Nephos IX

1. Jon Acuff proves Solomon invented Twitter. Well, maybe “proves” is a little strong, but see what you think . . .

Solomon invented Twitter

2. This bit of MLK history from Owen Strachan illustrates that spiritual and theological convictions can motivate great change.

Christopher Hitchens was Wrong: Martin Luther King Jr. on Cosmic Companionship

3. Ever wondered why dinosaurs don’t talk? Brian Regan’s son has the answer.

4. Weddings are a blessed part of pastoral ministry. They also raise questions and can provide headaches. Brian Croft helps with the questions.

What are the boundary lines to determine whether a pastor can/should conduct a wedding?

5. This is one of the most chilling, sobering things I’ve ever seen. Justin Taylor shares the trailer It’s a Girl! The Three Deadliest Words in the World.

The 200 Million Missing Girls.

6. Desiring God offers a free e-book on abortion and asks you to “Please feel free to download it, print it, copy it, and share it with as many people as you like.”

Exposing the Dark Work of Abortion

7. Steve Green, president of Hobby Lobby has an extraordinary collection of Bible artifacts. Here he discusses a few items from the collection, including a recently recovered papyrus fragment of Romans – estimated to be the earliest (2nd century) extant manuscript of the book.

Hobby Lobby president’s rare collection.

8. Increased religious freedom in China? Christianity Today reports that increasingly the Chinese have legal access to Christian literature.

Discipling the Dragon: Christian Publishing Finds Success in China.

9. Abraham Piper has found his favorite Wal-Mart in the Dominican Republic. I think I agree.

HT: 22 Words.

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