Category Archives: Links

The Curiosity Index (03.04.2017)

After an unexpected week’s absence the sorely missed Index has returned. I hear your gasps of relief. The Strange Persistence of Guilt David Brooks of the NYT has a great column on guilt. Think about this sentence and western civilization. And yet we have no

The Curiosity Index (23.03.2017)

America’s most-hated woman I remember, back in the early days of having an email account, getting spam emails wanting me to sign a petition against this woman. Turns out they were rubbish. So before the Nigerians, Asians and Eastern-Europeans trying to scam me, I had American

The Curiosity Index (22.03.2017)

Who shares the story, not who reports the news, is what counts for casual readers Because you’re reading it here, you know it’s true right? How to Learn New Things as an Adult For all my friends who love to highlight their books, I have

The Curiosity Index (21.03.2017)

What Is Grace? Last Sunday we looked at what it means to be a people changed by grace. Justin Holcomb offers a good article on what grace is. What Did the Tearing of the Temple Curtain Mean? More than you realise. The rise of Arab

The Curiosity Index (20.03.2017)

How was your weekend? Grace Church met in a new venue for the first time – a preschool, so that was fun! Churchgoing and tolerance Talking of churchgoing. This is a fascinating article on tolerance and churchgoing. Basically whether you’re on the right or left

The Curiosity Index (17.03.2017)

I’m just beginning to get the energy for my week, unfortunately it’s Friday already. I’ve peaked in so many ways. Here Are the Ages You Peak at Everything Throughout Life This made for depressing reading on a Friday morning as I realised my chances of

The Curiosity Index (16.03.2017)

I’m really enjoying reading John Ortberg’s Who is this Man? I can really recommend it as a go to book for seekers on the person of Jesus. The Benedict Option in Percentages Rod Dreher’s The Benedict Option is gaining considerable attention in the States and I guess

The Curiosity Index (15.03.2017)

So back to it after a major headache interrupted my writing. Apologies. Complaining Never Wins the Culture Trevin Wax with a good article at Desiring God on the problem of grumbling over gratitude. Jesus still speaks to his church: Do everything without grumbling. You want to