Frank McCourt, author of Angela’s Ashes, dies at 78. Read this article regarding his high school teaching years: “A Storyteller Even as a Teacher.”
Don’t have a swimming pool during the hot, sweltering summer months? Check out the dumpster pool.
Read “Top Ten Ways to Ruin Young Pastors.” (Thanks to Andy Rowell for this link.)
Very interesting interview with Kevin Vanhoozer upon his move to Wheaton College and Graduate School in the Fall, 2009.
Michael Spencer has written a post entitled “What Might Boys Read?” You might skim through the many, many comments on this post. Very interesting.
Sam Rainer has written a post entitled “Signs of a Struggling Local Church.” Note this quote taken from the post:
We don’t take risks. Unfortunately, many church leaders have been beat up or burned. As a result, they focus more on not getting in trouble with their congregation than turning the world upside down for Jesus. They lead churches to play it safe rather than taking risks to reach more people.
“13 Idea Starters for Stuck Bloggers” by Michael Hyatt. I found this to be a very helpful post.
John Ortberg on “Hand Crafted” (God’s way of shaping and using us).