Here are some interesting reads seen around the Internet the last couple of weeks:
God’s Bridge to Eternal Life. Nice online gospel tract.
There are two excellent books free or nearly free for Kindle apps for a time: How I Know God Answers Prayer by Rosalind Goforth is a Christian Classic and is free at the time I am posting, and Words by Ginny Yttrup is 99 cents (my review of Words is here). I highly recommend both of these.
Steve Hafler posted Before You Take a Sip, Consider This, about the liberty of drinking alcohol, and the very next day his brother’s car was hit by a drunk driver, killing his sister-in-law and hospitalizing I think two of their children. Unfortunately he has taken down his post commenting on the accident, but Pastor Chris Anderson posted Ambivalence About Alcohol after ministering to the family. I am sure the family would appreciate prayer during this difficult time, and may this cause many to rethink the dangers of alcohol.
Dear Pastors, Please Quit Picking On Video Games. I don’t like the use of the word “butt,” especially in a Christian context, but otherwise he makes some good points.
Ask For Tolerance up front when discussing different viewpoints, HT to Challies.
A Literal Epidemic of Crutch Words, those “empty” words we could well leave out of our speech and writing, or words that don’t mean quite what we think they do. A few days later I saw this on Pinterest (with special meaning for Princess Bride fans) and chuckled:
This was going around Facebook:
And this was a series of texts between my husband and myself, illustrating the iPhone’s tendency to overdo auto-correction: