Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. (Philippians 4:8)
From the quarantine book pile:
Man of the House by C. R. Wiley. A counter-cultural look at how young men can build lasting and fruitful households. Here is an interview with the author: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/man-reads-monday-ep-12-interview-with-c-r-wiley/id1498243465.
From the link list:
Why we go to church: https://writtenforourinstruction.com/subject-to-a-better-offer/
Did you know C.S. Lewis had a stepson with untreated schizophrenia? https://www.firstthings.com/web-exclusives/2020/09/c-s-lewis-and-his-stepsons. I would appreciate hearing this story in more detail.
No perfect people: https://www.falkirkcenter.com/2020/09/12/god-has-used-flawed-people-throughout-history/; and no perfect societies: https://quillette.com/2020/09/06/the-myth-of-harmonious-indigenous-conservationism/
Nonetheless, imperfect as we are, we still reflect the eternal: https://www.desiringgod.org/articles/we-are-mists-and-marvels
Rod Drehr on “Cuties”: https://www.theamericanconservative.com/dreher/cuties-netflix-pretty-babies/; related, on the bigger problem: https://thefederalist.com/2020/09/15/if-the-child-porn-in-netflixs-cuties-surprised-you-you-havent-been-paying-attention/
Peter Leithart, always thought-provoking: https://theopolisinstitute.com/leithart_post/covenanted-hope/
How God reveals himself: https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/gods-not-hidden/
Non-profit does not negate stewardship: https://www.michaeljkruger.com/how-to-run-a-good-meeting-and-why-it-matters-more-than-you-think-2/
Doesn’t “progress” sound like a good thing? https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/trevin-wax/the-tyranny-of-progress/
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