In today’s WSJ a review of the new book, NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children, the authors survey the newest findings in child development. Among them, the 15,000 scholarly articles that defend the self-esteem theory that swept the nation in the 80s has been overturned with data that demonstrate self-esteem-talks bolster laziness and boost anxiety in adults [...]
Normally, this post could wait until Friday, but…
If you’ve ever watched a video or stand-up by Tim Hawkins, then you will appreciate his latest video on the new big government. Beyond his love for Chick-fil-A and Cletus, his best buddy, Hawkins is a gifted musician and comedian, and I always crack up at his counter-culture [...]
Five years ago, the NEA (National Endowment for the Arts) issued a report called “Reading at Risk,” declaring the world of literary reading in ruin.In 2004, the NEA reported, “less than half of adults” had read “any single work of literature” in the previous year. Dana Gioia, then the chairman of the NEA, declared the [...]
I look forward to reading the three books I just picked up for outside reading:
Have you stood in front of students lately and wondered why they look at you like you are a paleophyte? Chances are, you are communicating to them in terms, paradigms, and idioms that are “not cool.” If you want to understand better how to grapple with contextualization with today’s young adults, you should read the [...]
On the phone with Troy Bush congratulating him for the new and exciting position he has accepted at Southern Seminary at the Billy Graham School.
Read it: SBTS appoints new Center for Urban Ministry director.
Preaching the Word, disciple-making, and building a biblical understanding of the local church. Sound old and antiquated? It is. Read the interview of how one pastor is going New Testament on the church he pastors.
Its great to read the good things the Lord is doing through my friend and fellow homiletician, pastor David [...]
Someone sent me this video on the use and proliferation of technology and the frustration some experience as a result.