Here is my weekly gathering point of the best posts I’ve found recently. Most are ministry-minded or faith-focused, with enough flexibility to embrace a bit of who-knows-what as well.
If the number six intimidates you, start with my two *Picks of the Week*.
For a steady stream of such links, follow me on Twitter ( @JasonBandura ) to the right of this post. Inspiring quotes and engaging articles are tweeted 3-4 times daily.
Today’s edition is a beauty:
1) To Parents of Small Children (*PICK OF THE WEEK*)
Steve Wiens dares to speak out loud the thoughts of parents everywhere. In the process, he provides hope and encouragement for every parent who has ever feared they were among the worst in the world! If you are currently parenting small children, read some of the comments as well–you will discover a sense of community within a few lines!
2) Book Review: What We Talk About When We Talk About God
Here is the first review that I came across, concerning Rob Bell’s new book. Thanks to JR Forasteros for reading and sharing.
3) The Scale of the Universe
Click, scroll, and be amazed! Very cool site here.
4) Chris Tomlin, King of the Sing-Along
This CNN feature recently highlighted the vast influence of Chris Tomlin. An interesting read for anyone who has been touched by one of his many offerings to the Christian church.
5) The Sexy Wife I Can’t Be (*PICK OF THE WEEK*)
Mary DeMuth, for Deeper Church, has my respect for this gutsy post about sexual abuse and the very real struggle toward healing from such hurt. Thanks for sharing so much of yourself, Mary.
6) 22 Storytelling Tips by a Pixar Storyboard Artist
This may or may not alter your life, but I was quite fascinated by these bits of learning from a member of one of Earth’s best-known storytelling teams.
Blessings upon you, my friends. May your weekend be refreshing in rest, play, and worship.
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