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“Another day. Another podcast comparison. Another hurt pastor.”
The Internet makes it easy for johns to order up a child as easily as a pizza.
Many assume sex trafficking is restricted to the darkest corners of the Internet. The online classified ad company “Backpage,” however, has become the Walmart of sex trafficking and prostitution. For a modest fee, traffickers can post sex ads of women and children they control with force or fraud.
I am over halfway through my rookie season as a second grade Sunday school teacher. And over the course of these months, I’ve learned very, very much. But among the things that have become crystal clear to me is the face that teaching a children’s Sunday school class is extraordinarily good for your soul. And here are four reasons why.
My friend Jeff Medders launched a new podcast focused on writers talking about writing. His first guest: Jared Wilson.
Making fun of immature Christians has turned into quite the lucrative market. The more mature Christians among us seem to have discovered this, as more and more spoof sites are cropping up. I find myself enjoying some of these and laughing along at some of the innocent humor. It’s good to be able to laugh at ourselves at times. But I also found myself quite convicted as I read through Christopher Love’s little book, Grace: The Truth, Growth, and Different Degrees. A powerful wave of conviction flooded over me as I thought about the many times I’ve rolled my eyes and silently mocked some well-meaning Facebook posts.
This is the start of a really good and necessary conversation.
Every culture seems to have its own unique, collected wisdom, pithy insights of the wise. Oftentimes, these tidbits of wisdom are preserved in the form of the proverb. We have proverbial sayings in American culture. I am thinking of sayings such as “A stitch in time saves nine” or “A penny saved is a penny earned.”