The Link 8.8.09: Sweeney’s Edwards, Together for Adoption, Getting Crammed On

1. You may remember this from a little while back, but Doug Sweeney’s excellent Jonathan Edwards and the Ministry of the Word is now out as of a week ago.  Terrific overview of Edwards’s life and thought. 2. Have you checked out the Together for Adoption website?  If not, you really should.  It’s working toward [Read More...]

The Link 8.1.09: Horrible Athlete Rappers, Good Christian Rappers, and Kindles

1. From ESPN Page 2′s DJ Gallo, a hilarious rundown of some of the worst rap lyrics written by athletes.  Said one Shaquille O’Neal: “Forget Tony Danza, I’m the boss/When it comes to money, I’m like Dick Butkus”.  Huh?  2. Meanwhile, at the Legacy conference being held at Chicago’s Moody Bible Institute, there’s some legit rapping going [Read More...]

The Link 7.24.09: Mark Driscoll’s Book, Tim Tebow’s Faith, and Martha’s Vineyard

1. Have you seen the new Sports Illustrated profile of University of Florida quarterback Tim Tebow?  If not, here it is.  This guy seems to be the real deal.  An outspoken Christian who loves preaching the gospel.  Encouraging. 2. That street vendor selling hot dogs?  According to the NYT, he’s on Twitter.  3. For those of [Read More...]

The Link 7.17.09: Fetuses Have Memories, Redemption Groups, and Obama on Responsibility

1. This just in: fetuses have memories.  If enough time passes, the personhood of fetuses will be a fact, one demonstrated by science.  What will that mean for the pro-choice movement? (Picture: Gray’s Anatomy) 2. Mars Hill Church of Seattle has a cool program going: Redemption Groups.  Love the attention they give to reaching lost [Read More...]

The Link 7.10.09: Calvin, Yoga, and Mars Hill

1. Happy birthday, Jean Calvin.  Kevin DeYoung has some good words on this incredible man. 2. Charles Krauthammer suggests that President Obama’s latest foreign junket did not go as well as some might think. 3. The NYT covers efforts to create a list of registered yoga teachers.  This one can be filed under ironically hilarious. [Read More...]

The Link 7.3.09: Keller on Raising Kids in Cities

Got alot for you today. 1. Here’s a helpful talk Tim Keller did on raising kids in the city.  I enjoyed his talk, which lists three cons and eight pros.  I also liked the Q&A–some great stuff came up.  It starts after roughly thirty minutes. 2. Speaking of Keller, he did a debate with Ligon [Read More...]


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