Some Shoutables (Serious – Ya Gotta Take A Minute Or Two And Read These Great Posts)

On Today’s Sunday Shout-Outs, here are a few shoutables…

 

sarah bessey guard your gates

This post, Guard Your Gates by Sarah Bessey. Here’s my favorite line: “So, no, I don’t guard my gates against simply terrible or scary things anymore. Instead, I want to guard my gates against what diminishes wholeness and holiness in me. I guard against the influences that make me the worst version of myself, the influences that feed my… Read More

When What We Say About People Sounds Like The Devil Talking

Certain sounds are easily identifiable. Think old Volkswagens. Or Harley Davidson motorcycles.

Sometimes, you can even tell where a person is from by the words they use or how they say them.

You’ve probably already taken the “How Y’all, Youse and You Guys Talk” language test, right? I felt pretty good about my results… I’m either from Seattle, Spokane, or Grand Rapids… Read More

When We Sound Like Kanye West (Or How Honor Doesn’t Work)

You’ve probably heard all about it already.

Over the weekend, Kanye did another one of those Kanye things that makes him look like a self-important jerk.

Quoting from The Independent:

The star stopped the show in Sydney on Friday night and insisted that every member of the audience got up and danced.

Kanye told the crowd: “I can’t do this show until everybody stand up. Unless you got a handicap pass and you get special parking and s**t.” While nearly everyone stood up, Kanye spotted two people still seated and called… Read More

If You Haven’t Already, You Should

Here are the highlights of what I read / saw / watched online this week. If you haven’t already clicked on these, you should…

 

greg boyd post

This post, The Cruciform Way Of The Lamb, by Greg Boyd. Greg is a brilliant theologian and communicator. His book, The Myth of a Christian Nation is one of the most challenging ones I’ve read in the past 5 years. In this post’s video, Greg offers insight… Read More