David Platt, Ben Stiller, and a Fantastic Singer/Songwriter

The booklist for Band of Bloggers has been released, and it includes such brand-new titles as David Platt’s Radical and Kevin DeYoung’s The Good News We Almost Forgot.  There are less than 40 spots left, so to get these and more than $200 of deeply edifying works, sign up post-haste.  This is your final boarding [Read More...]

The Link 6.5.09: Teaching Writing, The Great Commission, and Church Planting

1. I cannot help but again recommend the Mat Kearney song “Closer to Love” to you.  So you know, it is not me who is doing the recommending, it is the musical beast inside of me. 2. What makes good writing good?  Can one teach others to write?  This New Yorker piece by Louis Menand [Read More...]

The Link 5.29.09: Mat Kearney’s Music, Bill Clinton’s Life, and Marley (and Me)

1. Musician Mat Kearney has a new album out, City of Black and White.  Upon hearing the incredible first single, “Closer to Love”, I immediately downloaded the whole thing.  It’s well worth the price.  Kearney, a self-identified Christian, has made a stirring, inspiring album.  For those of us who have been following him for several [Read More...]

The Link 3.6.09–Mat Kearney, Al Mohler, Collin Hansen, and Emotional Ethics

1. Christian Audio is giving away Don Whitney’s Spiritual Disciplines Audiobook during this month.  Find it here. If you have not read this book, it is an absolute classic.  I’ll never forget learning from it what meditation of Scripture entailed.  Very, very helpful, especially for young Christians, though it would also help a long-time Christian [Read More...]


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