The Week-est Link: September 19, 2008

1. Acts 29 is staging a cool conference in St. Louis in a few weeks.  Looks very interesting. 2. Tim Keller speaking at Google.  Glad to see Keller getting such a powerful evangelistic opportunity. 3. Mark Driscoll’s new book, Death By Love, looks moving.  The graphics are, anyway.  Check out the website. Driscoll uses a [Read More...]

Driscoll on Effective Ministry: Food for Thought

A buddy of mine passed on a link to what looks like a fascinating talk by pastor Mark Driscoll of Seattle’s Mars Hill Church.  Given to some 600 Anglicans (!) in Sydney last week, the talk represents Driscoll’s view of the challenges for effective ministry in Australia.  I don’t have audio for it, but I [Read More...]

Books of Note: Mark Driscoll’s “A Book You’ll Actually Read” Series

It’s tough to find books to give to non-Christians that are at once accessible, helpful, and rich. I think I’ve found a great reference for you and for me as we seek to help unbelievers (and young Christians) understand the Christian faith. The “Books You’ll Actually Read” series, written by Seattle pastor Mark Driscoll, is [Read More...]

A Sweet Work of God’s Spirit: A Reflective Review of Collin Hansen’s New Book Young, Restless, Reformed

One of the more shocking developments in the evangelical bubble the last few years was the sudden appearance of a number of very thoughtful journalistic pieces on the reformed movement and its figures in the mainstream evangelical magazine Christianity Today. CT, as it is known in the evangelical world, is well-known for its international focus, [Read More...]

Is Vicious Combat Between Guys a Good Thing? The New York Times on Mixed Martial-Arts

The New York Times magazine just published a story on mixed martial-arts fighting that caught my eye. Paul Wachter has crafted “Gladiator” as an exploration of the culture and morality of this “sport”, which is rapidly growing in the United States. I’ve read material on this sport before but had not encountered an article of [Read More...]


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