Interestingness

Here are some articles and videos I found interesting this last week.

OSX Lion Review

OSX Lion was released this week, and the guys over at Engadget.com put out a review. You can read their thoughts on the new operating system by clicking here.

How the Internet is Changing News

If you are curious about the internets affects on the news, then you may want to read this article featured in the Economist. You can read it by clicking here.

Is Church Membership Biblical?

Matt Chandler answers this question in a recent article posted by The Resurgence. You can read it by clicking here.

Book Hoarding

In a recent article by Jim Elliff, he challenges us to think about why we are collecting books and if our fascination with them is worth the time, effort, and money. You can read his post by clicking here.

Civil War Reading List

If you are interested in reading about the American Civil War, then you are in luck. The Gospel Coalition put out a list of five essential books on the Civil War. You can check it out by clicking here.

Chic-Fil-A: I will See You Monday

If you have ever wanted your favorite chicken sandwich on Sunday, but just could not have it, then this video is for you.

Interestingness

As you sit down to have your bowl of cereal and coffee, check out some of the articles and videos I found interesting from around the web this last week.

The Empire State Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

Albert Mohler put out a fascinating article covering the moral revolution happening in New York right now. You can read his commentary on the event by clicking here.

What Happens When Same-Sex Marriages End?

That was the question John Schwartz over at The New York Times asked and sought to answer in his latest news analysis this Sunday. Even though I don’t agree with him, I believe his article is telling of the questions many states will soon be forced to answer. You can read his article by clicking here.

Games – What is the Underlying Message they are Teaching Us?

Virginia Heffernan provides an interesting opinion in her latest article on the problem of games that “self level” depending on the players abilities. Games “self level” in order to keep players interested. On the surface there is nothing wrong with this, but it is the underlying message that is the problem. In referring to “self leveling,” Heffernan says, ” It does nothing to teach the all-important patience and tolerance for boredom that are central to learning.” You can read the rest of the article by clicking here.

Erasing Hell

The guys over at The Gospel Coalition put out a review of Francis Chan’s latest book Erasing Hell, which serves as a response to Rob Bell’s book Love Wins. You can read the review by clicking here.

Ultimate Dog Tease

This video is great. You have to watch it.

Ultimate Dog Tease from D’yer Mak’er on Vimeo.

How I Write, How I Live

Tim Challies put out a great article this week about living what you write. He informs us that writing all the right things is easy, but living what you write is hard. You can read his take by clicking here.

Interestingness

Here are some videos and articles I enjoyed this week. Take a look at them and let me know what you think. Hope you enjoy!

Blog Basics and Perseverance

Have you ever wondered what it takes to start and continue a blog,then you need to read Tim Challies latest post. You can check it out by clicking here.

The Scandal of the Gospel

Albert Mohler wrote an article about his exchange with Cathy Lynn Grossman of USA Today regarding Rep. Weiner. Here is an exert from the  article:

The exchange on Twitter is another sign of how politically incorrect biblical Christianity is becoming in our times. Christians do understand that non-Christians disagree with the Gospel. We also understand that other religions claim “routes to restoring righteousness.” But biblical Christians cannot accept that these “routes” lead to redemption, and the only righteousness that saves — the righteousness of Christ imputed to the believer, who is justified by faith in Christ alone.”

You can read the entire article by clicking here.

Church Membership: Why does it matter?

Have you ever wondered why church membership matters? Why join a local church? Why participate in worship services? Jonathan Leeman will answer your questions in this article. You can check it out by clicking here.

Piper, Keller, and Carson Talk About Their Future Transitions

Piper Talks with Carson, Keller About Succession Plans at Bethlehem from The Gospel Coalition on Vimeo.

Preaching Christ in the Old Testament Resources

If you have not seen the resources from The Gospel Coalition for preaching Christ in the Old Testament, then you need to check them out. You can do so by clicking here.