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What Christian Resources Are People Reading?

In my recent survey thirty friends described their online reading patterns.

For writers, this is incredibly helpful. I plan to spend some time learning from each of these Christian resources.

How To Give a Perfect Answer Pt. 4

“Don’t Make It Demanding”

A fool gives full vent to his spirit,
But a wise man quietly holds it back.
-Proverbs 29:11

An immature person makes too many demands on others.

In a forum there are several things I find too demanding. You may have a different opinion. It depends on the context and the relationship. But if you think you may be too demanding—ask.

Stop Planned Parenthood (#PPSellsBabyParts)

With the recent news that Planned Parenthood sells the dismembered body parts of aborted babies, we have reason for outrage, hope, and action.

Do You Make This Mistake When Arguing?

I call this mistake “Not keeping your eye on the goal.”

It means not being 100% clear on what your goal is.

So, what is your goal?

If your goal is to say what you think — and then feel good about having said it — that’s not going to benefit anyone. Not you, and not anyone else.

That’s like the people who just say “You’re an idiot.” No one is benefited by that.

Social Justice and Scripture: Untie the Knot Pt.9

Previously we looked at John Frame’s scriptural argument that government should offer protection from theft, not be an agent of redistribution.

I agree with this vision of justice. Scripture doesn’t support the modern idea of “social justice.”