GleaningsImportant Developments in the Church and the World
- May 26,
Family Christian Risks Shutdown of 266 Stores after Bankruptcy AuctionFour bidders—three of them liquidators—are bidding for the nation's largest Christian bookstore chain today.
- May 26,
Evangelicals Denounce Payday Lending, Join Fight for New RegulationsUnusual faith coalition calls on Congress to limit payday loans.
- May 22,
Josh Duggar of '19 Kids and Counting' Apologizes, Resigns after Reports of Molesting 5 Young GirlsPolice investigated sexual assaults in 2006, but no charges were brought against Duggar. TLC pulls program from its lineup.
- May 19,
Died: John ‘Jack’ Templeton Jr., Billionaire Philanthropist Who Backed Science-Religion ResearchLeader died two days before $1.7 million Templeton Prize was awarded to Jean Vanier, founder of L’Arche communities.
- Why Boko Haram and ISIS Target WomenThe oldest way to spread a religion is not to evangelize people; it’s to create new ones.
- 20 Truths from Discipling and Multiplying Leaders by John AmstutzWhat can we learn about leadership from the lives of Paul and Peter?(The Exchange)
- Trabajo aburrido: Bueno para el almaNo importa lo monótono, desapercibido, u ordinario que sea, nuestro trabajo puede transformarnos poderosamente haciéndonos semejantes a Cristo.
- No Iota in Vain: Martin Luther’s ‘Great and Worthy Undertaking’The reformer translated the New Testament in ten weeks—and with strong convictions.(BehemothMag.com)
- Dealing with Secular Extremism4 ways to calm the stormy waters around gay marriage.
- Why You Can't Read Scripture AloneStudying the Bible in light of the Great Tradition.
- Mad Max: Fury RoadFinding a forgotten Eden in the midst of post-apocalyptic anarchy.
- How Dante's Poetry Rescued Rod Dreher from DespairThe popular blogger leaned on 'The Divine Comedy' when his world was falling apart.