Miscellaneous: 7 links

It’s been a while since I posted one of these, but here are seven links to keep you going, just in time for the weekend. There’s a book vs e-book theme in this one. Before we get to the books, spare a thought, prayer or even better some cash for the billion or so people around the world who live in a slum. These pictures tell the story. This is Britain’s most sustainable brewery. This guy is the best chess player in the world. He can beat ten players simultaneously…

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Jobs you won’t be doing in heaven

I’ve been thinking about this for a while. I started thinking about inequality but, as I often do, I wandered and stumbled into something new. Those who trust in Christ will, I believe, inhabit the new heavens and earth (more specifically the new earth) and that new earth will be full of good things for us to do and that includes work. I don’t think we’ll be bored in these new lands, there will be lots to do and it will be deeply satisfying. Rewarding, creative, fulfilling – work as…

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Jobs you won't be doing in heaven

I’ve been thinking about this for a while. I started thinking about inequality but, as I often do, I wandered and stumbled into something new. Those who trust in Christ will, I believe, inhabit the new heavens and earth (more specifically the new earth) and that new earth will be full of good things for us to do and that includes work. I don’t think we’ll be bored in these new lands, there will be lots to do and it will be deeply satisfying. Rewarding, creative, fulfilling – work as…

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Unintentional blogging break

You may (or more likely may not) have wondered where I’ve been and the absence of any posts for the last couple of weeks. A few factors have been at play. Firstly, we have bought a house in Kista, Stockholm and that took a bit of time. We’re delighted, believe it is God’s provision (Acts 17:26) and we’ll complete at the beginning of May and move sometime after that. Secondly, we’re learning a new language, involved in our local church and are the tired parents of two lovely small children…

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Miscellaneous: 7 links

So we’re house hunting actively in Stockholm now and I’ll be glad to stop looking at property websites. Here are a few more interesting things to look at, to keep you going over the weekend This is a fascinating insight into missionary work into North Korea Doug Paul argues that in many ways Rob Bell and Mark Driscoll are the same There’s quite a lot of snow and ice in Sweden just now, but I’ve not seen anything quite as remarkable as this I’m all for simplicity and minimising the…

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What you think matters

There are a lot of blogs that I like to read and I use Google Reader to track currently 84 different blogs (that number goes up and down a bit as I opt in and out). Over the past year I’ve noticed that I’ve starred posts from one blog more than any other for further reading, to share with others, to engage with, respond to by commenting or reposting here. In fact right now I have 20 of their posts which I’m going to link to below as an example…

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