All Around the Web – November 19, 2018

AATWJoe Carter – 9 Things You Should Know About Jim Jones and the Jonestown Massacre

First Things – QUEERING SCIENCE

Denny Burk – Masculinity at the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, California

Chuck Lawless – 12 Questions for Self-evaluation as a Church Leader

Baptist Press – Tax on churches looms, ERLC coalition urges repeal

John Stonestreet – Before Your Kids Get a Smartphone

Tim Challies – Is It Worth a Trip to The Holy Land?

Facts & Trends – Pastors Repeatedly Face, But Feel Unprepared to Address Sexual Brokenness in the Church

Townhall – New Planned Parenthood President Leana Wen Says The Term ‘Pro-Choice’ Ignores ‘Systematic Racism’

Atlantic – Why Are Young People Having So Little Sex?

Fox32 – Kansas City Health Department pours bleach on food meant for homeless people

Babylon Bee – Outrageous: Thousands Of Russian Trolls Are Taking Jobs Away From Hard-Working American Trolls

Babylon Bee – Pro-Choice Group Apologizes For Video That Accidentally Humanized The Unborn

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All Around the Web – November 17, 2018

AATWTrevin Wax – What Expressive Individualism Does to Sin

TGC – Where Did Satan Come From?

Chuck Lawless – Why I’m Excited about Paul Chitwood as New IMB President . . . and What My Commitment Is 

John Stonestreet – HOW TO GAIN CONTROL OF YOUR KIDS’ SMARTPHONE. . .

Facts & Trends – 7 KEYS TO GROWING YOUR CHURCH’S MIDWEEK SERVICES

Thom Rainer – Revisiting the Billy Graham Rule for Pastors

Randy Alcorn – What Are the “High Places” in the Old Testament, and How Does That Apply to Us Today?

Facts & Trends – 4 Ways The Church Can Support Adoptive and Foster Families

Things of the Sort – Why Does Church Membership Matter?

Evangelical History – Graduate Work in Theology or History?

Tim Challies – This is the Church in China

The Blaze – Before and after pictures of California wildfires show extent of devastation

Babylon Bee – Broward County Brings In Expert Consultant To Speed Up Ballot Count

Babylon Bee – Reformed Pastor Completes Brief 47-Year-Long Sermon Series On Book Of Romans

Babylon Bee – Hillary Clinton Receives Large Cash Advance For ‘What Happened 2’ Ahead Of 2020 Presidential Run

All Around the Web – November 16, 2018

AATWKevin DeYoung – Eleven Ways Christians Can Love One Another

Thom Rainer – Seven Reasons the 10+ Year Pastorate Is Becoming More Common – Rainer on Leadership #484

Chuck Lawless – 7 Reasons to Consider Different Worship Styles in Multiple Services

TGC – A Significant Root of America’s Racial Strife

TGC – 3 Reasons to Take Your Children to Funerals

Crossway – 5 Reasons to Obey the 10 Commandments

Jared Wilson – Let Your Internet Yes Be Your Real-Life Yes

TGC – What You Didn’t Know About Angels

Slow to Write – The Leading Cause Of Death In Canada

Facts & Trends – Christian Student’s Stance Sparks Protests at UC Berkeley

LifeWay Books – Five Ideas for Better Reading

Babylon Bee – Church Elders Demand Recount After Congregation Votes To Replace 30-Year-Old Carpet

Babylon Bee – Hillary Clinton: ‘The Only Crime I Ever Committed Was Stealing The Hearts Of The American People’

Babylon Bee – CDC: This Year’s Uggs Season Could Be The Worst In A Decade

All Around the Web – November 15, 2018

AATWDavid French – We Don’t Know How to Stop Mass Shootings

Rod Dreher – Bolshevising Queering Science

David French – The Two Temptations Facing Young Evangelicals

DA Carson – How a Christian Witnesses with Good Deeds

SBTS – The missions legacy of Billy Graham

Ligonier – Are Those in Hell Aware of God’s Presence?

EPM – Four Things That Remain Solidly True No Matter the Mid-Term Election Results

SBTS – 10 ways to respond to opposition

Art Rainer – 3 Scary Money Stats

New Yorker – A Hundred Years After the Armistice

Babylon Bee – Man Identifies As 20 Years Younger In Order To Land Youth Pastor Job

Babylon Bee – Democrats, Republicans Vow Not To Learn Any Lessons From The Election

All Around the Web – November 14, 2018

AATWDenny Burk – Stan Lee wrote the stories of my youth

Tony Merida – 6 Theses for Saturating the Nations With Sound Doctrine

Andrew Walker – ETS Paper: On Creation, Revelation, and the Meaning of Male and Female

TGC – 3 Beliefs Some Progressive Christians and Atheists Share

Bill Mounce – Do You Ever Leave a Translation Meaningless? (Hebrews 13:3) – Mondays with Mounce 331

Thom Rainer – SEVEN SENTENCES THAT MAKE PASTORS CRINGE

Chuck Lawless – 7 Reasons the Worship Style Should be the Same in All Services

TGC – ‘Boy Erased’ Suggests Sexual Desire Can’t Change, So Religion Must

Practical Shepherding – How does a pastor’s heart stay warm to God’s word?

Babylon Bee – Nazis Clarify They’re Only Calling For ‘Democratic Nazism’

Babylon Bee – Andy Stanley’s Old Testament Removal Tools Now Available In Christian Bookstores

All Around the Web – November 12, 2018

AATWJoe Carter – The FAQs: New Government Rules Protect Conscience Rights in Health Insurance

Crossway – 5 Myths about Preaching

TGC – 3 Things American Citizens Could Learn from Christian Missionaries

Facts & Trends – 5 Things You Can’t Rush in Church

Thom Rainer – Six Social Media Posts Church Leaders Should Avoid – Rainer on Leadership #483

Crossway – A Biblical Theology of Cities

Chuck Lawless – 8 Reasons to Pray for First Responders

Facts & Trends – WHY YOU SHOULD REMEMBER YOU PREACH TO THE BURDENED

TGC – How Dr. Seuss Stole Christmas!

Albert Mohler – American Conservatism, Past, Present, and Future: A Conversation with David French

Babylon Bee – Couple Narrowly Escapes Out Window After Small Group Leader Busts Out Board Game Collection

Babylon Bee – Nation Excited To Kick Off Calm, Courteous 2020 Presidential Race

All Around the Web – November 10, 2018

AATWTrevin Wax – Why You Should Consider Reading the Bible Chronologically

Denny Burk – If you accept transgender, then why not trans-aged?

Sam Storms – Five Myths about Angels and Demons

Justin Taylor – Why God’s Work in You Sometimes Hurts and Doesn’t Make Sense at First

TGC – 10 Reasons the Old Testament Is Important for Christians

Thom Rainer – SEVEN DEADLY EXCUSES IN CHURCH REVITALIZATION – REVITALIZE & REPLANT #066

Jason K. Allen – How Do You Know if a Sermon is Expository?

Facts & Trends – WHITE EVANGELICALS WARY OF U.S. DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGES

Chuck Lawless – SMALL GROUPS: ON-CAMPUS OR OFF-CAMPUS?

9Marks – Preacher, Study the Text —But Also Study Your People

Home Word – Teens Turning Off Cable in Favor of YouTube

Babylon Bee – Congregation Pleads With God To Take Away Pastor’s Spiritual Gift Of Puns

All Around the Web – November 9, 2018

AATWJoe Carter – 5 Things Christians Should Do After the Election

Kevin DeYoung – A Tale of Two Numbers

Rod Dreher – The Pastrix Goes Pornstrix

Ross Douthat – Midterms Deliver an American Stalemate

Justin Taylor – How God Changes Our “Why Me?” Questions in Suffering

Chuck Lawless – 7 REASONS SERMON ILLUSTRATIONS MATTER

Thom Rainer – FIVE REASONS SOME LONG-TERM PASTORATES FAIL

Facts & Trends – 4 THINGS TO NEVER SAY TO ADOPTIVE PARENTS

Albert Mohler – Ask Anything Live (Episode 9)

Kentucky Today – Search committee unanimously recommends Kentucky’s Paul Chitwood to lead IMB

Babylon Bee – Father Heroically Agrees To Babysit Own Children For Two Hours

Babylon Bee – Dems: ‘Trump’s Refusal To Admit Caravan Into Country Is An Egregious Act Of Voter Suppression’

 

All Around the Web – November 8, 2018

AATWTrevin Wax – The Dangerous Gift of Discernment

Denny Burk – Pediatricians say spanking is bad. Are they right?

Is Genesis History – Why Sex is the Best Argument For Creation (and Against Evolution)

Crossway – 5 Myths about Angels and Demons

Thom Rainer – SHOULD THE PASTOR HAVE VISIBILITY TO MEMBERS’ GIVING? – RAINER ON LEADERSHIP #482

Tim Challies – Division, Jesus, Unity

Chuck Lawless – 10 STATEMENTS THAT GET CHURCH LEADERS INTO TROUBLE

TGC – Your Church Is from the Future

Evangelical History – Five Great Books on the Puritans

Babylon Bee – Study: 100% Of Elections Are ‘The Most Important Election Of Your Lifetime’

Babylon Bee – God Condemns Washington DC After Being Unable To Find Ten Righteous People There

 

All Around the Web – November 7, 2018

AATWJoe Carter – 9 Things You Should Know About Out-of-Wedlock Births

Sam Allberry – Where to Find Hope and Help amid the Sexual Revolution

Justin Taylor – Piper on the Insidious Nature of Pride in Public Life (Including the Pastorate)

Doug Wilson – Burn All the Schools

John Stonestreet – Talking Pro-Life vs. Being Pro-Life

LifeWay – JOHN PIPER’S FAVORITE VERSE OF THE BIBLE

Eric Metaxes – ABORTION DOULAS

Politico – The Democrats’ Culture Divide

San Antonio Express – Keeping Faith

Babylon Bee – Opinion: How Do These Elections, Which Pit Us Against Each Other In Win/Lose Scenarios, Keep Leading To Division?

Babylon Bee – Weird: This Kid Woke Up To Find All His Best Candy Was Raptured