The Link 10.24.09: Evangel, Warren Buffett’s Money, and Vanhoozer on Pastor-Theologians

1. First Things is now hosting a cool blog of evangelicals talking about public square issues in an accessible way.  It’s called evangel, and it features folks like Justin Taylor, Russ Moore, and more. 2. A NYT profile of Warren Buffett’s son Howard, who is presently finding ways to spend billions of dollars for philanthropic causes. [Read More...]

The Link 10.17.09: John Wooden, I Am Second, and eastmountainsouth

1. John Wooden is still dropping quotables.  How many of us will be doing that at age 99? (Image: LakersTopBuzz) 2. Came across this evangelistic website somewhere, and found it interesting: I Am Second.  Check it out.  Here’s the blog.  And here’s a story about it.  A creative way to witness, seems like. 3. The Kevin [Read More...]

The Link 10.9.09: Ravi Zacharias Media, No Cookies for Harvard, and Missional Christology

1. Let me say a public thank-you to those of you who are responding (overwhelmingly!) to the call for BibleMesh beta-testers.  You have until this coming Monday, October 12 at 12pm to send me your email. 2. The Ravi Zacharias media is up and is free.  You can watch his lecture, his chapel address, and [Read More...]

The Link 10.2.09: Lausanne, Glenn Beck, and Falling Abortion Support Rates

1. Have you heard of the Lausanne movement? They’re gearing up for the 2010 conference in Cape Town, South Africa.  John Stott, Billy Graham, and Francis Schaeffer were heavily involved in the 1974 gathering.  Sounds pretty cool. 2. Weekly Standard writer Noemie Emery spells out the recent troubles of our nation’s president.  Here’s a key [Read More...]

The Link 9.25.09: Glenn Beck, The Way We Die, and Driscoll’s Free Stuff

This is an eclectic day.  As usual.  For the report on Ravi Zacharias, see number 7. 1. Time Magazine recently ran a piece on conservative commentator Glenn Beck.  Interesting read. 2. A piece to read from the NYT on the debate over health-care, end-of-life issues, and “death panels.” There’s a bunch to sort out here, [Read More...]

The Link 9.11.09: Phoenix Rap, The Admiral’s Faith, and Remembering 9/11

1.  I hadn’t heard much Phoenix rap before this week, but now I have.  And now you can too.  Check out iSix5, a Christian rap out of Phoenix.  A buddy here at TEDS hipped me to them and I liked their stuff.  Straight gospel, good writing, strong beats.  Also, they submit to the leadership of [Read More...]

The Link 9.4.09: 16 Straight Field Goals, Health Care, and 36 Hours in Zagreb

Got alot of good stuff for you today: 1,I’m pretty sure that you’ve never seen anything like this.  16 STRAIGHT FIELD GOALS by Jamal Crawford back in 2007.  It is a masterpiece performance by a supremely talented but enigmatic performer. 2. Speaking of Crawford, check out his dribbling skill.  He comes into the video somewhere [Read More...]

The Link 8.28.09: Street Basketball, Band of Horses, Lead09 Conference

1. Linked at Truehoop, the best basketball blog on the web, this is one of the best pieces I’ve read about the experience of playing basketball.  Don’t worry–I have read many. 2. Have you heard the song “The Funeral” by Band of Horses? It’s haunting.  I don’t know what it’s about. 3. Wondering what to [Read More...]

The Link 8.22.09: Leeman on Discipleship, the Super-Rich, and Mosques Swallowing Synagogues

1. Jonathan Leeman of 9Marks has a great series of posts that discusses how immanence and transcendence relate to various aspects of Christian ministry.  It’s way, way deeper than your average deal.  Here’s part one; part two; and part three.  2. John Piper discusses what to do when storms, or “tornadoes,” hit in life. (Photo: BlisstheFamily) [Read More...]

The Link 8.14.09: Awkward Family Photos, Pastor-Theologians, and People Growth

1. One of the single funniest websites I’ve come across is Awkward Family Photos.  The title tells the story.  Your life will be more complete by visiting this site. 2. Gerald Hiestand of Harvest Bible Chapel (home of renowned preacher James MacDonald) has the best single piece I’ve seen on the pastor-theologian.  Seminarians and pastors, [Read More...]


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