Church: Uncool people need Jesus too. “As I’ve looked at some amazing plans from church planters, I’ve started to notice a trend. They all sound the same.” Ironic that the post comes from the homogeneous hipster Acts29 network. Kevin DeYoung has a good reaction post to this as well: They need good pastors and good churches everywhere.
Church: Make sure it’s liturgy, not liturgay. Doug Wilson at his best, writing about worldview: “A worldview is not just thoughts in your head, even if they are orthodox thoughts. A worldview consists of four major components — catechesis, narrative, symbols, and lifestyle.”
Preaching: 10 important things to ask a potential pastor. R.C. Sproul, Jr. lists these 10 questions, and then answers them for himself. He lists Nathan Clark George and Troy Polamalu in his lengthy list of heroes.
Books: A new book is coming out March 15 that I’m excited about: Welcome to a Reformed Church: A Guide for Pilgrims, by Danny Hyde. A great interview with Hyde about the book is also available here. You can buy it here.
Photography: 10 deadly post-processing sins. Humorous and helpful. Included are vignettes, processing fads, and oversaturation.
News: Couple let baby starve to death while raising virtual baby online. How sad is this? How sad is it that I’m not surprised that a story like this finally broke?