November 30, 2020
Interesting links for the week of November 30, 2020

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma addresses the meaning of life  The case for singleness as a vocation Complementarianism and the beauty of gender differences  Advent: Clutch member Ashley Worsham-Giaccone shares her Advent devotional series Pelican Project member Karen Swallow Prior interviewed New Testament professor Jonathan T. Pennington about his new book, Jesus the Great Philosopher: Recovering the Wisdom […]

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November 23, 2020
Interesting links for the week of November 22, 2020

Pelican Project member Dorothy Greco discusses building the lasting love pledged on the wedding day: https://www.propelwomen.org/content/building-a-lasting-love/gjebi5?fbclid=IwAR0XZ2PAIva6Y-qUQ_DMH5Q3AkYSe3LSXd1FT-IVzoPm5AJ3oC3XdUREBvQ Volunteering can help children cope in uncertain times: https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/on-parenting/volunteer-opportunities-kids-family-covid/2020/11/13/1df6d42e-244b-11eb-952e-0c475972cfc0_story.html?utm_campaign=wp_the_optimist&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&wpisrc=nl_optimist Is the American church ready for refugees? https://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2020/november/us-will-re-open-to-refugees-is-us-church-ready.html  “Calling-in” (private, respectful conversations) could be the remedy for cancel culture: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/19/style/loretta-ross-smith-college-cancel-culture.html?fbclid=IwAR3Ge4W_ubTyaEeGNQNDZGFVawHO1lCVKnEeZNi0nvm9qxRhmKds1tL3q04 Narcissism and the toxic megachurch culture: https://religionnews.com/2020/11/19/carl-lentz-and-the-hot-pastor-problem/?fbclid=IwAR08meeFUMxq8sMZkz2ur6rMTNlMkKXgC8GxEKm45IBJ-mVL3TCBnayvCtg PODCAST: Karen Swallow Prior talks with philosopher Jennifer […]

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November 16, 2020
Interesting links for the week of November 16, 2020

New Testament scholar Craig Keener discusses what happens when political prophecies don’t come to pass: https://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2020/november-web-only/political-prophecy-false-bible-scholar-trump-election.html 2020 American Bible Society study indicates that combat veterans are more likely to read Scripture: https://www.biblegateway.com/blog/2020/11/research-the-us-military-and-the-bible/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+BibleGatewayBlog+%28Bible+Gateway+Blog%29 60 years ago, Ruby Bridges walked into an all-white school because of desegregation. What we should know: https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/9-things-you-should-know-about-ruby-bridges-and-school-desegregation/ Moonies leader tells his followers to take up […]

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November 9, 2020
Interesting links for the week of November 9, 2020

The Associated Press (among other networks) called the 2020 presidential race: Joe Biden to be 46th President: https://apnews.com/article/joe-biden-wins-white-house-ap-fd58df73aa677acb74fce2a69adb71f9 The Dutch Protestant Church makes a long-awaited statement about guilt for not doing more for Jewish people during WWII: https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2020-11-08/dutch-protestant-church-admits-failing-jews-in-world-war-ii Is it wrong to be rich? How can we enjoy wealth to the glory of God? https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/enjoy-wealth-glory/ Hillsong pastor Carl Lentz […]

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November 2, 2020
Interesting links for the week of November 2, 2020

Sarah Billups writes in the NYT that regardless of the outcome of the election, there is a sizable remnant of evangelicals who will persist in choosing human flourishing over fear: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/01/opinion/trump-evangelicals.html?fbclid=IwAR1WDlFaIw-wFIFD43v8TV4Mmyg_NgOieRWdXTFvZnubVie-EZTyiR-aRzQ Pelican Project member Karen Swallow Prior gives reasons why voting for a third-party is an acceptable option: https://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2020/october/karen-swallow-prior-voting-for-neither.html Pelican Project member Tish Harrison Warren writes about why […]

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October 26, 2020
Interesting links for the week of October 26, 2020

The Pope recently voiced his support of same-sex civil unions: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/21/world/europe/pope-francis-same-sex-civil-unions.html John Piper talks politics in an article that went viral this week: https://www.desiringgod.org/articles/policies-persons-and-paths-to-ruin Christianity Today reflects on the life of Luci Swindoll, who passed away this week: https://www.christianitytoday.com/news/2020/october/died-luci-swindoll-woman-faith-singleness-joy.html A review of Alisa Childer’s book, Another Gospel?: https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/reviews/another-gospel-progressive-christianity-alisa-childers/ Covid-19 has forced millions of women to leave the workforce at a […]

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October 19, 2020
Interesting links for the week of October 19, 2020

Do Christian women feel shame for wanting it all (family, work, etc.)? What does Amy Coney Barrett do for feminism in Christianity?: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/13/opinion/amy-coney-barrett-motherhood.html?smid=tw-nytopinion&smtyp=cur Suburban women in Texas struggle to decide on a presidential candidate to vote for various reasons: https://www.texasmonthly.com/politics/suburban-women/?fbclid=IwAR1qcha9eFFZ1OsIYHFY-KeDw55wxBuhv6F9EZQcNgkLkdA0bB7LqwQVZWo Find joy in voting, and release yourself from the pressure of finding the perfect candidate or political […]

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October 11, 2020
Interesting links for the week of October 12, 2020

Alisa Childers addresses the commonly held notion that Christians should not judge: https://wellwateredwomen.com/biblical-judgment-in-a-dont-judge-me-world/ Are you prone to bias? The way you make decisions may give you insight to the answer: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/we-learn-faster-when-we-arent-told-what-choices-to-make/?fbclid=IwAR0Cm96jpVj2jZVYyVWsoArWRFDQ5xtGc967iNguXoFz11_0PiS0cVkPqdU Pelican Project members Anne Carlson Kennedy and Melanie Cogdill have a conversation about the Enneagram, a popular personality assessment tool: https://www.equip.org/article/the-road-back-to-where-a-look-at-self-discovery-using-the-enneagram/?fbclid=IwAR0yHUxrgmh4-zyUDqUi9jxOAlq0tRGVh3kJlpYcekiw50Qn-5NNVqn1y-c 40% of Christian Americans say […]

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October 5, 2020
Interesting links for the week of October 5, 2020

The editors at Christianity Today address concerns about why they chose to cover the investigation involving late apologist Ravi Zacharias (link to original article in letter): https://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2020/september-web-only/editors-note-ravi-zacharias-investigation.html President and Mrs. Donald Trump have tested positive for Covid-19: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/02/us/politics/trump-covid.html Tim Keller recently wrote more than 37,000 words to help Christians understand the biblical perspective regarding race and […]

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