Monday, December 22, 2014

9 Things I Wish, and other links

The posting of links does not constitute an endorsement of the sites linked, and not necessarily even agreement with the specific posts linked.

* 9 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About the Persecution of Christians -- "Is discrimination against Christians an acceptable form of prejudice?"

* 9 Life Lessons Everyone Can Learn from a Farmer -- "You don’t get anything you don’t work hard for."
* A United Evangelical Response: The System Failed Eric Garner -- "Who stops police when they do something bad?"
* An Incendiary Statement? -- "I’m stunned speechless by this news."
* Black and Tan: a Collection of Essays and Excursions on Slavery, Culture War, and Scripture in America -- "We are all cousins. And not only are the races connected through God’s creation of Adam, we are united (this time in harmony) in the redemption purchased by the Son of God."
* Continent-Sized Scan Reveals US Underbelly -- "...the new study...built a detailed, 3D map of the Earth's upper mantle, which is the rocky layer between the crust and core."
* Histories Of Several Cosby Accusers Cast Doubt On Tales -- "There is virtually no standard by which the media are holding Mr Cosby’s accusers."
* Russell Moore, the Gospel of the Kingdom, and Eric Garner -- "The first time the word gospel is mentioned in the New Testament it has a qualifying term accompanying it: “...the gospel of the kingdom...”"
* US Birth Rate Hits All-Time Low -- "Among women under age 30, childbearing is on the decline, whereas it continues to rise among women older than 30..."
* Year after newlywed fatally shot during home robbery, widow speaks about faith, forgiveness -- "Earlier this year, Maryann pleaded with people on WBTV's Facebook page not to hate the men accused in his death."

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