All Around the Web – June 26, 2019

AATWWORLD – A ‘positive good’?

Shattering Paradigms – Wokeness and Legalism

Stand to Reason – Why Men Can Speak on Abortion

John Stonestreet – Climate-Change Millerites

Justin Taylor – Jesus, Paul, and Virtue Signaling on

Thom Rainer – Is the Multisite Church Movement Still Growing? Six Updates

Facts & Trends – The One Thing That Can Reverse Any Church’s Decline

Chuck Lawless – 5 Things to Do when Obedience Hurts

Facts & Trends – 8 Things That Will Happen at Your Vacation Bible School

Christian Post – DC Talk announced their first tour together in 20 years

LifeHacker – Facebook’s New Libra Coin: How Does It Work, and Should You Buy It?

Babylon Bee – Congress Members To Wear Barcodes So Lobbyists Can Scan Prices, Self-Checkout

Babylon Bee – New Version Of ‘Operation’ Just Has Players Use Essential Oils Instead Of Performing A Medical Procedure

Babylon Bee – Father Playfully Tossing Daughter Up In The Air Accidentally Launches Her Into Low Earth Orbit

Babylon Bee – Ilhan Omar Getting Excited By All This Talk About Concentration Camps

All Around the Web – June 22, 2019

AATWFederalist – Teen Vogue Encourages Children To Explore Prostitution As A Career

John Stonestreet – A Second Chance for Sweet Cakes

Kevin DeYoung – Preaching Resources: A Summer Reading List

Managing Your Church – Atheist Organization Opts Not to Appeal Housing Allowance Ruling

Sam Storms – How Important is the Gospel?

SBTS – 10 challenges you’ll face in ministry

Thom Rainer – Just How Bad Is the Summer Slump? Six Discoveries

Facts & Trends – 10 Reasons People Are Leaving Your Church

TGC – 7 Lessons from My First 6 Months of Pastoral Ministry

Facts and Trends – 3 Ways Pastors Can Influence and Change the World

Crossway – Is the Church in Decline?

Facts & Trends – 5 Ways Group Leaders Can Facilitate Transparency

Babylon Bee – Local Mother Successfully Pawns Her Kids Off To Different VBS Every Week Of Summer

Babylon Bee – Principled Dems Remain Committed To Adopting Whatever Position Polls Say They Should

Babylon Bee – Entire Internet Crashes As Public Scrambles To Download New Babylon Bee Podcast

All Around the Web – June 21, 2019

AATWTrevin Wax – The Fears That Drive One-Directional Leadership

Tim Keller – Get Out! Tim Keller on the Exodus Story

Denny Burk – Confronting Purity Culture or Christian Sexual Ethics?

Randy Alcorn – Is an Unborn Child a Parasite, Living off Another Person’s Body without Permission?

Chuck Lawless – 10 Things the Resurrection Means for Christian Leaders

Facts & Trends – 5 Things to Remember When You Consume the News

Gospel Relevancy – How to Choose the Right Seminary: 6 Factors to Consider

TGC – The Most Epic Bible Study of All Time

Tim Challies – Peril on Both Sides

New York Times – In Stores, Secret Surveillance Tracks Your Every Move

The Atlantic – What Really Happened to Malaysia’s Missing Airplane

Pew Research Center – World’s population is projected to nearly stop growing by the end of the century

Babylon Bee – Taylor Swift Releases New Song ‘I Kissed A Girl And You’ll Like It Or Else You’re A Disgusting Bigot’

Babylon Bee – Out-Of-Touch Youth Pastor Still Saying ‘WASSSSUUUUUP!?!?!’

Babylon Bee – New Bible Geek Squad Will Come To Your House To Argue With You About Theology

Babylon Bee – Harvard Teaches Incoming Students Valuable Life Lesson That People Can Never Change

All Around the Web – June 20, 2019

AATWJoe Carter – The FAQs: What Christians Should Know About Vaccines

John Stonestreet – Abortion Extremists on the Left

Denny Burk – A Clarification about a New Book on the Trinity

Chuck Lawless – 12 Characteristics of the Best Church Staff Members I’ve Known

Facts & Trends – 3 Ways to Help Your Church Think Rightly About Mental Health

Thom Rainer – Seven Updated Strategies for the Pastor’s First 90 Days – Rainer on Leadership #546

Evangelical History – The Two Best Introductions for Christians Studying History: A Joint Interview

Daily Caller – Population Bomb? China Expected To Have 400 Million Fewer People By 2100

Koine Greek – FILM: The Gospel of Mark in Koine Greek (w/ subtitles) – LUMO Project || Chapter 1

Baptist Press – High court orders review of Ore. gay wedding cake case

CNN – Your Facebook profile can indicate if you have a medical condition, a study finds

Sacramento Bee – ‘Lorax’ tree said to be Dr. Seuss’ muse topples in San Diego

Babylon Bee – Ocasio-Cortez Compares Mandatory Math Classes To Concentration Camps

Babylon Bee – Biden: ‘Republicans May Have Standards, But We Have Double Standards’

Babylon Bee – Kids On Summer Vacation Immediately Regret Telling Mom They’re Bored

Babylon Bee – Trump Proposes Constitutional Amendment Making It Illegal To Burn Him On Twitter

All Around the Web – June 19, 2019

AATWRussell Moore – Is Apathy More Dangerous Than Atheism?

Carl Trueman – Blessing When Cursed

John Stonestreet – Tragedy or Tissue?

Facts & Trends – Pastors’ Housing Allowance Avoids Supreme Court Challenge

Bible Gateway – Study 2019: USA Cities Ranked By Their Most Post-Christian Status

Facts & Trends – How a Worship Song Is Fueling Pro-Democracy Protests in Hong Kong

Facts & Trends – FBC Sutherland Springs Finds Healing After Tragedy Through VBS

National Post – How the dad joke was born and why it’ll never go out of style

OM – The Bing of Maps

MSN – Pakistani politician livestreams press conference with ‘cat filter’ on by mistake

Babylon Bee – New Instagram Filter Makes It Look Like You’re On A Missions Trip In A Third-World Country


All Around the Web – June 18, 2019

AATWSam Storms – 10 Things You Should Know about the Holy Spirit in the Old Testament

Facts & Trends – 5 Highlights From the SBC Annual Meeting

Chuck Lawless – 9 “Without’s” that Get in the Way of Growing a Healthy Church

TGC – Contrasting Views of Evil: ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Lord of the Rings’

TGC – 4 Things Teens Need from Your Church

Tim Challies – Love Is Not Heavy-Handed

Thom Rainer – Revitalize Network Convention 2020: A History Begins

Free Beacon – This Father’s Day, Thank Dad for His Hard Work

New Yorker – “1984” At Seventy: Why We Still Read Orwell’s Book of Prophecy

Babylon Bee – New ‘Habitat For Heretics’ Charity Builds Giant Mansions For Needy Prosperity Gospel Preachers

Babylon Bee – Nation Spends Day Acknowledging Existence Of Completely Unnecessary Parent

Babylon Bee – New ‘Habitat For Heretics’ Charity Builds Giant Mansions For Needy Prosperity Gospel Preachers

Babylon Bee – Conservative, Liberal Clock In, Hurl Cliches At Each Other On Twitter, Clock Out

All Around the Web – August 17, 2019

AATWKevin DeYoung – Distinguishing Marks of a Quarrelsome Person

Denny Burk – The SBC’s Resolution “On Sexuality and Personal Identity”

John Stonestreet – Indian Christians on Edge

Facts & Trends – 4 Reminders for When You Feel Like Giving Up on Ministry

Thom Rainer – Six Reasons Why Churches Should Not Abandon the Boomer Generation – Rainer on Leadership #545

Chuck Lawless – 10 Things that Church Leaders Don’t Think about Enough

TGC – How Can I Get My Child to Engage in Schoolwork?

Facts & Trends – Churchgoers Aren’t Hearing Pastors’ Message on Sexual Abuse

Facts & Trends – 5 Ways Churches Can Stand in the Gap for the Fatherless

National Geographic – National Geographic Travel Photo Contest

Bloomberg – Americans Now Spend More at Internet Stores Than Restaurants

Flowing Data – How Much the Everyday Changes When You Have Kids

Babylon Bee – Elizabeth Warren Promises To Cure Smallpox

Babylon Bee – Walmart Self-Checkout Machine Wins Employee Of The Month Award Again

Babylon Bee – Chick-Fil-A Celebrates Pride Month By Serving Delicious Chicken Sandwiches To Everyone Just Like All The Other Months

Babylon Bee – Study: Hate Clicks Are A Major Source Of Web Traffic And Also ‘The Princess Bride’ Is A Trash Movie That Only Stupid People Like


All Around the Web – June 15, 2019

AATWTrevin Wax – We Will Sneer at Death

John Stonestreet – The Hong Kong Protests

TGC – Is Our Visual Age Making You Blind?

Sam Storms – One More Reason Why We Stink at Evangelism

Alister Begg – Stop Praying “Be With” Prayers

Facts & Trends – 5 Things I Wish I’d Done Differently as a Student Pastor

Facts & Trends – 4 Ways to Keep from Becoming An Angry Preacher

Chuck Lawless – REPOST: 8 Reflections on Being Childless and Celebrating Father’s Day

Thom Rainer – How Can a Church without Kids Reach Millennial Families with Kids? – Revitalize & Replant #097

TGC – Who Wrote Moses’s Obituary in Deuteronomy 34?

Narnia Fans – Matthew Aldrich to Oversee Narnia for Netflix

Babylon Bee – New School Program Raises Awareness Of Things Kids Didn’t Know They Were Supposed To Be Offended About

Babylon Bee – Does A Politician’s Moral Character Matter? A Handy Flowchart

Babylon Bee – Homophobic Bigot Changes His Ways After Stumbling Across Rainbow-Colored Corporate Logo On Facebook

Babylon Bee – Ocasio-Cortez: ‘Everyone’s Pay Should Be Equal, But My Pay Should Be More Equal Than Others”

All Around the Web – June 14, 2019

AATWJoe Carter – The FAQs: Southern Baptists Release Urgent Report on Sexual Abuse

Facts & Trends – 7 Surprising Trends in Global Christianity in 2019

Doug Wilson – Platt, Trump, Falwell and Maybe Some Others

Evangelical History – Puritans—Exceptional Protestants or Prejudiced Moralizers?

Fred Sanders – . . . And Then the Holy Spirit

Justin Taylor – Powlison: 5 Questions to Ask When You Are Suffering

Chuck Lawless – 7 Reasons Leadership from Our Knees is Imperative

Thom Rainer – 8 Common Characteristics of Successful Church Revitalizations

Gentle Reformation – Life in 2019

Facts & Trends – How to Get Excited Talking to Others About Jesus

Axios – What Apple Knows About You

Babylon Bee – Crunched For Time, Pastor Pads Out Sermon With Random G.K. Chesterton Quotes

Babylon Bee – Study Confirms Kids Who Lose At Dodgeball Are ‘Total Dorks’

Babylon Bee – Progressive Mom Proudly Declares Son To Be Transgender After He Walks Through Barbie Aisle

Babylon Bee – YouTube Pulls All ‘Seinfeld’ Clips Featuring The Soup Nazi


All Around the Web – June 13, 2019

AATWTrevin WAx – Chernobyl and the Corrosiveness of Convenient Lies

David French –Social-Media Censorship Is the Product of Culture and Commerce

John Stonestreet – The Victims of Words

Justin Taylor – John Newton on Why Calvinists of All People Should Be the Gentlest in Controversy

Chuck Lawless – My Confession about Leaving a Church Poorly

Thom Rainer – Five Intriguing Updates on Gen Z and Churches – Rainer on Leadership #544

Facts & Trends – SBC Panel on Sexual Abuse Calls for Action

Crossway – How to Avoid a Preaching Rut

TGC – 7 Ways to Shepherd the Terminally Ill

Tim Challies – Not What You Think

Babylon Bee – Thousands Come Forward To Accuse Joel Osteen Of Tickling Their Ears

Babylon Bee – Bernie Sanders Vows To Fight For $15 Maximum Wage

Babylon Bee – Vox Calls For To Take Down Definitions Of Words They Don’t Like

Babylon Bee – Newly Unearthed Propaganda Video From Nazi Germany Shows Woman Calling Holocaust ‘Acceptable Violence’