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As we speak’s Kindle offers embrace a pleasant little checklist of titles (although, to be honest, an excellent variety of them appear to go on sale each month or two).

(Yesterday on the weblog: Do We Take care of the Sheep or Do We Use the Sheep?)

Ten Issues You Ought to Learn about John Henry Newman (1801–1890)

John Henry Newman has been a lot within the information just lately. Right here’s a brief article on his life and affect.

Why So Many Firms Bailed on Fb’s Libra Challenge at As soon as

It’s not excellent news for Fb’s cryptocurrency, however it’s additionally not essentially devastating information. “The first to ditch Libra was Paypal, which withdrew on October 4th. Then, over the course of a few hours on October 11th, Visa, Mastercard, Stripe and Mercado Pago all bailed on the project, with eBay tagging along for good measure. That meant every major US payment processor has exited the association.”

Carbon Copy

“Stick a spade anywhere in the natural world and it comes up teeming with fascination. Did you know, for example, that sequoia bark is inches thick and its sponginess protects the trees from forest fires? That they are the most massive plants, and among the oldest living organisms, on earth? That their seed cones do not drop naturally but depend on gray squirrels to swarm their branches and nibble through the stems?”

That Two-Hour Marathon

Right here’s a take a look at how Eliud Kipchoge grew to become the primary particular person ever to run a marathon in beneath two hours.

YouTube Heaven?

“We live in the world of viral videos—at least those of us connected to the internet. The latest video becomes the topic of conversation—have you seen the one where…? Together, we spend 3.25 billion hours on YouTube in a month. That’s 399,543 years. Add to that all the YouTube videos embedded on Facebook etc.” Unimaginable! And right here’s how and why it issues.

‘This Word Must Be Preached’

Justin Taylor has a beautifully-written anecdote from the life and ministry of John Piper.

The Energy of Silence

I’ve some distant recollections of silence. “When I’m in the middle of a busy season of life, I find myself pushing my time with God into smaller and smaller chunks of my day. Other priorities take the place of that time, and before I completely realize what happened I’ve sacrificed the sweet depth of my relationship with God for the temporal busyness of my schedule.”

Flashback: Please Do & Please Don’t Assume Motives

It’s good to make assumptions if the idea is that an individual’s motives are good; it’s sinful to make assumptions if the idea is that an individual’s motives are unhealthy.

A La Carte (October 15) - Tim Challies

If God is the creator of all issues, and if the Bible has his seal of reality and energy, then the Bible has the precise to interrogate my life and tradition, and never the opposite approach round. —Rosaria Butterfield

A La Carte (October 15) - Tim Challies

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A La Carte (October 15) - Tim Challies


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