All Around the Web – July 21, 2018

AATWDenny Burk – What does the tenth commandment teach about desire?

Eric Metaxes – A Tower of Skulls

Cripplegate – The Difference Between the Integrity of the Qur’an & the Bible

Mary Mohler – How to Uproot Bitterness as a Pastor’s Wife

Crossway – Lessons from 7 of History’s Greatest Theologians

Thom Rainer – Seven Reasons Pastors Burn Out

Chuck Lawless – 9 Reasons Some Pastors Stay Too Long

Tim Challies – For the Pastor Knee-Deep in Immorality

LifeWay Books – How to Critique a Book

Independent – Conservatives believe their lives are more meaningful than liberals, study finds

The Blaze – Is parental abuse causing a shortage of youth sports referees?

USA Today – That anti-straw movement? It’s all based on one 9-year-old’s suspect statistic

Babylon Bee – Jordan Peterson Granted Honorary Christian Status


All Around the Web – July 20, 2018

Denny Burk – Theologian wants to take the Bible out of the hands of Christians

Doug Wilson – This Cavalcade of Concupiscence

WORLD – Rolling into barbarism: Today’s pro-abortion propaganda is increasingly anti-woman and extremist

Evangelical History – Is the Wall of Separation ‘Bad History’?

John Stonestreet – Oregon’s Hypocrisy

Desiring God – How to Leave Porn Behind

Jason K. Allen – Four Reasons to Pray for Your Pastor Daily

Chuck Lawless – 7 Indications that a Pastor of a Declining Church Has Stayed Too Long

Desiring God – The Most Dangerous Place to Live: The Subtle Perils of the Past

Thom Rainer – Five Future Developments Coming to the Church – Rainer on Leadership #450

Babylon Bee – Joel Osteen Reminds Viewers That Opinions Expressed On Program Are His Own And Do Not Reflect Those Of Jesus Christ

All Around the Web – July 19, 2018

AATWJoe Carter – 9 Things You Should Know About Russian President Vladimir Putin

Quillette – I Was the Mob Until the Mob Came for Me

John Stonsetreet – Abortion, Bias, and Babies with Down Syndrome

Sam Storms – 10 Things You Should Know about the New Heaven and New Earth

Gospel Coalition – How the Gospel Has Affected Don Carson

Chuck Lawless – 7 Truths about the Weeds of Sin in Our Lives

Thom Rainer – Baby Boomers Are Returning to Church

Tim Challies – Kids and Technology

Bible Gateway – Infographic: The Status of Christianity Around the World

LifeWay Pastors – Turning Your New Pastorate Into a Long-Term Pastorate

The Guardian – I tracked my iPhone usage for a week and this is what I learned

Babylon Bee – Socialist Professor Refuses Salary, Frees Himself From Bonds Of Capitalism

Babylon Bee – More Protective MAGA Helmets Now Available For Trump Supporters Brave Enough To Go Out In Public


Some language. But this is why we homeschool.

All Around the Web – July 18, 2018

AATWWall Street Journal – Let’s Talk About the Black Abortion Rate

Federalists – The Thailand Cave Rescue Shows Why Men Are Necessary

Denny Burk – What is “desire” in James 1:15? Sin or temptation?

Sam Storms – Can God’s Existence be Proven?

Gospel Coalition – What I Wasn’t Ready for in Pastoral Ministry

Baptist Press – Survey: 2/3 of churchgoers invited someone to church

Tim Challies – A Sober Warning from the Earliest Christians

Thom Rainer – Six Considerations for Selecting Mission Partners – Rainer on Leadership #449

Chuck Lawless – 8 Reasons Evangelism Programs Often Don’t Work

Baptist Press – SBC messengers ‘getting younger,’ Dallas report shows

Christianity Today – World Cup Evangelism Has Flourished. What Comes Next?

Babylon Bee –  RELIGIOUS EXTREMISM: Kavanaugh Caught Serving Food To Homeless

Babylon Bee – The Bee Explains: Democratic Socialism

All Around the Web – July 17, 2018

AATWAlbert Mohler –Before the Lease Runs Out: Summer Reading List for 2018

Joe Carter – Clergy Consider Handing Out Abortifacients in Church

Justin Taylor – Why It Is Highly Unlikely That the New Supreme Court Will Overturn Roe v. Wade (Though They Should)

Doug Wilson – On the PCA Getting French-Kissed by the World

Thom Rainer – How to Prepare for a Long-term Tenured Revitalization – Revitalize & Replant #049

Chuck Lawless – A First Step Toward Evangelizing More


Tim Challies – The History of Nothing, No One, and Nowhere

LifeWay Pastors – How to Thrive as a Type-B Pastor

Medium – The Tech Industry’s War on Kids

WORLD – No left turns?

Reason – Starbucks Bans Plastic Straws, Winds Up Using More Plastic

The Blaze – Is your necktie killing you? A California mayor wants to ban the accessory after he read a new study

The Cut – The Extinction of the Middle Child

Babylon Bee – New ‘Left Behind’ Action Figures Just Empty Boxes

Babylon Bee – Washington Post Reveals Its Main Source Of Information Is The Babylon Bee


All Around the Web – July 16, 2018

AATWJoe Carter – 9 Things You Should Know About Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

John Stonestreet – Brett Kavanaugh

Denny Burk – Is temptation sinful?

Chuck Lawless – 8 Reasons Confession to One Another Matters


Thom Rainer – Five Reasons a Wave of Revitalization of Churches Is Likely

Tim Challies – Are You Living Worthy of the Gospel?

Bible Gateway – The State of the Bible 2018: Most Americans Want to Read the Bible

Jim Hamilton – A Fresh Translation of the Nicene Creed

WORLD – Linking arms and walking forward

Gospel Coalition – 5 Dangers for Missionaries in Honor-Shame Contexts

Babylon Bee – Democrats Accuse Trump Of Sexism For Not Nominating Female Justice They Promised To Block

Babylon Bee – New Study Reveals Humanity Just One ‘Coexist’ Bumper Sticker Away From World Peace

All Around the Web – July 13, 2018

AATWRoss Douthat – After Kavanaugh, the Deluge

Andrew Walker – New SCOTUS Nominee Means Reports of Social Conservatism’s Death are Greatly Exaggerated

Evangelical History – Did Congress Print the First American Bible?

Tim Challies – The Message That Moved the SBC

WORLD – It’s Kavanaugh

Cripplegate – Differences Between Salvation in the Qur’an & the Bible

WORLD – Summer salt


Thom Rainer – Why People Leave a Church – Rainer on Leadership #448

Chuck Lawless – 10 Reasons We Hide Our Sin

Gospel Coalition – 4 Things Church Planters Today Need to Know

Breitbart – Kavanaugh: Judges Must Interpret, Not Make Law, Interpret Statues and Constitution as Written

Babylon Bee – Ruth Bader Ginsburg Encased In Carbonite Until Next Court Session

Babylon Bee – Resistance Movement Vows To Do Anything To Stop Trump Short Of Treating Other Half Of Country With Respect


All Around the Web – July 12, 2018

AATWJoe Carter – Churches and Nonprofits Must Pay a New Federal Tax—And Many Don’t Even Know

National Review – Judge Brett Kavanaugh: A Warrior for Religious Liberty

Sam Storms – 10 Things You Should Know about the Great White Throne Judgment

Chuck Lawless – 7 of the Toughest Decisions I Had to Make as a Pastor

Thom Rainer – Three Ways Churches Will Be Impacted in the Revitalization Wave That Is Coming

Gospel Coalition – They Will Know Us By Our Tribes

LifeWay Pastors – 3 Things Church Leaders Should Know About Blended Families

Jen Oshman – The Problems With Pastoral Search Committees

Gospel Coalition – Parenting Is a Process, Not an Event

RNS – Innovative World Cup outreach scores big despite Russian authorities’ detainment of church members

Letter and Liturgy – The Conservative Soul of Soccer

New York Times – Facebook Removes a Gospel Group’s Music Video

SNS – Netflix Airs ‘Salute to Abortion;’ Host Declares: ‘God Bless Abortions!”

Babylon Bee – Conservative Woman Surprised To Learn She’s Waging War On Women

All Around the Web – July 11, 2018

AATWDenny Burk – Why “same-sex attraction” may be more confusing than clarifying in our debates about sexuality

Doug Wilson – The UnRoeveling of America

Eric Metaxes – “Peter Pan Syndrome” Revisited

John Stonestreet – Zombie Abortion Arguments

Gospel Coalition – Tim Keller’s Witness at the Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast

Gospel Coalition – The Gritty Reality of the Life of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Gene Veith – Who Needs Palliative Care When We Have Euthanasia?

Crossway – 10 Things You Should Know about Infertility

Tim Challies –  The Utter Horror of the Smallest Sins

Thom Rainer – The Five Greatest Fears of Replanting a Church – Revitalize & Replant #048

Chuck Lawless – 8 Things God’s Discipline Does

For the Church – Pastor, Preach Hypocritical Sermons

Weekly Standard – A Time of Reckoning

Telegraph – Universities warned of ‘creeping segregation’ as Sheffield launches LGBT-only student halls

Sun Sentinel – Teen Tommy John surgeries, youth sports injuries reach epidemic proportions

Babylon Bee – Pastor Who Bashes Millennials Every Sermon Can’t Figure Out Why Millennials Leaving The Church

Babylon Bee – Report: Millennials More Open To Socialism, Touching Hot Stove, Sticking Face In Sack Full Of Badgers

All Around the Web – July 10, 2018

AATWRussell Moore – My Worst Parenting Mistake

Eric Metaxes – Transgender Fury

Denny Burk – The Difference between Protestants and Catholics concerning “Concupiscence”

Canon Fodder – The 10 Commandments of Progressive Christianity #5: Are Questions More Important than Answers?

Cripplegate – Would Jesus Bake the Cake?

Thom Rainer – Seven Ways to Adapt to Changes in Church Attendance – Rainer on Leadership #447

Gospel Coalition – Chasing Wisdom in a Big Data World

Ligonier – What Is the Unpardonable Sin?

Tim Challies – Use the Rod, Lose the Child?

Gospel Coalition – A Warning to Youth and College Pastors

WRAL – How smart TVs in millions of U.S. homes track more than what’s on tonight

Babylon Bee – Conservatives Accused Of Weaponizing The First Amendment To Share Their Views

Babylon Bee – Kamala Harris Reiterates Strong Support For Separating Families At Border Of Birth Canal