Desiring God has just released a slew of new desktop backgrounds over at Don’tWasteYourLife.com. Here’s a couple:
Last week, Tim Challies ran a thought-provoking and challenging series directed toward young men about sex and, in particular sexual detoxification. I’d highly recommend this series to any man (and woman for that matter) who struggles with, or has struggled with, issues of lust and pornography. It’s well worth your time.
Tullian Tchvidjian shows us how we can identify a reliable preacher with five questions based on the five solas of the Reformation:
Question 5 (Sola Deo Gloria): Does the preacher exalt God above all? A reliable explainer will always lead you to marvel at God. A true carrier of God’s truth will always lead you to encounter the glory of God. A God-centered teacher is just that: God-centered. He will preach and teach in such a way that you find yourself hungering and thirsting for God. You will listen to sermon after sermon and walk away with grand impressions of Divine personality, not grand impressions of human personality.
HT: Trevin Wax
Ligonier Ministries has been hard at work revamping their online presence and the new site looks pretty snazzy. Very reminiscent of The Gospel Coalition and a few others.
In Case You Missed It
Here are a few of this week’s notable posts:
Where the Wild Things Are, working through my unsettled feelings toward the new movie
Called to Worship, reviewing Vernon Whaley’s book on developing a biblical foundation for worship
A Decisive Act: The 95 Theses, presenting the work that ultimately led to the Protestant Reformation
A Fallacious View of Providence, J.I. Packer on the root issue of two common objections to the Evangelical view of the inspiration of Scripture