The Curiosity Index (25.04.2018)

A little bit late to the gate with this one. My excuse is that it’s Monday. Only I never pressed publish and now it’s Wednesday. Hey ho.

Does God discipline those whom God loves?

Ian Paul engages with Andrew Wilson’s doctoral thesis on Paul’s combination of warnings and assurance for his readers.

Should a pastor ever own a private jet or a luxury yacht?

I would say, no. Mike Frost digs a little deeper.

How much more concerning is it when ministers of religion who already wield male power, ecclesial power, spiritual power, and organizational power, add financial power to that mix!

The Ugly Coded Critique of Chick-Fil-A’s Christianity

This piece by Stephen Carter has rightly been getting a lot of attention.

Religious bigotry is always dangerous. But there’s a deeper problem here, a difficulty endemic to today’s secular left: an all-too-frequent weird refusal to acknowledge the demographics of Christianity. When you mock Christians, you’re not mocking who you think you are.

Ice breaker question

This is a good one.

Building a better Kindle

For those of you who like e-readers and such like.

 

Photo by Alan Light

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