Archive for December 2013
Anita Smith, widow of Ronnie Smith, wrote a brief yet beautiful letter to the people of Libya
Brilliant, snarky, and scathing OP-ED from David Brooks in NYT entitled, “The Thought Leader”
Barna research supports evangelism on dramatic rise among millennials and in decline among boomers and busters. If true this flies in the face of a lot of the sound bites regarding “millennials.”
Dalrock on the economic fallout of a culture that is hostile to husbands and fathers, “Progress”
Washington Times – “Half of America Strips Religion From Christmas”
Apparently researchers in the Pacific Northwest have figured out how to quasi-efficiently produce crude oil from algae
Some really helpful infographics on the state of religions in the U.S.
Francis Chan in a brutally honest piece, “Why It’s So Easy for Leaders to Fake It”
Camille Paglia’s piece, “It’s a Man’s World, and it Always Will Be”
Interesting interview with Ethan Hawke in Esquire, “What I’ve Learned”
I am a sucker for amazing time-lapse:
Great fake travel posters made by artist Ali Xenos. There are some great ones of Rivendell, Tatooine, Dagobah, and Winterfell.
‘Gravity’ Spinoff: Watch the Other Side of Sandra Bullock’s Distress Call – Jonas Cuaron’s seven-minute companion short, filmed in Greenland and featuring Bullock’s voice
Brutal personal piece on about one young man’s battle with our present culture of death – “I Lost My Daughter to the Culture of Death”
Modalimy – Co-parenting for those that want children but not a relationship or marriage. You really cannot make this stuff up.
“Nelson Mandela: A Candid Assessment” – from Catholic site Crisis Magazine
Interesting piece from personal finance blog Mr. Money Mustache entitled, “Get Rich With: The Position of Strength.” Makes some salient points.
Interesting piece in the Atlantic dealing with Clickbait and UpWorthy’s game changing headlines
Great article by J. Budziszewski entitled, “Why Hooking Up is Letting You Down”
Article from the Polaris Project on “Human Trafficking Trends in the United States”
Great long-form piece from Sports Illustrated entitled, “The Book of Tebow”
Solid article from Kevin DeYoung entitled, “Seven Thoughts on Pastors Writing Books”