: Is Jesus the Only Way? You can read it by clicking here.

Reparative Therapy

Homosexuality and Reparative Therapy. Al Mohler weighs in. Here is a snippet from the article:

Known as reparative therapy or sexual orientation conversion therapy, these approaches seek to assist individuals in changing their sexual orientation from homosexual to heterosexual. The cultural and political debate over reparative therapy emerged when a clinic run by Marcus Bachmann, husband of Republican candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann, was accused of offering treatment and counseling intended to change sexual orientation.

You can read the rest of what he has to say by clicking here.


Russell Moore recently wrote: An Open Letter to an Unborn Baby, by doing so he is advocating adoption. It is a good read. You can check it out by clicking here.

Biblical Authority and Interpretation

John Piper, Don Carson, and Tim Keller had a round table discussion this last week, which the guys over at The Gospel Coalition filmed and made available on their website. The discussion centers on biblical authority and interpretation. It is a great video series. You can watch it by clicking here.

Impressionist Jim Meskimen

This is a must watch video. Very impressive!!!